Pacific Northwest Key Council

Keys to Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

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The Pacific Northwest Key Council is dedicated to the creation and publication of field keys to the fungi of the Pacific Northwest. It was initiated in 1974 by Kit Scates of Post Falls, Idaho, and developed with the support and supervision of Dr. Joseph Ammirati and the late Dr. Daniel Stuntz, both of the University of Washington. The geographic area covered is southern British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and western Montana.

The Key Council develops, refines, and field tests keys to selected species and genera of mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest. The mushroom characteristics in the keys are based on macroscopic features that can be seen by the naked eye or hand lens. All keys are subject to peer review and editing before publication. Key Council membership, which is by invitation, includes both professional mycologists and amateurs.

 

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KEY TO KEYS 02/2012 click here click here click here click here

 

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Mushroom Photography 06/2007 click here click here click here  

 

ALPHABETICAL Changed  ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Agaricus I 08/2006 click here click here   click here
Agaricus II 09/2011 click here click here    
Agrocybe 02/2003 click here   click here click here
Amanita 10/2014 click here   click here click here
Armillaria 04/2007 click here click here   click here
Bird's Nests 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Boletes 07/2011 click here click here click here click here
Chanterelles 03/2007 click here click here   click here
ALPHABETICAL cont. Changed  ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Chlorophyllum 10/2012 click here click here   click here
Clitocybe 07/2011 click here   click here click here
Club-shaped Fungi 09/2012 click here click here click here click here
Collybioid species 07/2003 click here   click here click here
Conocybe 07/2011 click here   click here click here
Coprinoid species 07/2007 click here click here click here click here
Coral-like Fungi 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Cortinarius 07/2011 click here click here click here click here
ALPHABETICAL cont. Changed  ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Crepidotus 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Crusts & Parchments 04/2011 click here click here click here click here
Cups 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Cystoderma 05/2011 click here click here click here click here
Desert Fungi 06/2011 click here click here click here click here
Entolomataceae 01/2003 click here click here click here click here
Galerina 07/2008 click here   click here click here
Gilled Boletes 07/2011 click here   click here click here
ALPHABETICAL cont. Changed  ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Gomphidiaceae 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Gymnopilus 01/2005 click here   click here click here
Hebeloma 06/2011 click here click here click here click here
Helvellaceae 04/2001 click here   click here click here
Hydnellum         click here
Hygrophorus 03/2003 click here click here click here click here
Hypholoma - see Strophariaceae         click here
Hypomyces 07/2008 click here   click here click here
ALPHABETICAL cont. Changed  ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Inocybe I 04/2007 click here click here click here click here
Inocybe II 02/2002   click here <- PDF by
P.B. Matheny
 
Jelly Fungi 07/2008 click here click here click here click here
Key to Keys 02/2012 click here click here click here click here
Laccaria 10/2012 click here click here click here click here
Lactarius 10/2012 click here click here click here click here
Lentinellus and Neolentinus 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Lepiota and allies 05/2003 click here click here   click here
ALPHABETICAL cont. Changed  ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Lepista 07/2004 click here   click here click here
Limacella 04/2003 click here   click here click here
Lycoperdaceae and Geastraceae 02/2003 click here   click here click here
Lyophyllum and Allies 04/2010 click here   click here click here
Marasmioid fungi 07/2005 click here click here click here click here
Melanoleuca 07/2008 click here   click here click here
Morchellaceae 09/2012 click here   click here click here
Morels & False Morels 07/2009 click here   click here  
Mycenoid species (Unabridged) 07/2004 click here click here   click here
Mycenoid species (Colored) 07/2004 click here click here click here click here
ALPHABETICAL cont. Changed  ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Nidulariaceae 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Omphalinoid Species         click here
Panaeolus 07/2009 click here   click here click here
Pezizaceae 07/2007 click here click here click here click here
Pezizales 03/2003 click here   click here click here
Phaeocollybia 07/2011 click here   click here click here
Pholiota 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Pleurotoid species 02/2003 click here   click here click here
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Pluteus         click here
Polypores 01/2007 click here click here   click here
Psathyrella 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Psilocybe - see Strophariaceae         click here
Puffballs & Earthstars 07/2007 click here click here click here click here
Ramaria I 07/2010 click here click here click here click here
Ramaria II 11/2006 click here click here click here  
ALPHABETICAL cont. Changed  ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Russula I 07/1989 click here click here   click here
Russula II 04/2011   click here <- large PDF by
Christine Roberts
 
Sarcodon 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Sarcosomataceae 02/2003 click here   click here click here
Sclerodermataceae 02/2003 click here   click here click here
Squamanita 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Stereum 03/2012 click here   click here click here
Strophariaceae (dark-spored) 03/2009 click here click here click here click here
ALPHABETICAL cont. Changed  ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Toothed Fungi 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Tricholoma 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Tricholomopsis 03/2003 click here   click here click here
Truffles & Sequestrate Fungi 07/2011 click here click here click here click here
Veined Fungi 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Volvariella 10/2012 click here click here click here click here
Xeromphalina 07/2007 click here   click here click here

 


Listing by Groups begins here.

