White to cream Mushrooms identifications

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Total mushrooms fount: 479

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Boletus inedulis Murr. Cap 4-10cm across, convex to flattened; pale, whitish at first, then buff to tan; dry, subtomentose when young, often conspicuously areolate when old. Tubes pale greenish yellow, turning blue when cut. Pores small (1.5-2 per mm); pale yellow, blue on bruising. Stem 60-100 x 10-25mm, equal; yellow overall with a pink flush over base; surface reticulate over upper half, very fine and often almost smooth. Flesh firm; yellowish then pale blue when cut. Odor pleasant. Taste bitter. Spores subfusiform, 9-12 x 3.3-4.5?. Deposit olive-brown. Habitat in oak and hickory woods. Found in northeastern North America, west to Michigan and south to New York. Season July-September. Not edible. Comment It is often mistaken for Boletus calopus), from which it differs in its slender stature, finer reticulum, and small spores.
Inedible
Bankera fuligineo-alba (Schmidt ex Fr.) Pouz. syn. Hydnum fuligineo-album Schmidt R?tender Stacheling Drab Tooth Cap 4?15cm across, flat becoming centrally depressed, fleshy, initially pallid becoming yellowish-brown and darkening with age, usually found covered in vegetable debris. Stem 10?50 x 8?25mm, with well-defined white apex, brownish below. Flesh whitish in cap occasionally flushed pink, pallid to yellowish-brown in stem. Smell of fenugreek when dry. Spines 1?6mm long, whitish then greyish. Spores white, oval, minutely spiny, 4.5?5.5 x 2.5?3.5?. Habitat pine woods. Season autumn. Rare except in Highland pine forests. Not edible. Found In Europe.
Inedible
Baeospora myosura (Fr. ex Fr.) Sprig. Zapfenr-bling toboz feny-f-l-ke Conifercone Cap syn. Collybia myosura (Fr. ex Fr.) Qu-l. syn. C. conigena (Pers. ex Fr.) Kummer Cap 1-3cm across, convex to almost flat, pallid-tan to date-brown. Stem 30-50-1-2mm, pallid flushed with cap colour, elongated into a hairy -root-. Flesh thin, brownish. Taste mild, smell mushroomy. Gills very crowded, whitish. Cheilocystida thin-walled, fusoid. Spore print white. Spores elliptic, amyloid, 3-3.5 x 1.5-2-. Habitat rooting on partly buried pine cones and coniferous debris. Season autumn to late winter. Frequent. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.
Inedible
Austroboletus subflavidus (Murr.) Wolf syn. Porphyrellus subflavidus (Murr.) Singer Cap 4-1l cm across, convex; pale cream, yellowish buff to clay, with a pink tint when old. Tubes pale grayish white with a vinaceous tint. Pores rather wide; concolorous with tubes. Stem 45-145 x 7-30mm, long, tapering; pallid yellowish white; with remarkable raised reticulation of 3-4mm deep flaps of tissue almost like wrinkled gills. Flesh pure white, in base of stem usually rich yellow, not changing on cutting. Odor slight, fruity. Taste rather bitter. Spores ellipsoid, 14.5-18(20) x 6.5-8.3(8.8)-, with a slightly crenulate outline, with thin cylindric spines. Deposit reddish brown. Habitat on sandy soil under oak. Very southern in distribution, Florida and in the south New Jersey pine barrens. Season June-October. Edibility not known but too bitter to eat.
Inedible
Asero? rubra A stinkhorn from New Zealand. The whole fruit body is pink, arising from an oval white ?egg? with the glebal disk showing dark, sticky, spore mass, the ?tentacles? are strong reddish colour grouped in pairs, normally up to as much as 10cm in height. This is a very very rare fungus, only one record found outside greenhouses in the whole of the northern hemisphere. Found on mixed woodland litter on acid soil. It is native to New Zealand and Australia and other areas in the southern hemisphere. Presumably it was imported on garden plants that had been introduced from the southern hemisphere.
Choice
Armillaria ponderosa (Pk.) Sacc. New syn. Tricholoma magnivelare White Matsutake Cap 5-20cm across, convex becoming flatter with an inrolled, cottony margin becoming somewhat uplifted in age; white with flattened reddish-brownish scales and spots, particularly over the center; tacky becoming dry with streaks of brown fibers near the margin. Gills adnexed, crowded, narrow to broad; whitish staining pinkish brown. Stem 50-150 x 20-40mm, hard, firm; white becoming pinkish brown from scales and patches of veil remnants; white and cottony above the ring. Veil partial veil leaves thick, soft, membranous ring on the upper stalk. Flesh firm; white. Odor distinctly fragrant. Spores broadly ellipsoid to globose, smooth, nonamyloid, 5-7 x 4.5-5.5?. Deposit white. Habitat scattered to numerous under pine and in sandy soil, especially near coastal areas. Common. Found in northern North America and the Rockies. Season August-November (December-February in California). Edible-excellent. Comment. Known among Orientals as the White Matsutake. This is one of the most sought after edible mushrooms.
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Antrodia xantha (Fr. Fr.) Ryv. A crust found mainly on broad leaved branches or stumps but also on dead conifer wood. 1-5(10)mm thick forming patches on the dead wood, cream or whitish, or light yellow. Soft when fresh then brittle, bitter tasting. Pores small 4-6 per mm. Spores small, smooth 4-5x1-1.5um. Very similar in appearance to Antrodia serialis which has larger spores.
Inedible
Antrodia sinuosa (Fr.) Karst. A creamy coloured rusipinate crust with rudimentary caps with exposed tubes, the leathery growth can be quite extensive, it can quite easily be detached from the substrate. Spores are smooth 6.5-9x3-4um. Found on dead spruce wood and occasionally on other conifers. It can be found at any time of year.
Inedible
Antrodia serialis (FR.) Donk Szalagtapl? (tapl?). A rusupinate which forms patches on spruce wood that can be at least 20 cm. Across, tending to form mini tough leathery brackets. Where it turns up to make the little brackets it shows ochre-brown colours, the pore /under surface is white, pores 2-4 per mm. Found on dead conifer wood (mostly on spruce (Picea), at any time of the year. Not common. Spores 6.5-9x3-4um.
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Amanita strobiliformis (Vitt.) Quel. Cafrangos gal?ca. Sometimes other authors use the name Amanita solitaria for this mushroom. Cap 15-25cm white, with large plate-like grey remnants of the volva. Stem large 15x5cm, white with a ring. Gills white. Flesh white. Spores 12x8??. Found on chalk or limestone beech woods. Said to be edible, but I advise against because of the possibility of confusion with poisonous white species. Europe.
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Amanita onusta (Howe) Sace. Cap 2.5-10.5cm across, convex to flatter or concave with a low, broad umbo and veil remnants hanging from the margin; whitish to pale gray; slightly sticky when moist, otherwise dry with dark brownish-gray warts of volval material which become woolly on the margin. Gills free to just adnexed, close; whitish to creamy yellow. Stem 35-155x6-15mm, solid, tapering slightly toward the top; gray or brownish gray toward the base, paler toward the top; finely hairy to woolly; a delicate, whitish to creamy-gray ring that usually falls away; deeply or sinuously radicating, slender basal bulb has brownish-gray warts and downward-curving scales of volval material on it and the lower stem. Flesh whitish to pale gray. Odor often of chloride of lime. Spores broadly ellipsoid, amyloid, 9-12 x 5.2-7?. Deposit white. Habitat singly or in groups on the ground in mixed coniferous and deciduous forests. Locally quite common. Found in eastern north. America. Season August-September. Possibly poisonous -avoid.
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