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Help ID mushrooms found in my woods

 
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So walking in my woods the other day and I came across these different mushrooms all over the woods. The first pictures are of what I think might be shiitake mushrooms.
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stem and gills
 
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The next I think is a type of fall bolete. These are even more abundant than the shiitake looking ones (which were pretty prolific).
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gills and flesh
 
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The rest are pictures of random fungi that I thought looked good.

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'shrooms on a log
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classic shape
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pretty color
 
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These ones were another prolific mushroom in the woods. The camera didn't really do them justice, they had more of a pink hue than I'm seeing on my computer screen. They really reminded me of crab or lobster meat with the pink exterior when I first saw them.
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Couple more
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Michael Newby wrote:The first pictures are of what I think might be shiitake mushrooms.


They don't look like shiitakes to me. Did you take a spore print?
Also, doesn't look like it's growing on a log.
 
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I haven't done anything like a spore print, just a quick look at mushrooms on google images to see what might look similar. I'm pretty far from an expert on fungi, the only mushrooms I can ID well enough to eat are morels and puffballs.
 
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I agree with CJ. Very unlikely to be shiitake. Very rare to find in the woods. Almost exclusively cultivated. Spore print is crucial to valid ID.
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