Patrick R. Leacock, Ph.D.
Mycologist and Botanist
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.


Mushrooms of the Midwest and America

mushroom close-up.

See Guide: the plan for this website.

Mushroom Videos

Featured video: Why you should join your local mushroom club!

On the Trail of Mushrooms, MycoGuide YouTube Channel

  1. Morels and False Morels, Spring 2014

Current project: Mushroom Description Pages

Newest record for Chicago is Ceriporia spissa!

Starting to build pages for the 1200 different kinds of macro-fungi in the Chicago area. These are the first species pages. There are also higher level pages from Kingdom down to genus.

Did you know the jelly fungi are found in 4 different groups?

What is happening this month?

Get a Checklist of the most common fungi. Add to our knowledge of what mushrooms can be found during the winter.

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