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Edible fungi chart. If the world is ever covered in darkness, the only plants that will grow without sunlight are mushrooms. Stick this in your survival guide!

I'd still be afraid to collect mushrooms myself: Edible fungi chart. If the world is ever covered in darkness, the only plants that will grow without sunlight are mushrooms. Stick this in your survival guide!

Laetiporus sulphureus - chicken of the woods

Fungus Laetiporus sulphureus - the most amazing display of this delicious edible fungi

Gertatron Fungi And It's Inky! ...

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Chicken of the Woods edible mushroom at Alderleaf Wilderness College

The Chicken of the Woods grows on trees, so when you go mushrooming, remember to look up as well as down! The name derives from its tender white flesh that is similar to chicken meat in texture.

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Wild Fall Edibles:Chicken Of The Woods (Laetiporus Sulphureus) in Ontario

Know Your Boletes (Great post from HuntGatherCook, on the Cep and several other bolete mushrooms. Gorgeous photos)

Know Your Boletes (Great post from HuntGatherCook, on the Cep and several other bolete mushrooms.

Finding Morel Mushrooms 101 - HOMEGROWN

The anecdote and tips below on finding morel mushrooms come from HOMEGROWN member Rick, an army vet turned Kansas horse rancher.

Edible Mushrooms - Discina perlata   Common Name: pigs ears  © Michael Wood

Edible Mushrooms - Discina perlata Common Name: pigs ears © Michael Wood

Pacific Northwest | Mushroaming - Daniel Winkler's Webpages Dedicated to Mushrooms and Nature Tours

A darker, more mature specimen of Polyozellus multiplex, the Blue Chanterelle. Breitenbush Hot Springs, near Detroit, Oregon

Lactarus Indigo, edible mushroom

“ Blue Milk Mushroom ~ Lactarius indigo Image Credit : Dan Molter Lactarius indigo, commonly known as the indigo milk cap, the indigo (or blue) Lactarius, or the blue.

Horse Mushroom. Edible.

Horse Mushroom (Agaricus Arvensis) in Ontario. Look for cog pattern on veil to distinguish from another toxic similar-looking mushroom. Also, bruising cap edge and stem base should not appear yellow.

Meadow Mushroom. Edible.

Meadow Mushroom (Agaricus Campestris) in Ontario. Must have pink gills and not stain yellow, orange or red. There are many deadly white mushrooms.

Yellow-Footed Chanterelles are valued for their good taste and aroma, which is faintly reminiscent of plums, though they don't have the intensity of fruity smell and peppery taste that common Chanterelles do.    Though often confused with Winter Chanterelles, Yellow-Footed Chanterelles have a darker cap and a deeper yellow or orangey stalk.

Yellow-Footed Chanterelles are valued for their good taste and aroma, which is faintly reminiscent of plums, though they don't have the intensity of fruity smell and peppery taste that common Chanterelles do. Though often confused with Winter Chanterelles, Yellow-Footed Chanterelles have a darker cap and a deeper yellow or orangey stalk.