Line drawings & photos: Poisonous mushrooms and harmless look-alikes

Bunji Tagawa, illustrator for Scientific American, did the line drawings for the NY Mycological Society.
Reproduced here by permission from NYMS.
Photos by Gary Lincoff



1) Deadly mushrooms & harmless look-alikes:
a. Amanita, Galerina & Amanitopsis, Lepiota, Agaricus
b. on wood: Galerina & Armillariella, Collybia
c. Gyromitra & Morchella

2) Lawn mushrooms:
    Clitocybe dealbata, Inocybe sp., Marasmius oreades, Panaeolus campanulatus, Panaeolus foenisecii, Psathyrella candolleana

3) Entoloma lividum & Pluteus cervinus

4) Clitocybe illudens (=Omphalotus olearius, Jack O'Lantern) & Cantharellus cibarius

5) Coprinus

6) Puffballs & look-alikes:Amanita sp. egg, Stinkhorn egg, Scleroderma, Entoloma abortivum

7) More Amanitas: brunnescens, muscaria, rubescens

8) More:

Lepiota procera (Parasol) and Chlorophyllum molybdites
Chanterelle and Jack O'Lantern
Armillariella mellea (Honey) and Galerina autumnalis
Morel and Gyromitra


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