Species list from Hartwood Acres on 05/13/2015

Species list entered by Dick Dougall.

List of species found on the walk at Hartwood Acres:

Agrocybe dura (Hard Agrocybe),
Aleurodiscus oakesii (Hophornbeam Disc),
Allodus podophylli (Mayapple Rust),
Favolus alveolaris (Hexagonal-pored Polypore),
Panellus stipticus (Luminescent Panellus),
Polyporus brumalis (),
Stereum ostrea (False Turkey-tail),
Stropharia rugosoannulata (Wine Cap Stropharia),
Trametes versicolor (Turkey-tail),
Trichaptum biforme (Violet Toothed-Polypore)

Species not currently on clubs life list:
A Collybia specie was found but could not be identified to the specific specie.

Two mushrooms were found that are not on the Club’s Life List. They were:

Aleurodiscus oakesii (Hophornbeam Disc is the common name in Lincoff’s Audubon Guide) and

Allodus podophylli (Mayapple Rust). Pictures of each are shown.

Comments:
The aleurodiscus oakesii is a tiny crust fungus appearing on Oak Bark. There is a smooth patch of bark where it attacks the tree which is helpful in locating the actual fruiting bodies. Check Michael Kuo’s website, MushroomExpert.com for more details.

Photos by Adam Haritan and Dick Dougall.

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