Covers mushrooms and other non-lichenized fungi that form multicellular fruiting bodies large enough to be seen with the unaided eye.
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Index to genera:Baeospora
– conifer-cone Baeospora, conifercone cap, conifer conecap, spruce-cone mushroom
Substrate: Spruce and Douglas fir cones
Spores: (3--4.5 x 2--3 µm) weakly amyloid spores
– lavender Baeospora
Substrate: Hardwood logs and stumps
– grayish white Hydnum, drab tooth
– desert drumstick, flatcap stalked puffball, scaly-stalked puffball, sandy stiltball
– minute lemon cup, yellow fairy cups
Spores: ellipsoid, medium-sized (8--14 x 3--5 µm), and have one crosswall and two oil drops at maturity
– smoky bracket, smoky polypore
– admirable bolete, bragger's bolete
– white king bolete
Distribution: Southwest United States
Habitat: Under ponderosa pines
– bitter beech bolete, bitter bolete
– cracked-cap bolete, red-cracked bolete, red-cracking bolete, yellow-fleshed Boletus
Distribution: Common in conifer forests.
Habitat: B. chrysenteron can be found in forested areas, on the edges of woods, and in urban habitats, such as parks.
– conifer Boletus
Habitat: Low- to mid-elevation conifer forests
– Alice Eastwood's Boletus
– king bolete, penny bun, cep, porcini, steinpilz
Habitat: Occurs with conifers.
Distribution: Widespread in the PNW
Habitat: Occurs in old-growth forests of fir and western hemlock as well as earlier succession forests of western hemlock and Douglas-fir and other mixed forest stands.
– red-stalked bolete, scarletina bolete, slender red-pored bolete
– spring king bolete, spring king
– ruby bolete
Habitat: Grassy areas, mossy lawns, or along the edges of trails, always near trees such as oaks, cottonwood, willow, and basswood or linden.
– bitter bolete, red-stemmed bitter bolete
Distribution: Widespread but not particularly common in the PNW region.
Habitat: It was described from coastal conifer and mixed forests in California, but in the PNW, occurs in montane conifer forests.
– boring brown bolete, suede bolete, yellow-cracked bolete
– Zeller's bolete
Distribution: Common in coastal and low elevation conifer forests.
Habitat: Occurs in urban areas, parks, along trails, and in other areas where conifers occur.
– Bondarzew's polypore, giant mountain polypore
– grey puffball, lead-colored puffball, tumbling puffball, tumble-ball
– fuzzy Sandozi
Distribution: B. nobilissimus is very rare, known only from forests of western Washington and Oregon, and is a protected species in both states.
Habitat: Occurs primarily on very old noble fir, at the base of living trees and snags or on top of stumps.