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.

The name mushroom is generally applied to those soft white umbrella-shaped growths considered good to eat. It is always dangerous to eat mushrooms gathered in the woods by anyone other than an experienced collector.

mushroom

The name mushroom is generally applied to those soft white umbrella-shaped growths considered good to…

Mushrooms generally have a cap, and spores are produced in gills on its underside.

Mushroom

Mushrooms generally have a cap, and spores are produced in gills on its underside.

Mushrooms generally have a cap, and spores are produced in gills on its underside.

Mushroom

Mushrooms generally have a cap, and spores are produced in gills on its underside.

A name commonly applied to numerous rapidly-growing fungi of the higher class, belonging to the natural order fungi, and consisting usually of a cap-like expansion supported by an erect stalk.

Mushroom

A name commonly applied to numerous rapidly-growing fungi of the higher class, belonging to the natural…

"The name of several classes of fungi. The best known is the common mushroom. It has a fleshy head, smooth or scaly on the upper surface, varying from white to tawny shades or brown. The gills on the under side of the head are at first pallid, changing slowly with the plant's growth to pink, purple and brown-black." — Beach, 1900

Mushroom

"The name of several classes of fungi. The best known is the common mushroom. It has a fleshy head,…

Pasture mushrooms

Mushroom

Pasture mushrooms

Poisonous mushrooms

Mushroom

Poisonous mushrooms

Agaricus campestris, the common edible Mushroom.

Mushroom

Agaricus campestris, the common edible Mushroom.

Section of cap and stalk.

Mushroom

Section of cap and stalk.

Minute portion of a section of a gill, showing some spore-bearing cells.

Mushroom

Minute portion of a section of a gill, showing some spore-bearing cells.

One of these gills, with its four spores.

Mushroom

One of these gills, with its four spores.

Pileus is the name given to the broad, expanded part in mushrooms. In the common mushroom it is frequently shaped like an inverted saucer.

Mushroom Showing Convex Pileus

Pileus is the name given to the broad, expanded part in mushrooms. In the common mushroom it is frequently…

The name mushroom is generally applied to those soft white umbrella-shaped growths considered good to eat. It is always dangerous to eat mushrooms gathered in the woods by anyone other than an experienced collector.

Agaric mushroom

The name mushroom is generally applied to those soft white umbrella-shaped growths considered good to…

The agaricus mushroom has a dotted cap. These mushrooms may be used for medicinal purposes.

Agaricus Mushroom

The agaricus mushroom has a dotted cap. These mushrooms may be used for medicinal purposes.

The boletus mushroom has a thick bulbous stalk and cap lined with veins.

Boletus Mushroom

The boletus mushroom has a thick bulbous stalk and cap lined with veins.

The lycoperdon mushroom is a pear-shaped puff ball.

Lycoperdon Mushroom

The lycoperdon mushroom is a pear-shaped puff ball.

"Common Mushroom (Agaricus campestris). A, annulus; C, cortina; H, hymenium; M, mycelium; P, pileus; S, stipe; V, volva." -Whitney, 1911

Meadow Mushroom

"Common Mushroom (Agaricus campestris). A, annulus; C, cortina; H, hymenium; M, mycelium; P, pileus;…

Illustrated are mushrooms growing in a cellar. Mushrooms can be grown in cellars that permit the regulation of moisture and temperature.

Mushrooms in Cellar

Illustrated are mushrooms growing in a cellar. Mushrooms can be grown in cellars that permit the regulation…

When mushrooms are about half way in development they are said to be in the "button" stage. They are often referred to as button mushrooms.

Mushrooms in the Button Stage

When mushrooms are about half way in development they are said to be in the "button" stage. They are…

Parasol fungus is the common name of <i>lepiota procera</i>. It is an edible mushroom that grows ten inches tall.

Parasol Fungus

Parasol fungus is the common name of lepiota procera. It is an edible mushroom that grows ten inches…

Peronospora nivea is a type of fungus that is common upon the leaves, stems, and roots of wild umbelliferoe and also upon the garden carrot, parsley, and parsnip.

