Species list from Sycamore Island Fall Survey on 09/23/2017

We had 25 people come out to enjoy the stunning weather. It was a delightful day to be on the island. We had a few experienced hunters but most folks were new to the hobby. We had 4… Read More

Species list from September 19 2017 Club Meeting on 09/19/2017

WPMC Scholarship recipient Dacia Neely gave a short presentation of her findings on White Nose Syndrome in Pennsylvania and European bats. Dacia is an Environmental Studies student at California University of Pennsylvania. Club member and professional mycologist Mark… Read More

Species list from Hartwood Acres on 08/26/2017

Species list entered by Dick Dougall. Species identified by Dick Dougall and Joyce Gross. List of species found on the walk at Hartwood Acres: Agaricus abruptibulbus () Amanita bisporigera (Destroying Angel) Amanita daucipes () Amanita vaginata var. vaginata… Read More

Species list from Pleasant Valley Park on 09/02/2017

A good sized crowd of club members and non members met on at the Pleasant Valley Park parking lot. After a short question and answer session concerning seasonable mushrooms, common mushroom edibility fallacies like cooking mushrooms with a… Read More

Species list from August 2017 Monthly Meeting on 08/15/2017

Guest speaker was Judy Mackenroth who gave an introduction to dying with mushrooms. The highlight for me was the extraordinary Xylaria collected by Cecily Franklin that looks like a Dr. Suess bush. It has long, branching, sterile stems… Read More