Fungi

Yellow cobblestone lichen
Yellow cobblestone lichen (Acarospora socialis). Joshua Tree National Park, CA.
Mayapple rust
Mayapple rust (Allodus podophylli). Taylor Memorial Arboretum, Wallingford, PA.
Mayapple rust (Allodus podophylli)
Mayapple rust (Allodus podophylli). Taylor Memorial Arboretum, Wallingford, PA.
Mayapple rust
Allodus podophylli (mayapple rust). Taylor Memorial Arboretum, Wallingford, PA.
Amanita
Amanita (subsection Pantherinae). Falling Waters Preserve, Saugerties, NY.
Amanita
Amanita (subsection Pantherinae). Falling Waters Preserve, Saugerties, NY.
American yellow fly agaric
American yellow fly agaric (Amanita muscaria var. guessowii). Swarthmore, PA.
Honey mushrooms
Immature honey mushrooms (Armillaria sp.). Rose Tree Park, Media, PA.
Honey mushroom rhizomorphs
Rhizomorphs of honey mushroom (Armillaria). Springfield, PA.
Arthrophaga myriapodina
Apheloria virginiensis infected with Arthrophaga myriapodina.
Purple jellydisc
Purple jellydisc (Ascocoryne sarcoides) on rotting log. Smedley Park, Springfield, PA.
Purple jellydisc
Purple jellydisc (Ascocoryne sarcoides). Cheslen Preserve, Coatesville, PA.
Hairy wood ear fungus
Hairy wood ear fungus (Auricularia polytricha) growing on a decaying log. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, PA.
Sulphur disco
Sulphur disco ((Bisporella sulfurina)) on log. Hamilton, NY.
Berkeley's polypore
Berkeley’s polypore (Bondarzewia berkeleyi) at base of oak tree. Stoneleigh Gardens, Villanova, PA.
Stalked puffball-in-aspic
Stalked puffball-in-aspic (Calostoma cinnabarinum). Lake Mohonk, New Paltz, NY.
Stalked puffball-in-aspic
Stalked puffball-in-aspic (Calostoma cinnabarinum). Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Stalked puffball-in-aspic
Stalked puffball-in-aspic (Calostoma cinnabarinum). Mohonk, New Paltz, NY.
Yellow fairy cups
Yellow fairy cups (Calycina citrina) on rotting log. Rose Tree Park, Media, PA.
Red chanterelles
Red chanterelles (Cantharellus cinnabarinus). Esopus Bend Preserve, Saugerties, NY.
Powderpuff lichen (Cladina evansii)
Powderpuff lichen (Cladina evansii). Highlands Hammock State Park, FL.
Common powderhorn
Common powderhorn (Cladonia coniocraea). Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Evan's deer moss
Evan’s deer moss (Cladonia evansii). Archbold Research Station, Venus, FL.
Violet coral (
Violet coral (Clavaria zollingeri). Rose Tree Park, Media, Pennsylvania.
Spindle-shaped orange coral fungus
Spindle-shaped orange coral fungus (Clavulinopsis aurantiocinnabarina). Fomerly known as Clavaria aurantiocinnabarina. Sometimes misspelled as Clavaria aurantio-cinnabarina. Kaaterskill Falls, New York.
Christmas lichen
Christmas lichen (Cryptothecia rubrocincta). Myakka River State Park, Florida.
Dung-loving bird's nest fungi
Dung-loving bird’s nest (Cyatha stercoreus). John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Dung-loving bird's nest fungi
Dung-loving bird’s nest (Cyatha stercoreus). John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Dung-loving bird's nest fungi
Dung-loving bird’s nest (Cyatha stercoreus). John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Dung-loving bird's nest
Dung-loving bird’s nest (Cyatha stercoreus). John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Dung-loving bird's nest
Dung-loving bird’s nest (Cyatha stercoreus). John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Dung-loving bird's nest fungi
Dung-loving bird’s nest (Cyatha stercoreus). John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Dung-loving bird's nest
Immature dung-loving bird’s nest (Cyathus stercoreus) on woodchip. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Fluted bird's nest fungus
Fluted bird’s nest fungus (Cyathus striatus) with three peridioles and a springtail (possibly Lepidocyrtus cyaneus). Stoneleigh Garden, Villanova, PA
Orange jelly spot
Orange jelly spot (Dacrymyces chrysospermus) growing among lichens. ID tentative. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Orange jellyspot
Orange jellyspot (Dacrymyces chrysospermus) on pine. Lake Mohonk, New Palz, NY.
Orange jelly spot
Orange jelly spot (Dacrymyces chrysospermus) at base of conifer tree. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Dacrymyces sp.
Jelly fungus (Dacrymyces sp.) on rotting log. Possibly Dacrymyces capitatus. Lake Mohonk, New Palz, NY.
Dacrymyces sp.
