The Mushrooms ClipArt gallery offers 98 illustrations of the division of fungi known as mushrooms. Mushrooms are fungi with a stem (stipe), cap (pileus), and gills (lamellae), and many species are edible.

"Amanita is a genus of fungi, nearly allied to the mushrooms. Several of the species are edible, notably the delicious orange (A. cæsarea), but the majority are poisonous."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Adult Amanita

"Amanita is a genus of fungi, nearly allied to the mushrooms. Several of the species are edible, notably…

The hymenium or tissue layer of the agaric of a mushroom.

Agaric Hymenium

The hymenium or tissue layer of the agaric of a mushroom.

The agaricus campestris is also know as the common mushroom, or the common field mushroom. This is one of the most important varieties of agarics.

Common Mushroom

The agaricus campestris is also know as the common mushroom, or the common field mushroom. This is one…

Agaricus campestris is the "true" mushroom. The full grown expanded plant is somewhat umbrella like. The central stalk supports a thick cap.

Agaricus Campestris

Agaricus campestris is the "true" mushroom. The full grown expanded plant is somewhat umbrella like.…

Pictured is a section of a gill of <i>agaricus campestris</i>. (tr) trama, (sh) hymenium, (b) basidium, (st) sterigma, and (sp) spore.

Agaricus Campestris Gill

Pictured is a section of a gill of agaricus campestris. (tr) trama, (sh) hymenium, (b) basidium, (st)…

Pictured is common commercial spawn of <i>agaricus campestris</i>.

Agaricus Campestris Spawn

Pictured is common commercial spawn of agaricus campestris.

Pictured is the pure culture of <i>agaricus campestris</i> spawn.

Spawn of Agaricus Campestris

Pictured is the pure culture of agaricus campestris spawn.

Agaricus cepaestipes is a mushroom from a large genus with both edible and poisonous species.

Agaricus cepaestipes

Agaricus cepaestipes is a mushroom from a large genus with both edible and poisonous species.

The St. George's Mushroom, or agaricus gambosus, is an edible mushroom of the agaricus variety, which are mostly poisonous.

St. George's Mushroom

The St. George's Mushroom, or agaricus gambosus, is an edible mushroom of the agaricus variety, which…

At the base of the agaricus melieus mushroom is the mycelium of the form called rhizomorpha fragilis.

Agaricus Melleus

At the base of the agaricus melieus mushroom is the mycelium of the form called rhizomorpha fragilis.

Pictured is a group of young spore bearers of agaricus melleus. The mushrooms can be found growing between the wood and the bark in black, string like or flattened bands.

Agaricus Melleus

Pictured is a group of young spore bearers of agaricus melleus. The mushrooms can be found growing between…

Shown is a pine root attacked by the mycelium of agaricus melleus. The mycelium is in the form of rhizomorpha fragilis.

Agaricus Melleus

Shown is a pine root attacked by the mycelium of agaricus melleus. The mycelium is in the form of rhizomorpha…

Illustrated is a mass of agaricus melleus on the root of a young pine. The mushroom caps spring up in large clusters near the roots of trees.

Mass of Agaricus Melleus

Illustrated is a mass of agaricus melleus on the root of a young pine. The mushroom caps spring up in…

The fly agaric mushroom, or agaricus muscaricus, is a poisonous mushroom. In fact, the fly agaric mushroom is deadly if eaten.

Fly Agaric Mushroom

The fly agaric mushroom, or agaricus muscaricus, is a poisonous mushroom. In fact, the fly agaric mushroom…

The parasol mushroom, or agaricus procerus, is an edible variety of the agaricus mushrooms.

Parasol Mushroom

The parasol mushroom, or agaricus procerus, is an edible variety of the agaricus mushrooms.

"A name given to Polyporus igniarius and P. fomentarius, fungi of the tribe or division Hymenomycetes, and formerly included in the genus Boletus. They grow upon old trees in Britain, and on the continent of Europe. the pileus is completely blended with the hymenium, which is pierced with thin-sided, rather angular, tubular, vertical passages." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Amadou

"A name given to Polyporus igniarius and P. fomentarius, fungi of the tribe or division Hymenomycetes,…

"Amanita Muscaria, in a young state." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Amaita

"Amanita Muscaria, in a young state." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

"Amanita Muscaria, full-grown." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Amaita

"Amanita Muscaria, full-grown." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

<i>Amanita phalloides</i> is an extremely poisonous mushroom. The upper surface of the cap is grayish, brownish, or greenish. The mushroom grows six inches tall.

Amanita Phalloides

Amanita phalloides is an extremely poisonous mushroom. The upper surface of the cap is grayish, brownish,…

The fungus, Angioridium sinuosum.

