FUNGIKINGDOM.net provides the amateur mycologist access to educational presentations on edible mushrooms and their toxic look-a-likes as well as amanita, russulas, and lactarius. Here you can also view a collection of photos of various fungi organized phylologically by order, family and genus by Dianna Smith. This website also includes a series of scholarly articles on the subject of fungi by writer/educator Bill Bakaitis. 

Finally, FUNGIKINGDOM.net is home to fungi photos of many hundreds of species collected by herself and members of the Connecticut-Westchester Mycological Association (COMA) from 2002 to 2012 in NY and CT.  Additional photos taken during that period can be found on www.pbase.com/comafungi.  (Dianna served as COMA club president, vice president and membership chairperson for several years and continues to be a loyal member). FUNGIKINGDOM.net is also home to  the newly established PIONEER VALLEY MYCOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (PVMA) of western Massachusetts, where Dianna currently resides. We welcome new members to our club. For information on becoming a member of the PVMA click on the link above.

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Scutellinia scutellata (Eyelash Cup)