Mushroom Identification

Guides and resources for identifying different species of mushrooms, including their distinctive characteristics and habitats.

Parasol Mushroom (Macrolepiota Procera)

Welcome to another mycological journey with The Mushroom Network! Today, we’re venturing into the realm of Macrolepiota Procera, a true gem of the fungal kingdom. With a blend of scholarly insight and a sprinkle of humor, let’s dive into the fascinating world of this majestic mushroom. SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Macrolepiota Procera) COMMON NAME(S): Parasol Mushroom | […]

Parasol Mushroom (Macrolepiota Procera)

Oak Milkcap (Lactarius Quietus)

Welcome, mycology enthusiasts and nature lovers! Today, we’re journeying into the quiet corners of oak woodlands to uncover the secrets of Lactarius Quietus, a mushroom that’s as intriguing as it is unassuming. SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Lactarius Quietus) COMMON NAME(S): Oak Milkcap | Tawny Milkcap | Quiet Lactarius | Whispering Milkcap I-NAME: ???? Founding Mycologist/Discovered By: -Unknown-

Oak Milkcap (Lactarius Quietus)

Enoki (Flammulina Velutipes)

Welcome to the intriguing world of the Enoki mushroom, a culinary delight and a scientific wonder. Letโ€™s delve into the fascinating aspects of this slender, golden mushroom. SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Flammulina Velutipes) COMMON NAME(S): Enoki | Enokitake | Velvet Stem | Golden Needle Mushroom | Winter Mushroom I-NAME: ENOK Founding Mycologist/Discovered By: The Enoki has been

Enoki (Flammulina Velutipes)

Violet Webcap (Cortinarius Violaceus)

Welcome to the detailed exploration of Cortinarius Violaceus, a mushroom as intriguing as it is beautiful. Let’s dive into the scientific marvels and artistic wonders of this violet treasure. SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Cortinarius Violaceus) COMMON NAME(S): Violet Webcap | Violet Cort | Amethyst Cortinarius | Purple Mystique I-NAME: VWEB Founding Mycologist/Discovered By: The discovery of Cortinarius

Violet Webcap (Cortinarius Violaceus)

Turkey Tail (Trametes Versicolor)

Welcome to the enchanting world of Turkey Tail mushrooms, where the beauty of nature meets the frontier of medicinal research. Let’s delve into the vibrant life of Trametes Versicolor, a mushroom as rich in history as it is in color. SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Trametes Versicolor) COMMON NAME(S): Turkey Tail | Cloud Mushroom | Multicolored Polypore |

Turkey Tail (Trametes Versicolor)

White Oyster (Pleurotus Ostreatus)

Welcome, fungi enthusiasts and culinary adventurers, to the world of the White Oyster mushroom! As we explore Pleurotus Ostreatus, let’s immerse ourselves in its culinary versatility and ecological significance, celebrating the wonders of mycology. SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Pleurotus Ostreatus) COMMON NAME(S): White Oyster Mushroom | Oyster Shelf | Tree Oyster Mushroom | Hiratake I-NAME: GWO Founding

White Oyster (Pleurotus Ostreatus)

Blue Meanies (Panaeolus Copelandia Cyanescens)

Welcome, fellow mycophiles and curious minds, to the enchanting world of Blue Meanies! As we delve into the fascinating aspects of Panaeolus Copelandia Cyanescens, let’s embark on a journey through science and wonder, unveiling the secrets of these remarkable fungi. SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Panaeolus Copelandia Cyanescens) COMMON NAME(S): Blue Meanies | Blueys | Copelandia Cyanescens I-NAME:

Blue Meanies (Panaeolus Copelandia Cyanescens)

Psilocybe Cubensis (PC-Strain)

Welcome to the fascinating world of Psilocybe Cubensis, a mushroom species celebrated by mycologists and psychonauts alike. Here we explore the general characteristics of this renowned species, a foundation for understanding its many unique strains. SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Psilocybe Cubensis) COMMON NAME(S): Golden Teacher | B+ | Mexican | Ecuadorian | Thai | Albino A+ |

Psilocybe Cubensis (PC-Strain)

Bleeding Fairy Helmet (Mycena Haematopus)

Greetings, fungal aficionados and curious minds! Today, we delve into the enigmatic world of Mycena Haematopus, also known as the Bleeding Fairy Helmet, a mushroom that’s as scientifically fascinating as it is visually striking. SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Mycena Haematopus) COMMON NAME(S): Bleeding Fairy Helmet | Burgundy-Drop Bonnet | Bloodfoot Mushroom I-NAME: BFH Founding Mycologist/Discovered By: -Unknown-

Bleeding Fairy Helmet (Mycena Haematopus)

Black Trumpet (Craterellus Cinereus)

Greetings, fungal aficionados and nature lovers! Today, we embark on a fascinating exploration of Craterellus Cinereus, commonly known as the Black Trumpet. This culinary treasure is not only a delight for the taste buds but also a marvel of the mycological world. SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Craterellus Cinereus) COMMON NAME(S): Black Trumpet | Horn of Plenty |

Black Trumpet (Craterellus Cinereus)

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