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PLANTS: Shrub Vine Herbaceous plants Tree
FUNGI: Puffball Cap Coral Shelf Miscellaneous
(Toothed, Slime, Mold)


PLANTS


Shrubs
:
Woody plant usually with multiple branches generally growing below 15 feet tall.





Black Raspberry
Ground Juniper
Sassafras
Smooth Sumac
Spicebush
Staghorn Sumac
Witch-hazel
Wrinkled Rose


Spicebush (Emily Silver, Waltham MA)


Vine:
Plant with a long stem that grows along other plants or surfaces.

Vitis sp.



Herbaceous Plant:
Any plant that does not have a woody stem and grows above ground.

Cattail
Common Burdock
Common Clover
Common Dandelion
Common Evening Primrose
Common Milkweed
Common Mullein
Common Sunflower
European Horsemint
False Solomon’s Seal
Green Amaranth
Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Jerusalem Artichoke

 

Solomon's Seal (Hannah Ramer, Waltham MA)
Lamb’s Quarters
Large Cranberry
Pokeweed
Purslane
Queen Anne’s Lace
Red Clover
Skunk Cabbage
Solomon’s Seal
Spotted Jewelweed
Sweet Goldenrod
Sweetfern
Wintergreen

Tree:
A large woody plant that can grow upwards of 70 feet tall and live up to two or three hundred years.

American Beech
Black Birch
Crabapples
Eastern Redbud
Northern White Cedar
Red Maple
Red Mulberry
Sassafras
Shagbark Hickory
Spicebush
Sugar Maple
Sweetgum
White Oak
White Pine
Witch-hazel


sRed Maple Tree (Hannah Ramer, Ponkapoag Bog)



FUNGI


Puffball:
A mushroom that produces spores enclosed inside a spore case.

 

Earthballs
Gem-studded Puffball
Pestle-Shaped Puffball

 


lycoperdon perlatum (Limor Weizmann)



Cap:

A mushroom that has a standard stem and cap growth type.

Alcohol Inky
Ash-tree Bolete
Cinnabar-red Chanterelle
Common Laccaria
Golden Pholiota
Golden Waxy Cap
Honey Mushroom
Lawn Mower’s Mushroom
Mica Cap        
Painted Bolete
Purple-bloom Russula
Ringless Honey Mushroom
Rooted Collybia
Salmon Unicorn Entoloma
Shaggy-stalked Lepiota
Sharp-scaly Pholiota
Straight-stalked Entoloma
Viscid Violet Cort
Yellow Patches
Yellowish-white Melanoleuca
Yellow-orange Fly Agaric

Nolanea quadrata (Limor Weizmann)


Coral:

A mushroom that grows with no distinct stem. Instead it grows in a branch-like mass.

Crested Coral
Spindle-shaped Yellow Coral
White coral




Shelf:

A mushroom that grows on another surface like a tree. It grows straight out from the surface.


Chicken Mushroom
Oyster Mushroom



Miscellaneous:

Mold
Lobster Mushroom

Slime
Orange Jelly
Orange Peel

Toothed
Bear’s Head Tooth

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