Species list from Chatham University Eden Hall Campus on 09/03/2016

This walk took place at the beautiful Eden Hall Campus of Chatham University. The campus hosts the Falk School of Sustainability and acts as a classroom for sustainable technologies. We took a walk into an oak forest that is part of the campus. First stop was the shiitake mushroom logs growing area where the university develops best practices for shiitake cultivation. The woods them selves were fairly dry but the recent rains meant there were plenty of different species to be found. There were a number of different chanterelle species, a good selection of Amanitas and a wide variety of other larger species. One of the rare finds was Russula earlei. Russula earlei has a waxy cap and thick widely spaced gills that make you think it might be a Hygrophorus. There was also a Baorangia bicolor variant that had a thin pore layer but blued quickly. There was no smell of curry or any other distinguishing odor. It remains unnamed.

Identifiers Jim Tunney, Richard Jacob, La Monte Yarroll, John Plischke III and others. Species list entered by La Monte Yarroll.

List of species found on the walk at Chatham University Eden Hall Campus:
Amanita ameriverosa (),
Amanita banningiana (The Yellow Caesar),
Amanita bisporigera (Destroying Angel),
Amanita brunnescens (Cream Colored Cleft-foot Amanita),
Amanita brunnescens var. pallida (Cream Colored Cleft-foot Amanita),
Amanita flavoconia (Yellow Patches),
Amanita fulva (Tawny Grisette),
Amanita rubescens (Blusher),
Amanita vaginata var. vaginata (Grisette),
Artomyces pyxidatus (Crown-tipped Coral Fungus),
Aureoboletus innixus (Clustered Brown Bolete),
Boletus pallidus (Pallid Bolete),
Boletus subvelutipes (Red-Mouth Bolete),
Cantharellus cibarius (Common Chanterelle; Golden Chanterelle),
Cantharellus cinnabarinus (Cinnabar-red Chanterelle),
Cantharellus lateritius (Smooth chanterelle),
Cantharellus minor (Small Chanterelle),
Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa (Coral Slime),
Clitocybe odora (Anise Scented Clitocybe),
Cortinarius iodes (Iodine Cort / Viscid Violet Cort),
Crucibulum laeve (White-egg Bird’s-nest Fungus),
Daedalea quercina (Thick-maze Oak Polypore),
Daedaleopsis confragosa (Thin-maze Flat Polypore),
Entoloma strictius (),
Fomitopsis spraguei (Green Cheese Polypore),
Ganoderma applanatum (Artist’s Conk),
Ganoderma lucidum (Ling Chi),
Gymnoconia peckiana (Orange Rust),
Gymnopilus luteus (),
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (False Chanterelle),
Hygrophorus miniatus (Fading Scarlet Waxy-cap),
Hypomyces chrysospermus (Bolete Mold),
Hypomyces hyalinus (Amanita Mold),
Inonotus dryadeus (),
Laccaria ochropurpurea (Purple-gilled Laccaria),
Lactarius lignyotus (),
Leccinum longicurvipes (),
Lycoperdon perlatum (Gem-studded Puffball),
Macrolepiota procera (),
Megacollybia rodmani (Platterful Mushroom),
Meripilus sumstinei (Black-staining Polypore),
Mycena haematopus (Bleeding Mycena),
Mycena leaiana (Orange Mycena),
Naematoloma fasciculare (Sulfur Tuft),
Neofavolus alveolaris (Hexagonal-pored Polypore),
Omphalotus illudens (Jack-o’-lantern),
Pholiota squarrosa (Scaly Pholiota),
Pholiota squarrosoides (),
Phylloporus leucomycelinus (Gilled Bolete),
Phylloporus rhodoxanthus (Gilled Bolete),
Pluteus cervinus (Deer mushroom),
Psathyrella delineata (),
Ramaria concolor (Straight-branch Coral),
Russula aeruginea (),
Russula earlei (),
Russula mariae (Purple-bloom Russula),
Russula variata (Variegated Russula),
Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill),
Scleroderma citrinum (Pigskin Poison Puffball),
Stereum ostrea (False Turkey-tail),
Strobilomyces strobilaceus (Old Man-of-the-woods),
Trametes versicolor (Turkey-tail),
Tremellodendron schweinitzii (Jellied False Coral),
Trichaptum biforme (Violet Toothed-Polypore),
Tylopilus felleus (Bitter Bolete),
Tylopilus ferrugineus (),
Tylopilus intermedius (Bitter Parchment Bolete),
Tyromyces chioneus (White Cheese Polypore),
Xerocomellus chrysenteron (Red-Cracked Bolete),
Xylobolus frustulatus (Ceramic Parchment)

Unidentified species from the following groups were also found: Lepiota, Entoloma, Cortinarius and Inocybe.

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