Where to Look for Fungi

It is usually possible to find the fruiting bodies of at least some types of fungi during any season of the year if one knows where to look. However, fungi are most abundant during the summer and early fall, especially after a period of rainy weather. On the pages that follow, some of the situations in which fungi occur will be illustrated and discussed. First of all, there are two basic types of situations or places to look for the fruiting bodies of fungi. Although it might seem as if these two situations are clearly distinct, this is not always the case.

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