Our first sighting was this Pleurotus sp. growing on a tree trunk. It’s a gilled mushroom and is edible.
Another Amanita sp., possibly the Southern Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria var. persicina), from above, and a
closer view. It had a glossy cap as if someone had poured caramel sauce on it and then decorated it with the warts.
Up close, it looked like the surface of a planet.
A close view of the edge of the cap showing the pores again. I felt this mushroom and it had a spongy feel.
An orange mushroom that looked, superficially, like a chantarelle but which didn’t have distinct gills or pores but had an
underside that looked ‘powdery.’
A group of mushrooms belonging to Strobilomyces sp. related to the Old Man of the Woods mushroom (S. strobilaceus), possibly Strobilomyces confusus. This, also, is a
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- University of Georgia, Department of Natural History: Georgia Basidiomycetes