Angioridium sinuosum

The fungus, Angioridium sinuosum.

"The elastic ring which surrounds the spore case."-Whitney, 1902

Annuli

"The elastic ring which surrounds the spore case."-Whitney, 1902

Arcyria flava (or Arcyria obvelata) is a species of fungus or slime mold found in Australia.

Arcyria flava

Arcyria flava (or Arcyria obvelata) is a species of fungus or slime mold found in Australia.

Aseroe pentactina is a species of mushroom from the Phallaceae family.

Aseroe

Aseroe pentactina is a species of mushroom from the Phallaceae family.

A bed of mushrooms.

Mushroom Beds

A bed of mushrooms.

Boletus edulis, or common boletus, is an edible mushroom. It is a large mushroom with a dusky yellow or brownish cap. This mushroom usually grows in the woods and appears in the autumn.

Common Boletus (Boletus Edulis)

Boletus edulis, or common boletus, is an edible mushroom. It is a large mushroom with a dusky yellow…

Boletus edulis is an edible mushroom. It is often dried. The lower surface of the cap shows numerous pores.

Boletus Edulis

Boletus edulis is an edible mushroom. It is often dried. The lower surface of the cap shows numerous…

<i>Boletus subtomentosus</i> is not poisonous, but it is of inferior quality for culinary purposes.

Boletus Subtomentosus

Boletus subtomentosus is not poisonous, but it is of inferior quality for culinary purposes.

Candlesnuff fungus is frequently seen on decaying wood.

Candlesnuff Fungus (Xylaria Hypxylon)

Candlesnuff fungus is frequently seen on decaying wood.

<i>Cantharellus cibarius</i> is known as the chanterelle mushroom. It is edible and commonly used as a vegetable. The mushroom is uniformly yellow to orange in color.

Cantharellus Cibarius

Cantharellus cibarius is known as the chanterelle mushroom. It is edible and commonly used as a vegetable.…

"Agaricus- A large and important genus of fungi, characterized by having a fleshy cap or pileus, and a number of radiating plates or gills on which are produced the naked spores."-Whitney, 1902

Common Mushroom

"Agaricus- A large and important genus of fungi, characterized by having a fleshy cap or pileus, and…

Common mushroom is the common name of agaricus campestris. Mushroom is the popular name given to a group of fungi.

Common Mushroom

Common mushroom is the common name of agaricus campestris. Mushroom is the popular name given to a group…

Common mushroom (agaricus campestris).  A, young fructification on mycelium, in section; b, c, later stages, also in section; d, mature form.

Common Mushroom

Common mushroom (agaricus campestris). A, young fructification on mycelium, in section; b, c, later…

Coral fungus is the common name of <i>clavaria aurea</i>. It is an edible mushroom.

Coral Fungus

Coral fungus is the common name of clavaria aurea. It is an edible mushroom.

The Sphaeria sinensis a cordycep, a parasitic fungus. "The right hand figure represents the manner in which it is made up for sale." -Lindley, 1853

Cordycep

The Sphaeria sinensis a cordycep, a parasitic fungus. "The right hand figure represents the manner in…

The Sphaeria Robertsii a cordycep, a parasitic fungus "growing from the caterpillar of a New Zealand moth called Hepialus verescens." -Lindley, 1853

Cordycep

The Sphaeria Robertsii a cordycep, a parasitic fungus "growing from the caterpillar of a New Zealand…

Also known as Amanita phalloides. A deathly poisonous fungus found in Europe.

Death Cup

Also known as Amanita phalloides. A deathly poisonous fungus found in Europe.

Vermicularia trichella is a fungal plant disease that causes leaf and stem spot in English Ivy.

Fungal Disease

Vermicularia trichella is a fungal plant disease that causes leaf and stem spot in English Ivy.

Vertical section of Hypoxylon punctatum, a species of fungi found on dead wood.

Fungal Disease

Vertical section of Hypoxylon punctatum, a species of fungi found on dead wood.

"Mucor mucedo, very highly magnified, exhibiting 1, the spawn or mycelium." -Lindley, 1853

Fungal Diseas

"Mucor mucedo, very highly magnified, exhibiting 1, the spawn or mycelium." -Lindley, 1853

A species of earthstar, Geastrum multifidum is a mushroom from the Geastraceae family.

Earthstar

A species of earthstar, Geastrum multifidum is a mushroom from the Geastraceae family.

"1. Polyplocium inquinans, divided vertically, natural size; 2. flocci and spores; 3 and 4, the same more highly magnified." -Lindley, 1853

Flocci and Spores

"1. Polyplocium inquinans, divided vertically, natural size; 2. flocci and spores; 3 and 4, the same…

Fly agaric is the common name of agaricus mascarius. This is a large mushroom with a red cap. The cap is studded over with pale warts.

