Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Brewer’s yeast–well… if not a mushroom, it is a fungus…)

Hmmm… NOT Chicken of the Woods… I think it is probably Pleurotus ostreatus.

Chlorophyllum molybdites (Poisonous when eaten raw. Take my word for it…)

Chlorophyllum molybdites
Chlorophyllum molybdites

Coprinus comatus (Shaggy Mane)

Coprinus micaceus

Ustilago maydis (Corn Smut) A delicacy to many Mexicans, here prepares as a stuffing for quesidillas.

Lepiota Americana 

Morchella esculanta and its spores

Morchella semilibera (Semifree Morels)

Pleurotus ostreatus (Oyster mushroom)

Pleuteus sp.

Polyporus squamousus (I call it “Black leg”)

Calvatea gigantia (Giant puffball, and its spores.)

Hmmm… who knows what this one is???

Auricularia auricula (Wood Ears–used in Oriental soups, etc.  Its consumption may be linked with low coronary disease rate in China!))

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