Photos: © Sharmin Gamiet,
© Steve Trudell

credit / links


This web page was produced by Sharmin Gamiet, Mycologist , Mycology Resources, Abbotsford B.C. Canada. For more information contact Sharmin at :

The following people helped make this project possible:
Dr. J.F. Ammirati, Professor of Botany , University of Washington, Seattle Wa., U.S.A.
Dr. S.M. Berch, Soil Ecology B.C. Ministry of Forests, Victoria B.C., Canada
Dr. B.E. Callan, Curator, DAVFP Canadian Forest Service, Victoria, B.C., Canada

Dr. W. Chapman, Soil Ecology, B.C. Ministry of Forests, Williams Lake, B.C., Canada
Fiona Gamiet, Graphic designer, Articulate Design, Vancouver B.C., Canada
Derek Bonin, Watershed Management, GVRD, Vancouver B.C., Canada
Dr. S.A. .Redhead, Curator, DAOM Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa Ont., Canada

Dr. Ammirati’s help with the identification and taxonomy is greatly appreciated.

Gratitude to FORREX Forum for Research and Extension in Natural Resources (FORREX) for hosting this web page.

Funding for this project was provided by:
The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Research Branch
Forest Renewal British Columbia (FRBC)
Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD)

Thanks to field assistants:

John Switzer, Dave McCandless, Peter Rattray and Glen Iseman

Photographs were provided by:
Steve Trudell, Mycologist, Seattle Wa, U.S.A.
He retains the rights to the use of his photographs. For permission to use any of his photographs, contact him by e-mail at or by phone at (206) 721-0552. Normally there is no charge for personal or non-profit educational uses for his photographs.
Lorelei Norvell, Mycologist, Portland, U.S.A.
Lorne Gilmour, GIS Specialist, GVRD, Vancouver B.C., Canada
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ottawa Ont., Canada

Diagrams and drawings were provided by:
Dr. Bryce Kendrick, Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont., Canada
Dr. Dave Largent, Professor of Botany, Humboldt State University, Arcata, Ca., U.S.A.


Forestry links:

Forest Renewal BC:

Greater Vancouver Regional District:

B. C. Min of Forests:

Biogeoclimatic Zones:

Pacific Forestry Centre:

FORREX Forum for Research and Extension in Natural Resources (FORREX):

Mycological links:

Canadian Mushrooms:

Coasta Rica Macrofungi:

Fifth Kingdom:

San Franscico Mushroom Club:

The Fungi of California:

Vancouver Mycological Society:

Keys, descriptions and photographs of mushrooms:










Photographs of mushrooms: