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All Fungi at Wild Florida Photo


An index of the various fungi images at Wild Florida Photo

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Mushroom in the Woods

Clay Co. NC 08/26/16
This large mushroom was growing in the woods near the trail on the lower portion of Jackrabbit Mountain in the Nantahala National Forest.
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Jackrabbit Mountain  NC


Clay Co. NC 07/11/17
Goldstalk mushrooms are found in eastern North America from Quebec to Florida, under oaks and other hardwoods.
They are also called orn ... more
Nantahala National Forest  NC

Oyster Mushrooms

Suwannee Co. FL 12/06/22
The mushrooms shown on this page appear to be various species of oyster mushrooms in the genus Pleurotus.
You can also view the ... more

Dead Man's Fingers

Smyth Co. VA 07/02/07
These photos show one of the species of Xylaria, many of which are commonly known as dead man's fingers.
These specimens were fo ... more

Fungi on Tree

Columbia Co. FL 01/01/23
These fungi growing on a tree trunk appear to be a species of Trichaptum.

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Artist's Bracket

Orange Co. FL 02/05/10
The bracket fungi on this page appear to be members of the genus Ganoderma containing species known as Artist's Brackets, Reishi, and All ... more

Laccaria mushrooms

Volusia Co. FL 12/19/22
Mushrooms of the genus Laccaria are often purple or various shades of brown and have gills attached to, but not extending down the stem. For mo ... more

Giant Panus

Volusia Co. FL 10/07/21
This is one of the oyster mushrooms. It is likely Pleurotus levis, but could also be the very similar Pleurotus dryinus (veiled oy ... more

Mushrooms near Fairchild Oak

Volusia Co. FL 11/15/18
These mushrooms were seen in the clearing around the Fairchild Oak in Bulow Creek State Park.

For a taxonomic tree and links to o ... more
Bulow Creek State Park  FL

Pleated Inkcap

Volusia Co. FL 07/12/22
Found throughout Florida, Parasola plicatilis is most prevalent throughout the eastern United States and along the west coast. Also range ... more

Fluted Bird's Nest

Volusia Co. FL 09/09/17
This tiny cup fungi is less than 1cm (~3/8 in.) in diameter and is widely distributed throughout North America.
For an interesting desc ... more
Lake Helen  FL

Jelly Ear

Wilson Co. TN 04/30/21
These fungi are commonly called jelly ear, and also sometimes wood ear. There are numerous similar fungi, however I believe these are probably ... more

Dryad's saddle

Haywood Co. NC 04/26/21
Also called pheasant back mushroom or pheasant's-back polypore, Dryad's saddle is a bracket fungi that grows on both deadwood and live trees, mo ... more

Hemlock Varnish Shelf

Sevier Co. TN 04/28/21
These bracket fungi were photographed in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They appear to be in the subgenus Ganoderma of the G ... more

Cedar-apple Rust

Wilson Co. TN 04/30/21
Cedar-apple rust is a fungal disease that requires two different hosts - first a cedar and second a member of the rose family - to complete the ... more

Hairy Hexagonia

Volusia Co. FL 11/15/18
This is one of the many bracket fungi - also known as shelf fungi.
The top surface of the conk - or fruiting body - had a light-colored ... more
Bulow Creek State Park  FL

Little Talbot Fungi

Duval Co. FL 02/23/21
This is an assortment of fungi that was photographed at Little Talbot Island State Park in February 2021.
Little Talbot is a barrier is ... more
Little Talbot Island State Park  FL

Limp Mushroom Cluster

Volusia Co. FL 11/15/18
This clump of brown mushrooms appear to be past their prime. They were in an area with numerous magnolia fruit on the ground, and some of those ... more
Bulow Creek State Park  FL

Mushroom Cluster #2

Volusia Co. FL 11/15/18
This cluster of small light brown mushrooms was seen in Bulow Creek State Park along the trail to the Boardman Pond overlook.