Dacrymyces sp. on icy log. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Dacrymyces sp.
Dacrymyces sp. on icy log. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Orange jelly spot
Orange jelly spot (Dacrymyces palmatus). ID tentative. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Fan-shaped jelly fungus
Fan-shaped jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) growing on treated lumber. Zolfo Springs, FL.
Oak mazegill
Immature oak mazegill (Daedalea quercina). ID tentative. Smedley Park, Springfield, PA.
Daldinia vernicosa
Daldinia vernicosa. Binky Lee Preserve, Chester Springs, PA.
Daldinia vernicosa
Daldinia vernicosa stromatum, longitudinal section. Binky Lee Preserve, Chester Springs, PA.
Daldinia vernicosa
Daldinia vernicosa. Binky Lee Preserve, Chester Springs, PA.
Stippleback lichen
Stippleback lichen (Dermatocarpon luridum). Lake Mohonk, New Palz, NY.
Stippleback lichen
Stippleback lichen (Dermatocarpon luridum). Lake Mohonk, New Palz, NY.
Golden moonbeam lichen
Golden moonbeam lichen (Dimelaena oreina) on Shawangunk conglomerate, a quartzite-rich sedimentary rock. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Orange hobnail canker
Orange hobnail canker (Endothia gyrosa) on beech. Rose Tree Park, Media, PA.
Orange hobnail canker
Orange hobnail canker (Endothia gyrosa) on beech. Rose Tree Park, Media, PA.
Orange hobnail canker
Orange hobnail canker (Endothia gyrosa) on beech. Rose Tree Park, Media, PA.
Orange hobnail canker (Endothia gyrosa) on beech
Orange hobnail canker (Endothia gyrosa) on beech. Rose Tree Park, Media, PA.
Orange hobnail canker
Orange hobnail canker (Endothia gyrosa) on beech. Rose Tree Park, Media, PA.
Powdery mildew
Powdery mildew (Erysiphe trifoliorum) on clover. ID tentative. Formerly Microsphaera trifolii. Aston, PA.
Exobasidium ferrugineae
Exobasidium ferrugineae on rusty staggerbush (Lyonia ferruginea). Archbold Biological Station, Venus, FL, USA.
Exobasidium ferrugineae
Exobasidium ferrugineae on rusty staggerbush (Lyonia ferruginea). Archbold Biological Station, Venus, FL, USA.
Common greenshield lichen
Common greenshield lichen (Flavoparmelia caperata) on Shawangung conglomerate. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Hyphae
Fungal hyphae. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadephia, PA.
Hemlock varnish shelf
Hemlock varnish shelf (Ganoderma tsugae). Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Hemlock varnish shelf
Hemlock varnish shelf (Ganoderma tsugae). Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Gibellula
Gibellula fruiting from spider. Platte Clove Preserve, Hunter, NY.
Quince rust
Quince rust (Gymnosporangium clavipes). Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA.
Gymnosporangium sp.
Gymnosporangium sp. on Crataegus phaenopyrum. Hildacy Preserve, Media, PA.
Beech woodwart
Beech woodwart (Hypoxylon fragiforme). Crum Woods, Swarthmore, PA.
Beech woodwart
Beech woodwart (Hypoxylon fragiforme). Crum Woods, Swarthmore, PA.
Chicken of the woods
Chicken of the woods (Laetiporus conifericola) growing on mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana). Chilkat State Park, Haines, Alaska.
Blistered navel lichen
Blistered navel lichen (Lasallia papulosa). ID not confirmed. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Leotia atrovirens
Immature Leotia atrovirens. Newfoundland, PA.
Jelly baby
Immature jelly baby (Leotia lubrica). Newfoundland, PA.
Wolf lichen
Wolf lichen (Letharia vulpina) growing on dead western juniper. Crooked River National Grassland, Madras, OR.
Wolf lichen
Wolf lichen (Letharia vulpina) on western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis). Chimney Rock, Prineville, OR.
Peeling puffball (Lycoperdon marginatum)
Peeling puffball (Lycoperdon marginatum). Paines Creek Historic Park, Bowling Green, Florida.
Pinwheel mushrooms
Pinwheel mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) on beech bark. Esopus Bend Nature Preserve, Saugerties, NY.
Black-staining polypore
Black-staining polypore (Meripilus sumstinei). Clayton Park, Monmouth County, NJ.
Multiclavula mucida
Multiclavula mucida growing on mat of Coccomyxa. Hildacy Farm, Media, PA.
Multiclavula mucida
Multiclavula mucida growing on mat of Coccomyxa. Hildacy Farm, Media, PA.
Bark Mycena
Bark Mycena (Mycena corticola). John Heinz Wildlife Preserve, Philadelphia, PA.
Bark Mycena
Bark Mycena (Mycena corticola). John Heinz Wildlife Preserve, Philadelphia, PA.
