Species

Traceable Speices

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Atlas Cedar The Atlas Cedar is a cedar native to the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco (in the Rif and Middle Atlas, and locally in the High Atlas). A majority of t…
Rhodocybe Gemina Rhodocybe gemina is a species of fungus in the Entolomataceae family. It produces fruit bodies that are fleshy, medium-sized, and cream-coloured when young, …
Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata (Western Redcedar) is a species of Thuja, an evergreen coniferous tree in the cypress family Cupressaceae native to western North America. It i…
Lodgepole Pine Pines are trees in the genus Pinus ( /ˈpaɪnəs/),[1] in the family Pinaceae. They make up the monotypic subfamily Pinoideae. There are about 115 species of pi…
Cork Oak Quercus suber, commonly called the Cork Oak, is a medium-sized, evergreen oak tree in the section Quercus sect. Cerris. It is the primary source of cork for …
Sugar Maple Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple) is a species of maple native to the hardwood forests of northeastern North America, from Nova Scotia west to southern Ontario, a…
Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus is a genus of gilled mushrooms which includes one of the most widely eaten mushrooms, P. ostreatus. Species of Pleurotus may be called oyster, abal…
Giant Snail Archachatina marginata, common name the giant West African snail, is a species of air-breathing tropical land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollus…
Azobe Lophira alata (also called Azobé or Ekki and “red ironwood”) is a species of plant in the Ochnaceae family. It is found in Cameroon, the Republic of the Cong…
Scotch bonnet Marasmius oreades grows extensively throughout North America and Europe in the summer and fall, or year-round in warmer climates. It loves grassy areas such …
Pine bolete The Pine bolete occurs in the Northern forests of Europe, and sometimes in Southern clusters such as in Spain and France. The large, edible fruiting bodies k…
Sitka Spruce A large tree that commonly grows up to 70 metres tall and 2 metres across when mature. The largest known Sitka spruce is 93 metres tall and 5 metres across. …
White bolete Boletus edulis, commonly known as penny bun, porcino or cep, is a basidiomycete fungus, and the type species of the genus Boletus. Widely distributed in the …
Alaska Yellow Cedar Alaska yellow-cedar is a coastal, high-elevation, tree species. It is a medium-sized (rarely >40 m tall), evergreen, scale-leaved conifer, at maturity often …
White Spruce A large tree with a narrow crown, it can grow to 40 metres tall and 1 metre in diameter when mature. Leaves Needles are four-sided, sharp, and stiff, and…
Western White Pine A large tree, up to 60 metres high. It usually grows in closed groups of trees and has a short, open crown. Leaves Needles occur in bunches of five, ab…