Mushrooms, Lichens, Fungi New Jersey

Mushrooms are the fruiting body of a fungus that shows above ground that include gill mushrooms stinkhorns boletes coral morels slime jellies and many others. They can live on dead matter or living plants.

 

Green Shield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

 

 

 

 

 

Witches’ Butter Tremella A jelly fungi that is bright yellow or orange. Grows on rotting deciduous wood.

 

Sulphur Shelf : Chicken-Of-The-Woods Polyporus sulphureus yellow to orange

 

Sulphur Shelf : Chicken-Of-The-Woods Polyporus sulphureus yellow to orange

 

Vibrant Spotted Cort Mushroom Cortinarius iodes

Spindle-shaped Yellow Coral Clavulinopsis fusiformeis

 

Winslow Wildlife Mng Area

 

The British Soldier Lichen Cladonia cristatella is a symbiotic relationship between a fungus and an algae that grows to about a 1/4″ high ( 6 mm )

 

Scrambled-egg Slime : Dog Vomit Slime Mold  Fuligo septica is most often found in moist, shady areas.

 

Tubular mushroom white, yellow and orange.

 

Birch Polypore Piptoporus betulinusare almost exclusively restricted to dead or dying birch trees. The brackets are annual but may persist through one winter

 

Crown-Tipped Coral Mushroom Clavicorona pyxidata is commonly found sprouting out of decaying logs, both hard and soft woods

 

British Soldier Lichen Cladonia cristatella is a symbiotic relationship between a fungus and an algae that grows to about a 1/4″ high ( 6 mm )and can occur on the ground or on dead wood.