January Mushrooms of the Month

Welcome to the January installment of Mushrooms of the Month.

Note that “Mushrooms of the Month” refers to the mushroom photos which were submitted for publication in a given month, not necessarily that they are commonly found in that month.

Hygromatic Earthstar FungusHygromatic Earthstar Fungus by Thomas Sampliner
Found in sandy situations along the Great Lakes.

MorelsMorels by Thomas Sampliner
Every good story needs a morel or two to it.

Pleurotus ostreatusPleurotus ostreatus a.k.a. Oyster Mushroom by Walt Sturgeon

Polyporus brumalisPolyporus brumalis by Walt Sturgeon

Poronidulus conchiferPoronidulus conchifer by Walt Sturgeon

Shaggy Mane
Shaggy Mane by Thomas Sampliner
Gather yourself an arm full of Shaggy Mane (Coprinus comatus). Say does this mean they are cheaper by the dozen?

Tubaria speciesTubaria species by Walt Sturgeon

Hygrophorus conicusHygrophorus conicus a.k.a. Witch’s Hat by Thomas Sampliner

Eyelash CupsEyelash Cups by Thomas Sampliner

Aborted Entolomas
Aborted Entolomas by Thomas Sampliner
A large example of the fruiting body of the Aborted Entoloma, last i checked it was Entoloma abortiva.

If you are interested in contributing to the mushrooms of the month please contact the web master using the contact form and he will provide you with submission information.


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