Macrofungi

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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13 genera
44 species, 11 subspecies and varieties
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Nectria cinnabarinacoral spot
Neohygrophorus angelesianus
Distribution: Commonly found in the mountains near melting snow but also can appear on bare soil, in meadows, or even at lower elevations under conifers, far from any snow.
Spores: amyloid spores
Neolentinus kauffmanii
Spores: The spores are white, small, and non-amyloid
Neolentinus lepideusscaly Lentinus, scaly sawgill, train-wrecker
Distribution: N. lepideus is not common in natural habitats, but can be found on conifer logs and stumps in some areas. It is a brown-rot fungus and is more commonly encountered on construction timbers, railroad ties, and, in the past, on automobile frames when they were made of wood. It can occur almost any time but is most common in summer and fall.
Neolentinus ponderosuslarge Lentinus, ponderous Lentinus, giant sawtooth
Neournula pouchetiirose goblet
Distribution: N. pouchetii is known from scattered locations throughout the PNW, North Africa, and France, although it is likely to occur elsewhere too.
Spores: The spores are ellipsoid, 23--32 x 8--10 ┬Ám, warty when mature
Nidula candidajellied bird's nest fungus, common gel bird's nest
Nidula niveotomentosawhite barrel bird's nest
Nolanea sericeasilky Nolanea, silky pinkgill
Nolanea strictiorstrict Nolanea