Key to Gilled Mushrooms, the Agarics

Page under construction. The key below will be replaced and currently serves simply to get to the guides for mushrooms with free gills.


Key to Gilled Mushrooms, the Agarics
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Images by Patrick Leacock unless noted. Gill attachment drawings Attribution: Debivort at the English language Wikipedia.
Gills not attached to stem.

Agarics with free gills

Gills not attached to stem or very narrowly attached.

Drawing of free gills.
Gills attached to stem.

Agarics with attached gills

Gills attached to stem but not decurrent. This includes adnexed, adnate, and notched.

Drawing of attached gills.
Gills attached to stem.

Agarics with decurrent gills

Gills attached broadly to stem, running down stem.

Drawing of decurrent gills.

The initial development of this guide page was funded through a Chicago Wilderness grant program supported by the USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, and the US Fish & Wildlife Service; grants of federal monies are administered by the Illinois Conservation Foundation.