|Mushrooms (Gilled, w/o veils - 0n the ground)|
Cantharellus cibarius: (Golden Chanterelle) Choice eating. Grows in dark forests. Location: Overall Run Trail, SNP, VA.
Cantharellus lateritius, Smooth Chanterelle: Fruity odor. Choice eating. Abundant in the summer. Location: Tea Creek Tr, MNF, WV.
Cantharellus cinnabarinus, Cinnibar-Red Chanterelle: Even though its maximun height is a tad under 1.75 inches it is still considered choice eating. Location: Shenandoah Mt Trail, Ramseys Draft, GWNF, VA.
Psathyrella candolleana, common Psathyrella: Off-white cap and stem, grayish-brown gills. Edible. Location: Tea Creek Tr, MNF, WV.
Cortinarius iodes: Spotted Cortinarius. Light shade of violet as in Iodine. Location: King's Gap Environmental Education Center, PA.
Entoloma murraii, Yellow Unicorn Entoloma: Cap 3/8 to 1.25 inches wide. Stalk 2-4 inches tall. Found in moist woods. Location: High Meadows Tr, Seneca Creek Back Country, MNF, WV. Photo by Jim Kirk.
Russala virascens: Green-quilted Russala. Good eating. Location: Bull Run Mt Conservancy, VA.
Russula mariae, Purple-bloom Russala: Grows near oak. Purple tp red/purple caps and stems with white gills. I consider this one burgundy. Good eating. Location: Tea Creek Mt Tr, MNF, WV.
Armillariella mellea: Honey Mushroom. Location: King's Gap Environmental Education Center, PA.
Clitocybe clavipes, Fat-footed Cltocybe: Location: Tea Creek Tr, MNF, WV.
Hygrocybe cuspidate: AKA Candy Apple Wax Cap. Small, less than 2 inches high, one inch in diameter. Grows in disturbed areas in deep woods. Location: Dunkenbarger Trail, Dolly Sods, MNF, WV.
Amanita parcivolvata, False Ceasar's Mushroom: Red-orange cap, yellow stem. This is a veil-less Amanita. Location: New River Gorge NR, WV.
Lactarius argillaceifolius: A milk cap w/drab violet cap ,creamy gills and white stem. Gills bruise brown from milk. Common but hard to identify. Location: Railroad Grade Trail, Canaan Mt, MNF, WV.
Inocybe calamistrata: Brown caps, gills and stem. Stem bruises green. Poisonous. Cap width about 1/2 inch. AKA Green Foot Inocybe. Location: Gauley Mt. Trail, Tea Creek area, MNF, WV.
Oudemansiella platyphylla, Platterful Mushroom: White to gray cap with white gills. Spring through mid summer. Edible when young. Location: Tea Creek Tr, MNF, WV.
Entoloma strictius, Straight Stalked Entoloma: April to September. Found in damp woods. Gills changing white to pink to brown with age. Location: Ramsey's Draft Tr, GWNF, VA.
Cantharellus xanthopus: Yellow Footed Chanterelle. Edible. Location: King's Gap Environmental Education Center, PA.
Lactarius gerardii: a brown milk cap. Cap and stalk brown. Gills distant and white to cream. Edible. Location: Railroad Grade Trail, Canaan Mt, MNF, WV.
Entoloma vernum, Early Spring Etoloma: Gills initially white to off-white turning pinkish brown with age as shown here. As the name implies, this is the earliest gilled mushroom of the year. Location: Rohrbaugh Plains Trail, Dolly Sods, MNF, WV.
Hygrophorus (Syn: Hygroceybe) miniatus: No common name. At maturity the cap might be only 1/2 inch wide. Bright red to orange with yellow, distant gills. Location: Fayetteville Tr, New River Gorge N.R., WV.
Russala pulchra: One of many Russala species. Edible. Location: Otter Creek Wilderness, MNF, WV.
Lactarius volemus: Apricot Milk Cap. Choice eating. Has a fishy smell. Location: King's Gap Environmental Education Center, PA.
Gomphus floccosus, Scaly Chanterelle: Funnel portion grows with age. One of the few Chanterelles not recommended for consumption. Location: Fayetteville Tr, New River Gorge National River, WV.
Lactarius corrugis, Corrrugated-cap Milky: Brown/Red cap and stem, white latex w/fishy odor. Gills yellowish. Location New River Gorge NR, WV.