Conic Waxycap (Hygrocybe conica)

Conic Waxycap (Hygrocybe conica)

Conic Waxycap (Hygrocybe conica), Hygrophoraceae Family. A small to medium, brilliant red to orange or yellow, translucent, conic cap. Poisonous. Grows under aspens, pines, junipers and oaks in dry areas under Ponderosa Pines or in boggy areas and willows, from...
Crown Coral Mushroom (Clavicorona pyxidata)

Crown Coral Mushroom (Clavicorona pyxidata)

Crown Coral Mushroom (Clavicorona pyxidata), Coral Fungi Family (Clavariaceae). is a medium to large, dingy yellowish, coral-like mass with many branches. As it matures it often becomes yellowish brown to grayish brown. When it fruits in late spring to early summer or...
Golden-gilled Gerronema (Chrysomphalina chrysophylla)

Golden-gilled Gerronema (Chrysomphalina chrysophylla)

Golden-gilled Gerronema (Chrysomphalina chrysophylla), Hygrophoraceae Family. Native but not too common in Colorado with only 10 herbarium collections. This is decomposer and found on the decayed wood of conifers. It grows most commonly gregariously, or alone or...
Rocky Mountain Red Boletus (Boletus edulis)

Rocky Mountain Red Boletus (Boletus edulis)

Rocky Mountain Red Boletus (Boletus edulis), Boletus Family (Boletaceae), is probably the most common edible mushroom in Colorado and was considered to be the same as Boletus edulis in Europe, until 2014 when David Arora and Jonathan Frank published a paper that...
Mower’s Mushroom (Panaeolus foenisecii)

Mower’s Mushroom (Panaeolus foenisecii)

Panaeolus foenisecii, commonly called the mower’s mushroom, haymaker or brown hay mushroom, in the Bolbitiaceae Family, is a very common and widely distributed little brown mushroom on the plains often found on...