Species list from Hartwood Acres on 07/19/2021

We had such a great time at Hartwood Acres and found an amazing variety of mushrooms. Thirty-five people showed up on a Saturday morning and we headed into the woods on the amphitheater side, since the road to the Mansion parking lot was closed off due to repairs....

Species list from Bethel Green with Allegheny Land Trust on 07/16/2021

Great walk with a great group of beginners! We saw quite a few common mushrooms and learned how to start identifying some of the mushrooms that are encountered on most walks. Species list entered by Julie Travaglini. List of species found on the walk at Bethel Green...

Species list from McConnels Mill on 06/20/2021

A small group enjoyed a wonderful Fathers Day morning in McConnels Mill State Park. While quantity was low species diversity was good. Identifications by Jerry Sapp and John Plischke. Species list entered by Jerry Sapp. List of species found on the walk at McConnels...

Species list from Dorothy Fornof Foray at Deer Lakes park on 06/19/2021

The annual Dorothy Fornof Walk takes place at Deer Lakes park in June and is one of my favorites. Mid June is when we start to see a big increase in the variety of species found on a walk and there it is when  an abundance of mycorrhizal species start to emerge. The...

Species list from Girty’s Run with Allegheny Land Trust on 06/09/2021

Had such a wonderful walk today at Girty's Run. Was great to be with such an enthusiastic group of people so eager to learn. Thanks to all who joined us today! Species list entered by Cara Coulter. Species identified by Cara Coulter, Mike Henry and Julie Travaglini....

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.