Bark Mycena
Bark Mycena (Mycena corticola). John Heinz Wildlife Preserve, Philadelphia, PA.
Bark Mycena
Bark Mycena (Mycena corticola). John Heinz Wildlife Preserve, Philadelphia, PA.
Mycosphaerella impatientis
Mycosphaerella impatientis on jewellweed (Impatiens sp.). ID tentative. Ridley Creek State Park, Media, PA.
Mycosphaerella impatientis
Mycosphaerella impatientis on jewellweed (Impatiens sp.). ID tentative. Ridley Creek State Park, Media, PA.
Naematelia encephala
Naematelia encephala growing around bleeding conifer crust (Stereum sanguinolentum). Formerly Tremella encephala. Hildacy Preserve, Media, PA.
Orbilia sp.
Orbilia sp. growing on mossy log. Hyphae are nematophagous. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Crowded parchement
Crowded parchement (Stereum complicatum) on beech knot. Ridley Creek State Park, Edgemont, PA.
Many-rooted earthball
Many-rooted earthball (Scleroderma polyrhizum). Swarthmore, PA.
Pelt lichen
Pelt lichen (Peltigera sp.) growing among moss. Kaaterskill Falls, Hunter, NY.
Rosette lichen
Rosette lichen (Physcia sp.). Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Common stump brittlestem
Common stump brittlestem (Psathyrella piluliformis). Saul Wildlife Preserve, Rose Valley, PA.
Puccinia sparganioides
Puccinia sparganioides on green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica). Goshen Trail, Newton Square, PA.
Puccinia sparganioides
Puccinia sparganioides on green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica). Goshen Trail, Newton Square, PA.
Puccinia sparganioides
Puccinia sparganioides on green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica). Goshen Trail, Newton Square, PA.
Puccinia sparganioides
Puccinia sparganioides on green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica). Goshen Trail, Newton Square, PA.
Exobasidium ferruginea
Puccinia sparganioides on green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica). Willistown, PA.
Asian beauty
Asian beauty (Radulomyces copelandii). Smedley Park, Springfield, PA.
Asian beauty
Asian beauty (Radulomyces copelandii). Saul Preserve, Rose Valley, PA.
Asian beauty
Asian beauty (Radulomyces copelandii). Rose Tree Park, Media, PA.
Ribbon lichen
Ribbon lichen (Ramalina montagnei). This species has recently shown up in the Galapagos. Crane Point, Vaca Key, FL.
Coral fungus
Coral fungus (Ramaria sp.). Esopus Bend Nature Preserve, Saugerties, NY.
Coral fungus
Coral fungus (Ramaria sp.) growing among moss. Esopus Bend Nature Preserve, Saugerties, NY.
White coral fungus
Ramariopsis kunzei (white coral fungus). Newfoundland, PA.
Ramariopsis sp.
Ramariopsis sp. Monroe County, PA.
Rosellinia subiculata
Rosellinia subiculata. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Split-gill fungus
Split-gill fungus (Schizophyllum commune). Swarthmore, PA.
Splitgill mushrooms
Splitgill mushrooms (Schizophyllum commune) growing on dead tree. Zolfo Springs, FL.
Common earthball
Common earthball (Scleroderma citrinum). Wayne County, PA.
Common earthball
Common earthball (Scleroderma citrinum). Wayne County, PA.
Earthball
Earthball (Scleroderma sp.) in white sand. Archbold Research Station, Venus, FL.
Eyelash cups
Eyelash cups (Scutellinia sp.). Binky Lee Preserve, Chester Springs, PA.
White coral jelly fungus
White coral jelly fungus (Sebacina sparassoidea). Falling Waters Preserve, Saugerties, NY.
White coral jelly fungus
White coral jelly fungus (Sebacina sparassoidea). Falling Waters Preserve, Saugerties, NY.
Stereum
Stereum sp. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Taphrina caerulescens
Taphrina caerulescens; ID tentitive. Zolfo Springs, Fl.
Turkey tail
Turkey tail (Trametes versicolor) on fractured branch. John Hines Wildlife Refuge, Tinicum, PA.
Golden ear
Golden ear (Tremella aurantia) parasitizing the fruit bodies of hairy curtain crust fungus (Stereum hirsutum). John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Yellow brain fungus
Yellow brain fungus (Tremella mesenterica). ID tentative. Lake Mohonk, New Paltz, NY.
Violet-toothed polypore
Violet-toothed polypore (Trichaptum biforme). Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Trichaptum sp.
Trichaptum sp. on dead tree. John Hines Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA.
Hairy earthtongue
Hairy earthtongue (Trichoglossum hirsutum). Mt Cuba Center, DE.
Umbilicaria mammulata
Umbilicaria mammulata. Immature thallus. ID not confirmed. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.
Xylaria
Xylaria sp. Hamilton, NY.