Toadstools with gills


This is the largest group of fungi, comprising around 20 families.


Agaricaceae - Mushrooms
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Agaricus arvensis (Horse Mushroom)


Agaricaceae - Parasols, Powdercaps, Dapperlings, etc.
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Cystoderma amianthinum
(Earthy Powdercap)

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Coprinus comatus
(Shaggy Inkcap)

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Coprinus comatus
(Shaggy Inkcap)


Amanitaceae
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Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric)

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Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric)

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Amanita rubescens (Blusher)

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Amanita rubescens (Blusher)

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Amanita vaginata (Grisette)

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Amanita excelsa var. spissa (Grey Spotted Amanita)

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Amanita excelsa var. spissa (Grey Spotted Amanita)


Bolbitiaceae - Fieldcaps & Conecaps


Cantharellaceae
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Cantharellus cibarius (Chanterelle)


Cortinariaceae - Webcaps
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Cortinarius collinitus

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Cortinarius stillatitius
(Purple Stocking Webcap)

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Cortinarius hemitrichus
(Frosty Webcap)

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Cortinarius triumphans (Birch Webcap)


Crepidotaceae - Oysterlings & Twiglets


Entolomataceae - Pinkgills


Gomphidiaceae - Spikes


Hydnangiaceae
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Laccaria amethystina
(Amethyst Deceiver)


Hygrophoraceae - Waxcaps & Woodwaxes
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Hygrocybe pratensis (Meadow Waxcap)

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Hygrocybe coccinea (Scarlet Waxcap)

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Hygrocybe coccinea (Scarlet Waxcap)

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Hygrocybe autoconica
(Persistent Waxcap)

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Hygrocybe miniata (Vermilion Waxcap)

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Hygrocybe laeta (Heath Waxcap)

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Hygrocybe conica
(Blackening Waxcap)

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Hygrocybe conica
(Blackening Waxcap)

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Hygrocybe conica
(Blackening Waxcap)


Hygrophoropsidaceae
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Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (False Chanterelle)

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Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (False Chanterelle)


Lentinaceae - Oysters & Oysterlings


Paxillaceae - Rollrims


Pluteaceae - Shields


Psathyrellaceae - Brittlestems & Inkcaps


Russulaceae - Brittlegills
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Russula emetica (Sickener)

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Russula ochroleuca (Ochre Brittlegill)

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Russula puellaris (Yellowing Brittlegill)

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Russula claroflava (Yellow Swamp Brittlegill)

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Russula sardonia (Primrose Brittlegill)

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Russula atrorubens


Russulaceae - Milkcaps
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Lactarius pubescens
(Bearded Milkcap)

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Lactarius pubescens
(Bearded Milkcap)

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Lactarius torminosus
(Woolly Milkcap)

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Lactarius rufus (Rufus Milkcap)

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Lactarius rufus (Rufus Milkcap)

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Lactarius rufus (Rufus Milkcap)


Strophariaceae - Mottlegills
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Panaeolus semiovatus
(Egghead Mottlegill)

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Panaeolus semiovatus
(Egghead Mottlegill)

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Panaeolus semiovatus
(Egghead Mottlegill)

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Panaeolus acuminatus
(Dewdrop Mottlegill)

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Panaeolus acuminatus
(Dewdrop Mottlegill)


Strophariaceae - Tufts
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Hypholoma fasciculare (Sulphur Tuft)

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Hypholoma capnoides (Conifer Tuft)


Strophariaceae - Scalycaps
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Pholiota squarrosa (Shaggy Scalycap)


Tricholomataceae
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Tricholomopsis rutilans
(Plums and Custard)

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Lepista nuda
(Wood Blewit)


Tricholomataceae
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Marasmius rotula
(Collared Parachute)

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Marasmius androsaceus
(Horsehair Parachute)


Tricholomataceae
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Oudemansiella mucida
(Porcelain Fungus)

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Armillaria ostoyae
(Dark Honey Fungus)

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Mycena galopus
(Milking Bonnet)


Tricholomataceae
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Pleurocybella porrigens
(Angel's Wings)

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Pleurocybella porrigens
(Angel's Wings)



Useful links: Scottish Fungi
Scottish Natural Heritage
Association of British Fungus Groups
Roger's Mushrooms
Microscopy
MushroomExpert.com
MycoKey
fungus.org.uk