Peronospora Nivea

Peronospora nivea is a type of fungus that is common upon the leaves, stems, and roots of wild umbelliferoe…

Pictured are the cups(b), stalks (c), and portion of tissue of sclerotium (sc) of the peziza ciboroides fungus.

Peziza Ciboroides

Pictured are the cups(b), stalks (c), and portion of tissue of sclerotium (sc) of the peziza ciboroides…

Peziza is a large genus of fungus. These species are identified by the shape of a cup they make.

Peziza Coccinea

Peziza is a large genus of fungus. These species are identified by the shape of a cup they make.

Peziza postuma is a funugs. A shows a small specimen with two cups on slender stalks. B represents a cup cut lengthwise. C represents a section of half a cup. D shows two asci. And SC shows an oval sclerotium.

Peziza Postuma

Peziza postuma is a funugs. A shows a small specimen with two cups on slender stalks. B represents a…

Phytophthora infestans is known as the potato disease fungus. This is the fungus that caused massive failures of potato crops in Europe in 1845.

Phytophthora Infestans

Phytophthora infestans is known as the potato disease fungus. This is the fungus that caused massive…

"Fungi are either parasitic or, what is much the same thing, saprophytic&ndash; i. e., dependant upon decaying organic matter for food. The fungi are many of them a trouble in agriculture, causing corn, hop, and vine mildew, potato disease, and also salmon disease; others, like the mushroom, are saprophytes."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Rafflesia Harrelli

"Fungi are either parasitic or, what is much the same thing, saprophytic– i. e., dependant upon…

Rhizomorhpa fragilis is found growing between the wood and the bark. This is shown on the stump of a fir tree.

Rhizomorpha Fragilis

Rhizomorhpa fragilis is found growing between the wood and the bark. This is shown on the stump of a…

Sphaeria rosella

Rosella

Sphaeria rosella

<i>Scleroderma vulgare</i> is black within, tough, and inedible. It resembles some smaller lycoperdon externally.

Scleroderma Vulgare

Scleroderma vulgare is black within, tough, and inedible. It resembles some smaller lycoperdon externally.

"Fungi are either parasitic or, what is much the same thing, saprophytic&ndash; i. e., dependant upon decaying organic matter for food. The fungi are many of them a trouble in agriculture, causing corn, hop, and vine mildew, potato disease, and also salmon disease; others, like the mushroom, are saprophytes."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Scybalium Fungiforme

"Fungi are either parasitic or, what is much the same thing, saprophytic– i. e., dependant upon…

"Shaggy-mane (Coprinus comatus) a, young specimen; b, section through a specimen older than a." -Whitney, 1911

Shaggy Mane

"Shaggy-mane (Coprinus comatus) a, young specimen; b, section through a specimen older than a." -Whitney,…

The Split Gill mushroom (Schizophyllum commune): "a, Schizophyllum alneum; b, gills, or lamellae, enlarged; c, cross-section of pileus showing split and revolute lamellae." -Whitney, 1911

Split Gill

The Split Gill mushroom (Schizophyllum commune): "a, Schizophyllum alneum; b, gills, or lamellae, enlarged;…

St. George's Mushroom is the common name of agaricus gambosus. This species appears in the spring. This mushroom is edible.

St. George's Mushroom

St. George's Mushroom is the common name of agaricus gambosus. This species appears in the spring. This…

"Many cells, but without differentiation into stem and leaf; growing horizontally in spreading shoots or fronds, as the algae, or sea-weeds; fungi, or toad-stools; and the lichens.

Toad-stool

"Many cells, but without differentiation into stem and leaf; growing horizontally in spreading shoots…

A mushroom, a plant which commonly grows in moist and rich ground.

Toadstool

A mushroom, a plant which commonly grows in moist and rich ground.

Pictured are pileus, openings of spore bearing tubes, and the bark of fir tree. Trametes pini is a fungus that grows on fir trees.

Trametes Pini

Pictured are pileus, openings of spore bearing tubes, and the bark of fir tree. Trametes pini is a fungus…

"Volva.--Wrapper; belonging to mushrooms." -Newman, 1850

Volva

"Volva.--Wrapper; belonging to mushrooms." -Newman, 1850

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

Young Amanita

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