Species list from Churchill Valley Greenway with Allegheny Land Trust on 08/20/2021

It was a great crowd and we found a lot for how dry it had been! Species list entered and identified by Julie Travaglini. List of species found on the walk at Churchill Valley Greenway with Allegheny Land Trust: Ceratiomyxa porioides (Honeycomb...

Species list from Dye Day at North Park on 08/21/2021

This is the species list for the walk that took place on the morning of Dye Day in North park. The group took a guided walk around the shelter looking for different mushroom species. A nice range were found encompassing gilled mushrooms, polpores, boletes, crusts and...

Cultivation night 2021

Meeting introduction and important information From club president Stephen Bucklin: Oyster mushroom grow kit and Shiitake log instructions By Rebecca Miller: club cultivation talk 2021 We will also publish videos of the talks in a few days time. Alas the streaming...

Species list from Sycamore Island with ALT on 07/31/2021

Eighteen people including two families took the Rachel Carson pontoon boat from the dock in Verona to Sycamore Island. Conditions were moderately dry, but we still found pretty good diversity. Everybody marveled at the smell of the Stinky Squid. We once again found...

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....

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.