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Bulow Creek State Park  FL

Elegant Stinkhorn

Volusia Co. FL 11/15/18
The fungi Mutinus elegans is also known as the Devil's Dipstick and Demon FIngers.

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Indigo Milky

Wakulla Co. FL 07/04/14
A strikingly blue mushroom fruiting body emerged from the leaf litter in the woods of Wakulla State Forest.
Lactarius indigo fungi is f ... more
Wakulla State Forest  FL

Berkeley's Polypore

Coffe Co. TN 09/30/13
This mushroom, also called Stump Blossoms, is found in hardwood forests of eastern North America, often near the bases of oaks. These photograp ... more
May Prairie State Natural Area  TN

Crown-tipped Coral Fungus

Sumner Co. TN 07/04/09
This distinctive fungus is found throughout much of North America east of the Rocky Mountains. I have seen what I believe was the same species ... more
Taylor Hollow State Natural Area  TN

Turkey Tail Fungus

Wakulla Co. FL 07/04/14
The turkey tail is one of the bracket fungi, also called shelf fungi.
There are many similar ... more

Bracket Fungi

Duval Co. FL 02/24/21
Various bracket fungi not identified to species.
Bracket fungi are also frequently called shelf fungi and are in the Polypores order of ... more

White Mushrooms

Clay Co. NC 08/26/16
A selection of photos showing various white mushrooms that I have yet to confidently identify.

For a taxonomic tree and links to ... more

Orange Jelly

Wakulla Co. FL 07/04/14
Orange Jelly - Dacrymyces chrysospermus - is also known as Orange Witch's Butter, but not to be confused with Witch's Butter, Tremella ... more
Wakulla State Forest  FL

Ravenel's Stinkhorn

Volusia Co. FL 08/07/09
This stinkhorn is probably Phallus ravenelii, and is found in eastern North America. The genus name referring to the shape of the mature ... more
Ormond Beach, FL  FL

Jack O'Lantern Mushroom

Volusia Co. FL 12/07/13
These orange mushrooms grow in clusters on dead wood, either exposed or in the ground, appearing mostly in the fall in wooded areas. The gills ... more
Spruce Creek Preserve  FL

Jester Lichen

Marion Co. FL 03/30/19
Jester lichen - Cladonia leporina - in Ocala National Forest. This is just one of the several species of Cladonia that is commonly ... more
Ocala National Forest  FL

Lichen on Tree

Wakulla Co. FL 05/26/07
This lichen was spotted on a tree trunk along the Florida Trail in the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, not far from Shepherd Spring.
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St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge  FL

Fairy Ring

Volusia Co. FL 10/06/16
Sometimes fungi grow underground in a circular shape and after a rain, the fruiting bodies, - commonly known as mushrooms - appear around the ed ... more
Holly Hill  FL

Old Man's Beard

Hamilton Co. FL 01/02/11
This lichen usually grows attached to the branches of trees and shrubs, often on oaks and pines. These images are possibly Usnea strigosa ... more
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park  FL

Mushroom Cluster

Hamilton Co. FL 11/08/08
A tight cluster of small mushrooms seen along the Florida Trail. This was along a section of the trail passing through the Holton Creek Wildlif ... more
Florida Trail  FL

Barometer Earthstar

Volusia Co. FL 01/22/10
These mushrooms have a center that resembles a puffball, surrounded by rays that clasp and surround the spore sac in dry weather, then open in r ... more
Lyonia Preserve  FL

Deer Lichen

Putnam Co. FL 03/13/04
Also called deer moss, there are at least six species of Cladina found in Florida. These lichens are light gray and grow in round form ... more
Dunns Creek State Park  FL

Columned Stinkhorn

Duval Co. FL 01/01/10
A putrid aroma is usually noticed before this mushroom is seen.
Most commonly ranging through the southeastern Gulf coastal states, Co ... more
Little Talbot Island State Park  FL

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