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20 Different Types Of Fungi With Pictures

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Do you know fungi? If you know! How many fungi do you see in your life? Fungi are one kind of tiny plants which have no flowers, neither leaves nor green colors just like as a mushroom or like a toadstool. Some types of fungi as like as a holo container which is extremely tiny and looking like excellent dust. There are many kinds of fungi are available throughout the world. The fungi basically see in the wet places where store water and hardly reach the sun. However, some of the Fungi grow without doing any attempt, and some of the fungi are cultivated now for the purposes of commerce. Some of the Fungi are filled up the nutrition and some the Fungi are taken the life because of containing poisonous. Let me introduced you some of the strange Fungi which are different types of fungi with pictures.

1. Bear’s Head Tooth Mushroom

Bear’s Head Tooth Mushroom Different Types Of Fungi With Pictures

Bear’s Head Tooth Mushroom is a unique species fungus which is normally white in color and fleshy. The fungus basically grows on dead or dying wood. However, the fungi are the Hericium which are the part of Hericiaceae family. The white color fungi have no poisonous if you want you can eat it. Though the fungi are not dirty, they can have little bugs in it. So before cooking, you should clean it.

2. Bioluminescent Fungi

Bioluminiscent Fungi

Bioluminescent Fungi are largely founded in the wet and cold places. The fungi are the members of the Agaricales, most familiar types of mushroom. This kind of Mushroom emits a slight green color, but they are not actually green. Only the living cells of the mushrooms can emit the color.

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3. Black Jelly Roll

Black Jelly Roll

Black Jelly Roll Fungi are dirty looking Mushrooms which are the members of the Auriculariaceae. Though the fungi look so dirty, it has health benefits. The Fungi can help to reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels. As well as the same types of Fungi have huge proteins, fats, and Iron. But before taking a decision to eat it, just test it, whether it would contain poisonous.

4. Bleeding Tooth Fungus

Bleeding Tooth Fungus Different Types Of Fungi With Pictures

Bleeding Tooth Fungus is scientifically known as the Hydnellum Peckii. The thick red fluid drops across its tiny hole which creating the appearances of blood. However, it contains aromantic which used to dye fabrics.

5. Chicken of the Woods

Chicken of the Woods

Chicken of the Woods is named after its meaty taste. This kind of mushrooms can see available here and there. The yellow-orange colors mushrooms can eat. These fungi provide you the test like chicken meat as well as protein but sometimes it causes gastric pain in certain people.

6. Clathrus Columnatus, also known as the Column Stinkhorn

Clathrus Columnatus, also known as the Column Stinkhorn

The fungi are the member of Phallaceae. These fungi are the common across the Gulf Coast where they can appear occasionally. These kinds of fungi grow alone sometimes together closely to woody pieces, gardens, cultivated soil, and lawns.

7. Cogumelo Mushroom

Cogumelo Mushroom

Cogumelo Mushroom is the kingdom of Fungi and the members of Agaricales. They are usually known as the Mushroom of the Sun. These kinds of Fungi are used for an anti-cancer effect which is used traditionally and alternative medicine. However, the sweet taste fungi are eaten by the people but you have to concern and ensured its cleaning before cooking.

8. Dog Stinkhorn

Dog Stinkhorn

Dog Stinkhorn is also known as the Mutinus Canunus. They are the family of Phallaceae and the classes of Agaricomycetes. The phallus-shaped fungi grow normally in wet and dark places. They grow together on woody pieces as well as in leaf fragments. The fungi can see in Europe, Asia, Eastern North America during the Summer and Autumn.

9. Giant Puffball

Giant Puffball

The Giant Puffball is one of the biggest Mushroom in all Fungi. The Fungus is also called Calvatia gigantea. The strange looking fungi sometimes grow with egg-shape of Camel. These kinds of Fungi normally found in temperature area across the world in fields, grassland etc. The Giant Fungi would grow up to 10 to 50 cm.

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10. Jack O’Lantern Mushroom

Jack O’Lantern Mushroom

Jack O’Lantern Mushroom is also known as the Omphalotus Olearius which are the family of Marasmiaceae. The poisonous fungi grow with a small group in wet places, on graves or in the base of hardwood trees.

