a. Dead Man’s Fingers: club-like but tough; if black, then white within; summer and fall.
|Dead man's fingers
|Branched dead man's fingers
Caterpillar Mushrooms: Cordyceps can be found on either over wintering
or false truffles; stalked, with a top (or head) that is dotted with
sacs; summer and fall.
on false truffle
Cramp Balls (or Carbon Balls): small, round, dark, hard, on wood;
reveals concentric zones; year-round. Daldinia
Mushroom Molds: mold-like but variable in color; particular kinds occur
specific hosts, such as Russulas, Boletes, and Amanita rubescens;