Species list from Frick Park with CMU School of Architecture on 09/21/2022

Many thanks to Fluff Berger, Stephen Bucklin,  Dirk Cappo, Richard Jacob, Sara Klingensmith, Josh Mowris and Jared White, all club identifiers, for volunteering to lead a mushroom walk in Frick Park for a large group of second-year architecture students at CMU. Many...

Species list from Knob Hill Park on 08/27/2022

Public lands walk. Species list entered by Fluff Berger. Fungi: Abortiporus biennis (), Amanita bisporigera (Destroying Angel), Amanita flavoconia (Yellow Patches), Amanita...

Species list from Big Day ‘Aht with Venture Outdoors on 08/13/2022

WPMC partnered with Venture Outdoors to lead a mushroom walk for their Big Day 'Aht fundraiser. Over 20 people came to explore Boyce Mayview Park, with only one or two attendees ever having looked for mushrooms before! Species list entered by Julie Travaglini. Fungi:...

Species list from Bethel Green with ALT on 08/12/2022

We had perfect weather for our walk at ALT's Bethel Green property. Just under 20 people came out to look for mushrooms, and we had quite a variety of species found, including a Dye Ball! Species list entered by Julie Travaglini. Fungi: Arcyria...

Species list from Sycamore Island Redux Walk on 07/30/2022

The annual and slightly delayed boat trip to Sycamore Island with Allegheny Land Trust and WPMC was a great success. Sycamore Island never fails to disappoint mushrooms wise and there were a number of rarely observed species found on the island this year. The big find...

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.