Macrofungi
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Common names beginning with P:
Belted Panaeolus (Panaeolus subbalteatus)
Habitat: Occurs on dung (often of horses) or dung-rich soil in gardens or lawns.
Haymaker's Panaeolus (Panaeolina foenisecii)
Ringed Panaeolus (Panaeolus semiovatus)
Luminescent Panellus (Panellus stipticus)
Winter Panellus (Panellus serotinus)
Hairy Panus (Lentinus strigosus)
Distribution: L. strigosus is a widely distributed species, occurring on logs and stumps of hardwoods whenever temperature and moisture conditions are suitable.
Ruddy Panus (Lentinus strigosus)
Distribution: L. strigosus is a widely distributed species, occurring on logs and stumps of hardwoods whenever temperature and moisture conditions are suitable.
Horsehair parachute (Marasmius androsaceus)
Leaf parachute (Marasmius epiphyllus)
Stinking parachute (Gymnopus perforans)
Brown-eyed parasol (Lepiota cristata)
Flaming parasol (Lepiota flammeotincta)
Flower pot parasol (Leucocoprinus birnbaumii)
Gray parasol (Leucoagaricus barssii)
Substrate: Sandy or loamy soils
Japanese parasol (Parasola plicatilis)
Habitat: Grows in grassy areas and among weedy plants along the edges of woodland trails
Onion-stalk parasol (Leucocoprinus cepistipes)
Red-eyed parasol (Leucoagaricus rubrotinctus)
Habitat: Very common and conspicuous in coastal and lower elevation forests.
Red-tinged parasol (Leucoagaricus rubrotinctus)
Habitat: Very common and conspicuous in coastal and lower elevation forests.
Saffron parasol (Cystoderma amianthinum)
Shaggy parasol (Chlorophyllum brunneum)
Shaggy-stalked parasol (Lepiota clypeolaria)
Small white parasol (Lepiota alba)
Smooth parasol (Leucoagaricus leucothites)
Habitat: It is a widespread mushroom that occurs mostly in grassy areas, gardens, and other human-influenced habitats, but also occasionally in forests.
Stinking parasol (Lepiota cristata)
Yellow parasol (Leucocoprinus birnbaumii)
Bleeding conifer parchment (Stereum sanguinolentum)
Hairy parchment (Stereum hirsutum)
Two-tone parchment (Laxitextum bicolor)
Fan pax (Tapinella panuoides)
Inrolled pax (Paxillus involutus)
Habitat: P. involutus occurs in natural forest in our region but is not common there. It is much more common and abundant in parks and landscaped areas, where it is typically associated with birches, often along with Leccinum scabrum and Lactarius plumbeus
Velvet pax (Tapinella atrotomentosa)
Habitat: Grows from rotting conifer stumps, snags, and logs
Stalkless Paxillus (Tapinella panuoides)
Pea-rock (Pisolithus arhizus)
Strap-shaped pestle (Clavariadelphus sachalinensis)
Distribution: Widespread in western and northern North America.
Habitat: Often these species can be found in large troops under conifers.
Kit's Phaeocollybia (Phaeocollybia scatesiae)
Pretty Phaeocollybia (Phaeocollybia fallax)
Zoned Phellodon (Phellodon tomentosus)
Distribution: Common in PNW and occur elsewhere in the northern U.S., Canada, and Europe.
Habitat: Conifer forests
Radiating Phlebia (Phlebia radiata)
Bitter Pholiota (Pholiota astragalina)
Distribution: Broad
Habitat: Occurs widely in the temperate and boreal areas of the Northern Hemisphere.
Bristly Pholiota (Pholiota squarrosoides)
Burnt-ground Pholiota (Pholiota carbonaria)
Destructive Pholiota (Pholiota populnea)
Flaming Pholiota (Pholiota flammans)
Golden false Pholiota (Phaeolepiota aurea)
Distribution: Widely distributed
Habitat: Usually found in the north temperate zone in disturbed areas of forests, such as along roadsides.