Fly Agaric

Fly agaric is the common name of agaricus mascarius. This is a large mushroom with a red cap. The cap…

"These may be placed at the very bottom of the vegetable scale, and are observable in a great variety of forms, and, among others, mushrooms, roadstools, puff-balls, the fungus dryrot, fermentation, mildew, and mould." &mdash; Goodrich, 1844

Fungi

"These may be placed at the very bottom of the vegetable scale, and are observable in a great variety…

"In general, fungi are low plants which do not contain chlorophyll, in contrast with the algae, which do." &mdash; Beach, 1909

Fungi

"In general, fungi are low plants which do not contain chlorophyll, in contrast with the algae, which…

Fungi. 1, Agarcius comatus; 2 Boletus edulis; 3, Morchella esculenta

Fungi

Fungi. 1, Agarcius comatus; 2 Boletus edulis; 3, Morchella esculenta

These spores of fungi are species of the genus Agaricus. Most of these species have colorless spores but some are pink, brown, or black.

Spores of Fungi (Agaricus)

These spores of fungi are species of the genus Agaricus. Most of these species have colorless spores…

"Pisomyxa racodioides, Corda.-1. Natural size; 2, the fungus greatly magnified; 3, a spore-case bursting and discharging its spores." -Lindley, 1853

Fungus

"Pisomyxa racodioides, Corda.-1. Natural size; 2, the fungus greatly magnified; 3, a spore-case bursting…

"Geaster tenuipes. a, endoperidium; b, b, exoperidium." -Whitney, 1911

Endoperidium of Geaster

"Geaster tenuipes. a, endoperidium; b, b, exoperidium." -Whitney, 1911

"A mushroom (Agaricus melleus). my, mycelium; c, c', c'', young 'buttons'; st, stipe or stalk; r, ring; g, gills." -Bergen, 1896

Honey Fungus

"A mushroom (Agaricus melleus). my, mycelium; c, c', c'', young 'buttons'; st, stipe or stalk; r, ring;…

Horsetail mushroom is the common name of <i>coprinus comatus</i>. It is an edible species and appears on lawns in early spring. It grows six inches tall.

Horsetail Mushroom

Horsetail mushroom is the common name of coprinus comatus. It is an edible species and appears on lawns…

Hydnum is a species of fungi. Hydnum repandum is not uncommon in Great Britain. It can be found in woods, in scattered patches or large rings. This fungi is edible.

Hydnum Repandum

Hydnum is a species of fungi. Hydnum repandum is not uncommon in Great Britain. It can be found in woods,…

Pictured is hydnum repandum showing irregular, flattish pileus.

Hydnum Repandum

Pictured is hydnum repandum showing irregular, flattish pileus.

<i>Lycoperdon craniforme</i> is found in meadows or in open woods. The plant shrinks when it reaches maturity.

Lycoperdon Craniforme

Lycoperdon craniforme is found in meadows or in open woods. The plant shrinks when it reaches maturity.

Lycoperdon are commonly known as puff balls. The gemmatum variety look like white balls and have a fleshy texture. Some have an indistinct stalk and others have no stalk.

Lycoperdon Gemmatum

Lycoperdon are commonly known as puff balls. The gemmatum variety look like white balls and have a fleshy…

The marasmius oreades mushroom varies from one to two inches across the cap. The stalk is about two or three inches long. This mushroom is edible.

Marasmius Oreades

The marasmius oreades mushroom varies from one to two inches across the cap. The stalk is about two…

Pictured is marasmius oreades showing umbonate pileus.

Marasmius Oreades

Pictured is marasmius oreades showing umbonate pileus.

<i>Morchella esculenta</i> is a common mushroom and is found in the central states. They appear after the warm rains of the spring.

Morchella Esculenta

Morchella esculenta is a common mushroom and is found in the central states. They appear after the warm…

Common morel is the common name of morchella esculenta. The stem is one to three inches high and the cap is two to three inches across. It's color varies from yellow to ash gray. It is used for culinary purposes in either a fresh or dried state.

Longitudinal Section of Morchella Esculenta

Common morel is the common name of morchella esculenta. The stem is one to three inches high and the…

Morel is the common name of morchella esculenta. This fungi is rounded, oval, or conical. The external part of the fungi is very wrinkled and is irregularly folded. Morel is an edible mushroom.

Morel

Morel is the common name of morchella esculenta. This fungi is rounded, oval, or conical. The external…

Mucor caninus is a species of mold found in soil, on plant surfaces, and rotting vegetables.

Mucor caninus

Mucor caninus is a species of mold found in soil, on plant surfaces, and rotting vegetables.