Fall Mushroom Guide: Identifying Wild Mushrooms (Southern Ontario)

Fall is the peak season for mushrooms so if you want to learn to identify edible and medicinal mushrooms then the fall is your time.

This guide to fall mushrooms covers many of the common wild mushrooms you will find in the winters in the vast forests of North America (Canada and ...more ↓

hen of the woods 1
Grifola frondosa
Honey Mushroom 2
Armillaria mellea
Bear's Head Tooth 3
Hericium americanum
chicken of the woods 4
Laetiporus sulphureus
Brick Cap 5
Hypholoma sublateritium
Yellowfoot 6
Craterellus tubaeformis
lion's-mane mushroom 1
Hericium erinaceus
Wood Hedgehog 7
Hydnum repandum
common puffball 9
Lycoperdon perlatum
giant puffball 10
Calvatia gigantea
stump puffball 11
Lycoperdon pyriforme
Blewit 12
Lepista nuda
Wine-cap Stropharia 13
Stropharia rugosoannulata
Black Trumpet 1
Craterellus cornucopioides
lobster mushroom 14
Hypomyces lactifluorum
Oyster Mushroom 15
Pleurotus ostreatus
artist's bracket 16
Ganoderma applanatum
King Bolete 1
Boletus edulis
Smooth Chanterelle 17
Cantharellus lateritius
Shaggy Mane 18
Coprinus comatus
turkey-tail 19
Trametes versicolor
Truffles 20
Tuber
Eastern cauliflower mushroom 21
Sparassis spathulata
Yellowfoot 6
Craterellus tubaeformis
lacquered bracket 22
Ganoderma lucidum
chaga 23
Inonotus obliquus
Scarlet Caterpillar Club 24
Cordyceps militaris
Beefsteak Polypore 25
Fistulina hepatica
blue chanterelle 26
Polyozellus multiplex
indigo milk cap 27
Lactarius indigo

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