Golden Pholiota (Pholiota aurivella)
Distribution: Broad
Habitat: Northern temperate and boreal forests
Ground Pholiota (Pholiota terrestris)
Lemon-yellow Pholiota (Pholiota limonella)
Pinkish-orange Pholiota (Pholiota astragalina)
Distribution: Broad
Habitat: Occurs widely in the temperate and boreal areas of the Northern Hemisphere.
Pointed Pholiota (Pholiota subflavida)
Poplar Pholiota (Pholiota populnea)
Slender Pholiota (Pholiota spumosa)
Terrestrial Pholiota (Pholiota terrestris)
Yellow Pholiota (Pholiota flammans)
Pig's-ear (Gomphus clavatus)
Habitat: Conifer forests
Pig's-ears (Gomphus clavatus)
Habitat: Conifer forests
Powdery piggyback (Asterophora lycoperdoides)
Silky piggyback (Asterophora parasitica)
Green mushroom pimple (Hypomyces luteovirens)
Orange mushroom pimple (Hypomyces lactifluorum)
Distribution: Broad
Substrate: Hypomyces lactifluorum, the lobster mushroom, grows in the tissue of certain russulas and lactariuses in the PNW, especially R. brevipes, and turns the host mushroom into a dense mass of mummified tissue.
Pine spike (Chroogomphus vinicolor)
Woolly pine spike (Chroogomphus tomentosus)
Distribution: Occurs only in western North America.
Habitat: Often is found in mixed conifer forests that lack pines.
Robust pine-spike (Chroogomphus pseudovinicolor)
Blue-edge pinkgill (Leptonia serrulata)
Mousepee pinkgill (Leptonia incana)
Silky pinkgill (Nolanea sericea)
Pale pinky (Ramaria rubrievanescens)
Perma pinky (Ramaria rubripermanens)
White pinwheel (Marasmius epiphyllus)
Plums-and-custard (Tricholomopsis rutilans)
Black-edged Pluteus (Pluteus atromarginatus)
Yellow-stemmed Pluteus (Pluteus romellii)
Poison-pie (Hebeloma crustuliniforme)
Poisonpie (Hebeloma crustuliniforme)
Sweet poisonpie (Hebeloma sacchariolens)
Veiled poisonpie (Hebeloma mesophaeum)
Birch polypore (Piptoporus betulinus)
Bitter iodine polypore (Jahnoporus hirtus)
Black-footed polypore (Polyporus badius)
Black-footed polypore (Polyporus elegans)
Blue cheese polypore (Oligoporus caesius)
Blue-capped polypore (Albatrellus flettii)
Blue-pored polypore (Albatrellus caeruleoporus)
Bondarzew's polypore (Bondarzewia mesenterica)
Bone polypore (Oligoporus obductus)
Cinnabar-red polypore (Pycnoporus cinnabarinus)
Dye polypore (Phaeolus schweinitzii)
Habitat: Terrestrial, at the root of living conifers
Dyer's polypore (Phaeolus schweinitzii)
Habitat: Terrestrial, at the root of living conifers
Elegant polypore (Polyporus elegans)
False tinder polypore (Phellinus igniarius)
Flecked-flesh polypore (Phellinus igniarius)
Flett's polypore (Albatrellus flettii)
Fringed polypore (Polyporus arcularius)
Gelatinous pored polypore (Gloeoporus dichrous)
Giant mountain polypore (Bondarzewia mesenterica)
Golden spreading polypore (Porodaedalea chrysoloma)
Gray polypore (Cerrena unicolor)
Hexagonal-pored polypore (Polyporus alveolaris)
Larch polypore (Fomitopsis officinalis)
Many-colored polypore (Trametes versicolor)
Marshmallow polypore (Oligoporus leucospongia)
Habitat: Oligoporus leucospongia is a spring fungus of the western mountains that grows on conifer and sometimes aspen wood that has been buried in snow.
