Posts Tagged ‘mushroom identification’

Morel Mushrooms – Identifying

Q: My German in-laws are visiting and want to go hunting morel mushrooms in the woods by our house. They seem to know what to look for but I don’t want our American morels to confuse them. Is there a...

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Mushrooms, Lichens, Fungi – Identification

Q: I have an interest in learning to identify mushrooms, lichens and fungi that I spot in the woods when I hike. What references do you use? A: I am definitely not a mycologist (fungus fancier) and I don’t claim...

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Stinkhorn mushroom – Identification and Control

Q: A mulched area under one of my trees has a large number of stinkhorns in it. It is beside my children’s bedroom windows and it certainly has the correct name of “stink”! Is there any way to kill them...

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Honey Mushrooms – Identification

Q: We had a maple tree cut down about three years ago in our front yard. We have tried to reseed and sow new grass but these mushrooms come up all over the yard. We have dug them up each...

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Cauliflower Mushroom – Identification

Q: This is a fungus in our very shaded, moist natural area. It is about 10″ in diameter and 8″ height at the center. My husband wants to either eat it or kill it. I think it is beautiful and...

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False Truffle – Identification

Q: I was digging up a Carolina cherrylaurel and these were nestled in the root system. The color and texture seemed identical to the major roots yet there was no connection. An inadvertent shovel cut revealed a white pulp inside....

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Puffball Mushroom – Identification

Q: I have found in my yard something which resembles a potato, but I think is some type of mushroom. It is embedded in the ground, round, light tan in color, and when crushed it has a black core. Do...

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