11. Octopus Stinkhorn

Octopus Stinkhorn

Octopus Stinkhorn is similar to the Dog Stinkhorn Mushrooms. They are also the family of Phallaceae and the classes of Agaricomycetes. They grow together on woody pieces as well as in leaf fragments and the dry places. The fungi also can see in Europe, Asia, Eastern North America during the Summer and Autumn like the Dog Stinkhorn. The name of the Fungi came from the shape of Octopus.

12. Red Cage Fungus

Red Cage Fungus Different Types Of Fungi With Pictures

The beautiful fungi but sometimes dirty and strange looks Mushroom found through North America and Europe. The Red Cage is the fungi of Stinkhorn family. They mainly grow on the dead body and rots in the deep forest.

13. Skyblue Mushroom

Skyblue Mushroom

Skyblue Mushroom is one of the cutest looking Fungi. They are found basically on the various island of NewZealand and in Indian subcontinent occasionally. The fungi’s scientific name is Entoloma Hochstetter. Though according to scientific, these kinds of fungi actually not edible because it contains poisonous.

14. The False Morel (Gyromitra Escolenta)

The False Morel (Gyromitra Escolenta)

The False Morel is one kind of Fungi which belong in the class of Pezizomycetes and the member of Discinaceae family. However, The False Morel is well known as the Brain Mushroom, Elephant Ears as well as turban fungus because of its shape. These kinds of Mushroom contains some of poisonous so it is not actually edible.

15. The Gem-studded Puffball

The Gem-studded Puffball

The Gem-studded Puffball is one kind of Mushroom which is well known as the common puffball, warted puffball as well as devil’s snuff-box. The fungus is the family of Agaricaceae. The round fruit body shaped puffball basically grows in gardens, roadsides, grassy cleaning places as well as the on the dead wood. However, these kinds of Fungi is edible but you have to ensure, it is young and just its internal flesh nothing else.

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16. The Sea Anemone Fungus

The Sea Anemone Fungus

The Sea Anemone Fungus is the best known as the starfish fungus for its shape. The red star-shaped fungus normally found in the garden, grassy areas and as like the places.

17. The Veiled Lady

The Veiled Lady

The Veiled Lady is the fungus in the family Phallaceae and the class of Agaricomycetes. The fungus is also known as the Bamboo fungus, bamboo pith, long net stinkhorn as well as the Phallus Indusiatus. However, It is found in tropical areas including Southern Asia, Africa, the Americas, Australia. The fungi grow in woodlands, rich soil, on rotted woody as well as in gardens. Anyway, Do you know, why it is called the Veiled Lady? Because of wearing a veil in its body.

18. The Violet Coral

The Violet Coral

The Violet Coral fungus grows with a small group. The fungus name came from its color. The fungus is also called the magenta coral as well. However, it helps to recycle nutrition from a dead body or rooted things and provide food and shelter for different tiny creatures. Thus The Fungi play an effective role in our exosystem.

19. Wrinkled Peach

Wrinkled Peach Different Types Of Fungi With Pictures

The Wrinkled Peach is one of the unique shapes Fungi which is well known as the rosy vein cap that belong in the fungus family Physalacriaceae. The edibility of the Mushrooms depends on the source consulted.

20. Eyelash Cup Fungus

Eyelash Cup Fungus

Eyelash Cup is one kind of Fungi which are well known as the Scutellinia Scutellata. The Molly eye-winker shape fungi are the members of Pyronemataceae family and the class of Pezizomycetes. There has a conflict with its edibility. Some scientist said that it is edible and some of them said it is actual, not edible because of containing some of poisonous. However, the thorny fungus looks cute but not enough cute to eat it. Anyway, the fungus grows to throw the jungle and its wet places as well as on the dead body and rotted things.

A journalist who won several awards, I have held the main editorial positions in The World Press and Pow Jones. A former student of literature, art study and art history with a deep knowledge of finance and business work, I explore global art markets and cultural analysis. My reviews of major museum and gallery openings have been published in major newspapers and media platforms around the world.

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