Mossy maze polypore (Cerrena unicolor)
Multicolor gilled polypore (Lenzites betulina)
Mustard-yellow polypore (Fuscoporia gilva)
Orange sponge polypore (Pycnoporellus alboluteus)
Distribution: It occurs throughout the western mountains, and also has been reported occasionally from the northeastern U.S. and eastern Canada
Habitat: common high-mountain fungus in spring and summer, fruiting on conifer logs, especially those of spruce, and occasionally on aspen
Pheasant's back polypore (Polyporus squamosus)
Red-belted polypore (Fomitopsis pinicola)
Habitat: Occurs on conifers and hardwoods.
Resinous polypore (Ischnoderma resinosum)
Habitat: Occurs on conifers and hardwoods.
Rosy polypore (Fomitopsis cajanderi)
Rusty-gilled polypore (Gloeophyllum sepiarium)
Scaly polypore (Polyporus squamosus)
Scaly yellow polypore (Albatrellus ellisii)
Sheep polypore (Albatrellus ovinus)
Smoky polypore (Bjerkandera adusta)
Spring polypore (Polyporus arcularius)
Staining cheese polypore (Oligoporus fragilis)
Tender nesting polypore (Hapalopilus nidulans)
Thin-maze flat polypore (Daedaleopsis confragosa)
Thin-walled maze polypore (Daedaleopsis confragosa)
Tinder polypore (Fomes fomentarius)
Tuberous polypore (Polyporus tuberaster)
Umbrella polypore (Polyporus umbellatus)
Veiled polypore (Cryptoporus volvatus)
Vermilion polypore (Pycnoporus cinnabarinus)
Violet toothed polypore (Trichaptum biforme)
White cheese polypore (Tyromyces chioneus)
White spongy polypore (Oligoporus leucospongia)
Habitat: Oligoporus leucospongia is a spring fungus of the western mountains that grows on conifer and sometimes aspen wood that has been buried in snow.
White-gilled polypore (Lenzites betulina)
Winter polypore (Polyporus brumalis)
Woolly velvet polypore (Onnia tomentosa)
Habitat: Roots of conifers
Yellow-red gill polypore (Gloeophyllum sepiarium)
Porcini (Boletus edulis)
Habitat: Occurs with conifers.
Bleeding porecrust (Physisporinus sanguinolentus)
Cinnamon porecrust (Fuscoporia ferrea)
Common porecrust (Schizophyllum commune)
Frothy porecrust (Oxyporus latemarginatus)
Rusty porecrust (Fuscoporia ferruginosa)
Split porecrust (Schizopora paradoxa)
Orange Poria (Ceriporia spissa)
Small potato (Scleroderma areolatum)
Powder-cap (Asterophora lycoperdoides)
Cinnabar powdercap (Cystodermella cinnabarina)
Earthy powdercap (Cystoderma amianthinum)
Star-bearing powdercap (Asterophora lycoperdoides)
The prince (Agaricus augustus)
Habitat: Found in particularly in well watered areas under cedars and in disturbed areas, such as campgrounds or along trails or roads.
Prunes-and-custard (Tricholomopsis decora)
Charcoal Psathyrella (Psathyrella carbonicola)
Clustered Psathyrella (Psathyrella piluliformis)
Distribution: It is common throughout the U.S., including the PNW
Date-colored Psathyrella (Psathyrella spadicea)
Dubious Psathyrella (Psathyrella incerta)
Ringed Psathyrella (Psathyrella longistriata)
Habitat: Occurs in mixed forests, often ones containing alder.
Smooth-capped Psathyrella (Psathyrella subnuda)
Suburban Psathyrella (Psathyrella candolleana)
Habitat: It is found around stumps or in grassy areas in the vicinity of buried roots of hardwood trees.
