White chicken mushroom, also known as Spring chicken (Laetiporus cincinnatus/Laetiporus semialbinus/Laetiporus sulphureus) "In a good season, vegetarian mushroomers can have their chicken and eat it too, throughout the warm part of the year.
Veiled Lady Mushroom (Phallus indusiatus) This edible and rather healthful mushroom is used in Chinese cuisine. It is coated in a greenish-brown slime that contains spores -- the slime attracts flies and insects that help disperse the spores.
We found this colorful coral fungus (Clavinopsis fusiformis or Clavaria fusiformis) growing on a mowed woodland path on our neighbor's property near Mars Hill in Madison Co. It is one of the fungi that are found in the southern Appalachians.