Gilled

"Toadstools"

Amanita
Amanita muscaria Amanita polypyramis

Notorius because so many of them
are deadly poisonous.

Cortinarius
Cortinarius corrugatus Cortinarius squamulosus

Come in a variety of sizes and colors. Most seem to have brown/reddish-brown spores.

Entoloma
Cortinarius corrugatus Entoloma structius

(Includes genus Nolanea; group needs further study.)

Lactarius
Lactarius indigo
Lactarius indigo

When the gills are cut, they (usually) exude a latex (different colors, depending on species).

Marasmius,
Mycena

and allies
Marasmius cohaerens Mycena galericulata

Cone-shaped caps, many of which are small (and some that are not). Lumped here because they superficially look a lot alike.

Pholiota
Pholiota granulosa Pholiota squarrosoides

All are on decaying wood
(or buried wood)

Russula
Russula bicolor Russula silvicola

Come in a variety of colors, and the gills of (nearly) all of them break easily



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