Species list from Grindstone Falls on 11/13/2022

Species list entered by Fluff Berger. Fungi: Apioperdon pyriforme (Pear-shaped Puffball ), Ascocoryne cylichnium (), Bisporella citrina (Yellow Fairy Cups), Crucibulum laeve...

Species list from Fluorescent Foray in Cook Forest State Park on 09/22/2022

We had so much fun trying out a night walk illuminated by UV flashlights last year that we decided to do it again! This year’s walk was on a cold evening following a day of heavy rain. While the weather may have steered some participants away, those who braved the...

Species list from Lincoff Foray on 09/24/2022

The Lincoff Foray is the highlight of clubs calendar and a lot of preparation went into this years event behind the scenes. Guest mycologists Arlene and Alan Bessette schooled us on Polypores and Boletes while Stephen Russule reported on his project to know all the...

Species list from Cook Forest foray on 09/23/2022

Here is the species list from Cook Forest foray so far . . . We have greatly expanded the number of species this year with the help of DNA sequencing results - there are 37 new species to add to the clubs life list. We still have a hand full of unverified new species...

Species list from Townsend Park on 10/15/2022

Beautify day with Murrysville friends of the park at Townsend park. We took a looping hike up and over hartattack hill. The best areas seems to be at the bottom of the hill where there was more moisture. We found a lot of honey mushrooms and aborted entolomas. There...

Lincoff Foray

The 23ed annual Gary Lincoff Foray is on September 30, 2023.

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.