The Russulales are an order of basidiomycotic fungi, which include the agaric genera Russula and Lactarius and their polyporoid and corticioid relatives. Russuloid agarics represent an independent evolutionary line of agarics, not directly related to the Agaricales.
Aleurodiscus oakesii
Tom Volk writes of this fungus, commonly known as oak parchment, which grows and feeds on the dead bark of trees causing smooth patches, and its interesting features when viewed under the microscope.
Amylosporus campbellii
This species photographed in the British Virgin Islands.
Arcangeliella desjardinii
Photographs and notes on this species.
California Fungi: Lactarius
The principal characteristics of the genus Lactarius and links to other sites. Also a list of those species found in California with photographs of about 8 of them.
California Fungi: Russula
The principal characteristics of the genus Russula and links to other sites. Also a list of those species found in California with photographs of about 10 of them.
Ceramic Parchment
Photograph of the fruiting bodies of Xylobolus frustulatus on the trunk of a tree.
Creolophus cirrhatus
Photographs of this bracket fungus growing on the trunks of trees.
Hericium abietis
Photograph and description of the bear's head.
Hericium americanum
Illustrated article by Tom Volk on this edible tooth fungus and on other tooth fungi and their classification.
Hericium americanum
Several photographs of this species.
Hericium americanum
Information and a fine photograph of this species on a downed log.
Hericium coralloides
Several photographs of this species, the comb tooth fungus.
Hericium erinaceus
Photograph of this species.
Hericium erinaceus
Photograph and description of the lion's mane.
Lactarius atroviridis
Photographs and notes on this distinctive green spotted species.
Lactarius chelidonium
Photographs and notes on this species.
Lactarius chrysorheus
Photograph of the gills of this species.
Lactarius glaucescens
Several photographs of this species, with a description of the fruiting body and spores, and information on where and when to look for it. English and Polish.
Lactarius helvus
Two photographs of this species, with a description of the fruiting body and spores, and information on where and when to look for it. Polish and English.
Lactarius indigo
Article by Tom Volk on this blue-capped fungus, and on other blue species.
Lactarius indigo
Photographs and notes on this blue species.
Lactarius rubidus: Candy Caps
Photographs and article by Tom Volk on this species which has a fragrance of butterscotch or maple sugar when dried and make an appetizing desert.
Lactarius subpurpureus
Photographs and notes on this species.
Lactarius thyinos
Photographs and notes on this species.
Russula alnijorulensis
Photograph and information on this species.
Russula betularum
Two photographs of this species, with a description of the fruiting body and spores, and information on where and when to look for it.English and Polish.
Russula emetica
Several photographs of this species, with a description of the fruiting body and spores, and information on other similar species. English and Polish.
Russula emetica
Article with photographs by Tom Volk on this acrid fungus and other species of Russula.
Russula flavida
Photographs and notes on this yellow species.
Russula parvovirescens
Photographs and notes on this species.
Russulales
Information from Wikipedia on this order of basidiomycete fungi.
Stereum ostrea
Illustrated article by Tom Volk on the False Turkey Tail Fungus, with photographs also of S. sanguinolentum and S. complicatum.
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