 

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GILLED SPECIES 07/2011 click here   click here  
Agaricus I 08/2006 click here click here   click here
Agaricus II 09/2011 click here click here    
Agrocybe 02/2003 click here   click here click here
Amanita 10/2014 click here   click here click here
Armillaria 04/2007 click here click here   click here
Chlorophyllum 10/2012 click here click here   click here
Clitocybe 07/2011 click here   click here click here
Collybioid species 07/2003 click here   click here click here
Gilled cont.    ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Conocybe 07/2011 click here   click here click here
Coprinoid species 07/2007 click here click here click here click here
Cortinarius 07/2011 click here click here click here click here
Crepidotus 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Cystoderma 05/2011 click here click here click here click here
Entolomataceae 01/2003 click here click here click here click here
Galerina 07/2008 click here   click here click here
Gilled Boletes 07/2011 click here   click here click here
Gilled cont.    ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Gomphidiaceae 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Gymnopilus 01/2005 click here   click here click here
Hebeloma 06/2011 click here click here click here click here
Hygrophorus 03/2003 click here click here click here click here
Hypholoma - see Strophariaceae         click here
Inocybe I 04/2007 click here click here click here click here
Inocybe II 02/2002   click here <- PDF by
P.B. Matheny
 
Laccaria 10/2012 click here click here click here click here
Gilled cont.    ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Lactarius 10/2012 click here click here click here click here
Lentinellus and Neolentinus 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Lepiota and allies 05/2003 click here click here   click here
Lepista 07/2004 click here   click here click here
Limacella 04/2003 click here   click here click here
Lyophyllum and Allies 04/2010 click here   click here click here
Marasmioid fungi 07/2005 click here click here click here click here
Melanoleuca 07/2008 click here   click here click here
Gilled cont.    ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Mycenoid species (Unabridged) 07/2004 click here click here   click here
Mycenoid species (Colored) 07/2004 click here click here click here click here
Omphalinoid Species         click here
Panaeolus 07/2009 click here   click here click here
Phaeocollybia 07/2011 click here   click here click here
Pholiota 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Pleurotoid species 02/2003 click here   click here click here
Pluteus         click here
Psathyrella 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Gilled cont.    ONLINE  MS-Word     RTF      PHOTOS 
Psilocybe - see Strophariaceae         click here
Russula I 07/1989 click here click here   click here
Russula II 04/2011   click here <- large PDF by
Christine Roberts
 
Squamanita 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Strophariaceae (dark-spored) 03/2009 click here click here click here click here
Tricholoma 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Tricholomopsis 03/2003 click here   click here click here
Volvariella 10/2012 click here click here click here click here
Xeromphalina 07/2007 click here   click here click here

 

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BOLETES 07/2011 click here click here click here click here
Gilled Boletes 07/2011 click here   click here click here

 

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POLYPORES 01/2007 click here click here   click here

 

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TOOTHED FUNGI 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Hydnellum         click here
Sarcodon 07/2007 click here   click here click here

 

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VEINED FUNGI 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Chanterelles 03/2007 click here click here   click here

 

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MORELS & FALSE MORELS 07/2009 click here   click here  
Morchellaceae 09/2012 click here   click here click here
Helvellaceae 04/2001 click here   click here click here

 

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CUPS 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Pezizales 03/2003 click here   click here click here
Pezizaceae 07/2007 click here click here click here click here
Sarcosomataceae 02/2003 click here   click here click here

 

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BIRD'S NESTS 07/2007 click here   click here click here

 

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CORAL-LIKE FUNGI 07/2007 click here   click here click here
Ramaria I 07/2010 click here click here click here click here
Ramaria II 11/2006 click here click here click here  

 

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CLUB-SHAPED FUNGI 09/2012 click here click here click here click here

 

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JELLY FUNGI 07/2008 click here click here click here click here

 

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CRUSTS & PARCHMENTS 04/2011 click here click here click here click here
Stereum 03/2012 click here   click here click here
Hypomyces 07/2008 click here   click here click here

 

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PUFFBALLS & EARTHSTARS 07/2007 click here click here click here click here
Lycoperdaceae & Geastraceae 02/2003 click here   click here click here
Sclerodermataceae 02/2003 click here   click here click here
Desert Fungi 06/2011 click here click here click here click here

 

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TRUFFLES & SEQUESTRATES 07/2011 click here click here click here click here

 

 


Eli Gibson designed the background image.
which is a collage of photographs by
Michael Beug, Cy and Mary Hampson, Boleslaw Kuznik,
Michael Wood (MykoWeb), Richard Winder, and Eileen Seto.