Species list from Hillman State Park-Pop Up Walk on 03/20/2021

Walk leader Cara Coulter wrote "Gorgeous day, the best group of people, and lots of fun finds! Thanks to everyone that joined me. You all made it such a wonderful experience. " Species list entered by Cara Coulter. Species identified by Cara Coulter, John Plischke,...

Species list from Braddocks Trail Park on 05/01/2021

A beautiful day at Braddocks Trail Park, sunny and pleasantly warm. About 15 people joined walk leader Richard Jacob for a tour through the park. For many this was the first club walk that they had attended. After a quick rundown of what we might find in the walk we...

2021 Pittsburgh City Nature challenge starts today!

The City Nature Challenge starts today with walks on Friday afternoon at Devil’s Hollow with ALT (sold out) and Saturday morning at Braddocks Trail Park. The City Nature Challenge  is a a virtual collaboration with cities around the world to document biodiversity...

Species list from Riverview Park on 04/25/2021

Our walk today at Riverview Park. We helped to clean up some if the garbage around the area as a part of our "Earth Month" theme. Species list entered by Jim Tunney. Species identified by Cara Coulter, John Plischke and Jim Tunney. List of species found on the walk at...

Species list from Black Friday walk at Hartwood Acres on 11/27/2020

Another warm Black Friday saw a group of intrepid social distancing mushroom hunters meet at Hartwood acres to see what bargains we could find. With only a couple of days of frosts in the weeks before Black Friday there were high hopes for a wide range of species...

Lincoff Foray

Mark your calendars now for the 21st annual Gary Lincoff Foray. Registration will open at a later date,

About the club

The Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club was created to promote the enjoyment, study, and exchange of information about wild mushrooms. Everyone who has an interest in wild mushrooms is welcome to become a member. Activities include regular meetings, projects centered on mushrooms, and walks and forays.

Bolete filter

The Bolete Filter is a triage (A Synoptic Key) for North American Boletes developed by Scott Pavelle with lots of input from other club members and country wide experts and hosted by the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club.