Covers mushrooms and other non-lichenized fungi that form multicellular fruiting bodies large enough to be seen with the unaided eye.
Browse by scientific name:
67 species, 0 subspecies and varieties
Show only taxa with photos
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
– 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
Distribution: Western North America, on conifer roots.
Habitat: Terrestrial in coniferous forests, arising from conifer roots, sometimes at the base of stumps or trees.
Substrate: Terrestrial but on wood.
– 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.
Distribution: Northern Hemisphere.
Habitat: Temperate forests.
Description: Effuso-reflexed or resupinate, on hardwoods. Thin, leathery or papery. Cap when present is white or gray, or may be green from algae. Pore surface white, then cream, then light brown.
Distribution: Widespread in northern hemisphere.
Substrate: On branches and twigs of hardwoods.