Blue-haired Psilocybe (Psilocybe cyanofibrillosa)
Blueing Psilocybe (Psilocybe cyanescens)
Blunted-grassland Psilocybe (Psilocybe liniformans)
Conifer Psilocybe (Psilocybe pelliculosa)
Distribution: Confined to the Pacific Coast
Habitat: P. pelliculosa typically grows in groups among herbaceous plants in disturbed forest settings. It often can be found along trails or the edges of forest roads.
Grass rotting Psilocybe (Psilocybe inquilina)
Mountain moss Psilocybe (Psilocybe montana)
Distribution: Has been reported from much of the temperate Northern Hemisphere.
Habitat: Common at higher elevations
Potent Psilocybe (Psilocybe baeocystis)
Potent Psilocybe (Psilocybe cyanescens)
Rhododendron Psilocybe (Psilocybe cyanofibrillosa)
Stuntz's Psilocybe (Psilocybe stuntzii)
Distribution: It is not often found in natural habitats. It is another species apparently confined to the Pacific Coast, particularly the PNW.
Habitat: P. stuntzii occurs frequently in well mulched newly planted lawns, as well as in wood chips and other landscape settings.
Wavy-capped Psilocybe (Psilocybe cyanescens)
Warted puff-ball (Lycoperdon perlatum)
Habitat: L. perlatum can be found in disturbed sites, such as forest roadsides, from late summer through fall whenever there is sufficient moisture.
Beautiful puffball (Lycoperdon pulcherrimum)
Boone's puffball (Calvatia booniana)
Habitat: Sagebrush steppe and open, grassy areas
Curtis' puffball (Lycoperdon curtisii)
Dark puffball (Lycoperdon nigrescens)
Habitat: Conifer forests and alpine habitats
Desert stalked puffball (Chlamydopus meyenianus)
Dusky puffball (Lycoperdon nigrescens)
Habitat: Conifer forests and alpine habitats
Dwarf puffball (Lycoperdon dermoxanthum)
Dye-maker's false puffball (Pisolithus arhizus)
Dyemaker's puffball (Pisolithus arhizus)
Flatcap stalked puffball (Battarrea phalloides)
Gem puffball (Lycoperdon perlatum)
Habitat: L. perlatum can be found in disturbed sites, such as forest roadsides, from late summer through fall whenever there is sufficient moisture.
Gem-studded puffball (Lycoperdon perlatum)
Habitat: L. perlatum can be found in disturbed sites, such as forest roadsides, from late summer through fall whenever there is sufficient moisture.
Giant puffball (Calvatia gigantea)
Grey puffball (Bovista plumbea)
Lead-colored puffball (Bovista plumbea)
Pear puffball (Lycoperdon pyriforme)
Pear-shaped puffball (Lycoperdon pyriforme)
Pigskin poison puffball (Scleroderma citrinum)
Purple-spored puffball (Calvatia cyathiformis)
Scaly-stalked puffball (Battarrea phalloides)
Sculptured giant puffball (Calbovista subsculpta)
Sculptured puffball (Calbovista subsculpta)
Sculptured puffball (Calvatia sculpta)
Sierran puffball (Calvatia sculpta)
Small tumbling puffball (Lycoperdon dermoxanthum)
Small warted mountain puffball (Calvatia subcretacea)
Smooth puffball (Lycoperdon molle)
Soft puffball (Lycoperdon molle)
Stump puffball (Lycoperdon pyriforme)
Thick-skinned puffball (Scleroderma citrinum)
Tumbling puffball (Bovista pila)
Tumbling puffball (Bovista plumbea)
Vase puffball (Calvatia cyathiformis)
Warted giant puffball (Calbovista subsculpta)
Western giant puffball (Calvatia booniana)
Habitat: Sagebrush steppe and open, grassy areas
Western lawn puffball (Vascellum lloydianum)
Western lawn puffbowl (Vascellum lloydianum)