814 Month: November 2020 (page 2 of 28)

This is a very odd and scary brown mushroom

This odd mushroom was found growing on a grassy patch that is covered with dead spruce leaves. The patch is covered in shade by the large spruce and…

Brown mushroom in a patch of grass and dead spruce scales

This cool mushroom was found growing on a grassy patch that is covered with dead spruce leaves. The patch is covered in shade by the large spruce and…

Coral fungus on forest floor

I found this growing in Mundy park in a very canopied area. The mushroom does not have a cap but is highly branched, further branching at the ends….

Amanita spp.

This cool mushroom was found growing on a grassy patch that is covered with dead spruce leaves. The patch is covered in shade by the large spruce and…

Another Inocybe spp. on grass/dead spruce leaves

This cool mushroom was found growing on a grassy patch that is covered with dead spruce leaves. The patch is covered in shade by the large spruce and…

Lycoperdon Located Outside MCH

1. I found this mushroom growing on rock outside of my dorm. There was a cluster of three in which two of them appeared blackened. 2. The mushroom…

the Prince

These large mushrooms were found earlier in the year (July) in Qualicum on Vancouver Island. They were found growing on the ground in the grass. The cape shape…

Inocybe Found at Shell House Lawn

1. This mushroom was found on the lawn next to Shell house. It was growing on the grass. 2. The mushroom has a campanulate (bell-shaped) cap, the margin…

Agaricus at SFU Dining Hall

1. This mushroom was acquired from the Dining Hall at SFU. As the weather became colder, I found some difficulties finding mushrooms outside. This type of mushroom is…

Pleurotus Mushroom Found at Nester’s

1. This mushroom was acquired from Nester’s, as the weather became colder, I found some difficulties finding mushrooms outside. This type of mushroom is typically grown on logs….

An Amanita Outside Shell House

1. This mushroom was found on the lawn next to Shell house underneath a large tree. It was growing near the stump of the tree. 2. The mushroom…

Golden pholiota

I found this group of mushrooms in Queens Park in New Westminster. They were growing on a dead tree that was still erect, type of tree not known….

Sulphur tuft

I found this group of mushrooms in Robert Burnaby Park. They were growing on the ground on top of a decaying log. They have a cumpanulate (bell shaped)…

Angel’s wings

I found these mushrooms on one of the Camosun bog trails in Vancouver. It was growing on a far-gone decaying log. The cap shape is conchate (sea shell…

Admirable bolete

This mushroom was found in North Vancouver, on a hike to Norvan Falls in Lynn Valley. It was growing on the ground at the base of a Hemlock…

Inocybe spp. on grass/dead spruce leaves

This cool mushroom was found growing on a grassy patch that is covered with dead spruce leaves. The patch is covered in shade by the large spruce and…

Coral fungus growing on dead log

This coral fungus was found growing on a dead log near a creek. This mushroom is branched, with the branches growing densely together. At the tip of each…

Fly agaric mushroom

These iconic and beautiful mushrooms were found near a large coniferous tree in my neighbour’s front yard. They grew on the ground surrounded by dead leaves. The mushroom’s…

Shelf mushroom growing in my backyard

This mushroom grew on a wooden log that separated our hedge from the rest of the grass in my backyard. This mushroom lacks any stems and appears to…

Bright red “milk”-producing mushroom

This mushroom was found underneath a pine tree, right next to a hedge. It was growing on wet soil covered in pine needles, dead leaves, and grass. The…

Black Elfin Saddle

The mushroom was found underneath a large pine tree near a hedge in a shaded area. It was growing on debris such as pine needles, dried leaves, and…

Banana slug colour mushroom

This mushroom was found poking up in amongst some foliage at the base of a tree, on the sunshine coast. The cap’s shape is depressed and arched with…

Wood lover

This fungus was found growing in large patches all over the trunk of a tree on the sunshine coast. The caps are campanulate, with a smooth, shiny, straight…

Wooly mane

This fungus was found growing on the sunshine coast in a patch of grass in a lawn. Easily identified by the distinct cap, that is parabolic and a…

Jelly fungus

This fungus was found growing on the top surface of a stump that looks as if it had been cut for a long while, found on the sunshine…

Coral fungus on the sunshine coast

This fungus was found poking out of some mossy ground cover along a trail on the sunshine coast of BC. This fungus is distinct as it as a…

Inside-out Mushroom

This mushroom was found growing in a park near the base of a coniferous tree. This gilled mushroom is infundibuliform with an undulating cap margin and smooth shiny…

Weird Asterisk Mushroom

Found at a nearby park, growing on soil covered in dead leaves. I’m not sure if this mushroom is supposed to look like this, as it was the…

You Smell Cucumber?

Found this mushroom growing next to the sidewalk behind some bushes. It was growing on moist soil covered by dead plant matter from the bushes. This mushroom has…

Algae on My Shelf

This mushroom was found growing on a dead log at a community garden. This polypore mushroom has a conchate cap shape with an eroded cap margin and zonate…