Species list from Devil’s Hollow Allegheny Land Trust on 05/12/2018

Good turnout for today’s walk at Devil’s Hollow with Allegheny Land Trust. Species list entered by Fluff Berger.

List of species found on the walk at Devil’s Hollow Allegheny Land Trust:
Coprinellus micaceus (Mica Cap),
Daldinia concentrica (Carbon Balls),
Diatrype stigma (),
Fuligo septica (Scrambled-egg Slime; Dog Vomit Slime),
Hydnochaete olivaceus (),
Hypoxylon multiforme (),
Ischnoderma resinosum (Resinous Polypore),
Piptoporus betulinus (Birch Polypore),
Pleurotus ostreatus (Oyster Mushroom),
Polyporus squamosus (Dryad’s Saddle, Pheasant Polypore),
Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill),
Stereum ostrea (False Turkey-tail),
Trichaptum biforme (Violet Toothed-Polypore)

Species not currently on clubs life list:
Morchella punctipes (Half-free Morel)
Trichia sp.
Ganoderma sp. (white, finely cracked top with nearly microscopic white pores)
Trichaptum sp. (large (2-3 inch) old caps with fuzzy zones on top; typical trichaptum toothed underside without violet coloration)
A black crust on beech–looks Diatrype/Hypoxylon/Annulohypoxylon like, but with different perithecia–LaMonte suggested Rosellinia sp.

Photos by Fluf Berger and Rebekah Dunn

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