Species list from Beaver Meadow Birthday Walk 2021 on 06/12/2021

Species list entered by Cara Coulter. List of species found on the walk at Beaver Meadow Birthday Walk 2021: Artomyces pyxidatus (Crown-tipped Coral Fungus), Boletus subvelutipes (Red-Mouth Bolete), ...

Species list from Todd Nature Reserve-Halloween Walk-2021 on 10/31/2021

The Halloween Walk was extremely fun. We were so lucky to have such a great group with us this day. We gave out candy and cookies. Some of our members even dressed up! The area we walked in was a Hemlock dominated area near a creek, and it did not disappoint. We found...

Species list from Knob Hill Community Park on 10/30/2021

There are over 20 different LBMs, and over 20 happy and eager mushroom hunters. Species list entered by Fluff Berger. List of species found on the walk at Knob Hill Community Park: Agaricus arvensis (Horse Mushroom), Amanita...

Species list from Lincoff Foray on 09/18/2021

The third event of the Lincoff foray this time at North Park. The beautiful weather continued and even though the ground had dried pout a bit around Pittsburgh there were still plenty of mushrooms including a number that new to the club. The number of guest...

2021 Photo contest winners

Thank you to Sara Klingensmith for judging this years photo contest. The winners were announced at the October meeting. There were three categories to enter Pictorial, Documentary and Judge's Option. Winner received a back issue of Fungi Magazine. Pictorial: This...

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.