There are 17 genera and 171 species in the family Bolbitiaciae.  In the collections below, we have four genera represented: Conocybe, Hebeloma, Panaeolina and Pholiotina. All of these mushrooms are thin-fleshed, sapotrophic and are typically found in grass.

Mushrooms in the Bolbitiaceae family are umbrella-shaped, have gills and brown spores. To see enlarged versions of each photo represented in this family, click on the first photo and then click on the textual links above each photo to get to the next one.