16 subspecies and varieties
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Index to genera:Agrocybe
– leather earthscale, dark fieldcap
– common Agrocybe, hemispheric Agrocybe, common fieldcap
– spring Agrocybe, spring fieldcap
– mulch fieldcap
– funeral bell
Habitat: It occurs on stumps and logs of conifers and hardwoods, or grows from pieces of buried wood, wood chips, or other woody debris.
Distribution: Europe to North America
Habitat: Conifer logs and stumps
– fiery Agaric, big laughing Gym, giant Gymnopilus, big laughing mushroom, spectacular rustgill
– golden-gilled Gymnopilus
– small yellow Gymnopilus, common rustgill
Distribution: Common and widespread
Habitat: On conifer and hardwood including stumps, logs, wood chips, and sawdust.
– fir flamecap, common and boring Gymnopilus, spruce Gymnopilus, scaly rustgill
– jumbo Gym, giant Gymnopilus, big laughing mushroom
Habitat: Rotting logs, snags, or stumps
Distribution: Occurs in northern Europe, and was described from the Great Lakes region, so probably occurs throughout much of the north temperate and boreal areas of the Northern Hemisphere.
Habitat: Has a special fondness for mossy areas, sphagnum or otherwise.
– dark-centered Hebeloma, veiled Hebeloma, veiled poisonpie
– conifer tuft, smoky-gilled woodlover
Distribution: It occurs thoughout the PNW, elsewhere in northern North America, and in Europe and Asia.
Habitat: Grows on conifer logs.
– sulfur tuft, clustered woodlover
Distribution: Common in PNW
Habitat: Grows in clusters on logs and other large woody debris.
– bitter Pholiota, pinkish-orange Pholiota, conifer scaly-cap
Habitat: Occurs widely in the temperate and boreal areas of the Northern Hemisphere.
– golden Pholiota, golden scaly-cap, golden scalycap
Habitat: Northern temperate and boreal forests
– burnt-ground Pholiota, charcoal scalecap, charcoal scaly-cap
– flaming Pholiota, yellow Pholiota, flaming scaly-cap
– destructive Pholiota, poplar Pholiota
– ground Pholiota, terrestrial Pholiota
– baeos, potent Psilocybe, knobby tops
– blueleg brownie, cyans, blue halos, blueing Psilocybe, potent Psilocybe, wavy-capped Psilocybe
– blue-haired Psilocybe, rhododendron Psilocybe
– grass rotting Psilocybe
– blunted-grassland Psilocybe
– mountain brownie, mountain moss Psilocybe
Distribution: Has been reported from much of the temperate Northern Hemisphere.
Habitat: Common at higher elevations
– conifer Psilocybe
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.
– liberty-cap, magic mushroom
– Stuntz's blue-legs, blue-ringers, Stuntz's Psilocybe
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.
– verdigris roundhead, blue-green Stropharia
– questionable Stropharia
Distribution: Confined to the PNW, including northern California.
Habitat: Primarily in forest habitats on soil and leaf litter.
– luxuriant ringstalk, conifer roundhead, lacerated Stropharia
Distribution: It is widespread in the north temperate and boreal forests of the Northern Hemisphere
Habitat: It sometimes occurs on intact conifer logs, but is most abundant on wood that has been more highly decomposed.
– king Stropharia, wine-cap Stropharia, wine-red Stropharia
– umbonate dung-dwelling Stropharia