POSTPONED – Winter Lichen Walk at McConnells Mill State Park

POSTPONED TO SUNDAY, JANUARY 28 DUE TO WEATHER! 10 am-1 p.m. Winter Lichen Walk at McConnells Mill State Park (Lawrence County). Point Parking Area, McConnells Mill Road, Portersville, PA. Meet WPMC Mycologists Cara Coulter and Stephen Bucklin at the...

2023 Photo contest winners

Thank you to Sara Klingensmith for judging this years photo contest. The winners were announced at the October meeting. There were four categories to enter Pictorial, Documentary, Judge's Option and new this year Mushroom Selfies. Pictorial: This division is for...

Species list from Raccoon Creek State Park on 05/06/2023

Perfect weather and a great turn out led to some great finds. Thanks to everybody who attended! I hope everybody had a successful foraging day! Species list entered by Josh Mowris. Covers majority of species observed. Fungi: [icon style="camera"] Allodus podophylli...

Species list from Walk at Audubon Greenway on 04/28/2023

Find of the day was Coccomyces triangularis, a new entry to the clubs life list. Coccomyces triangularis is rarely observed/identified so true abundance is not yet known. Species list entered by Julie Travaglini. Fungi: [icon style="camera"] Allodus podophylli (...

Species list from Dark Hollow Woods on 04/29/2023

Thirty people and two dogs hunted for mushrooms at Dark Hollow Woods on April 29, during the City Nature Challenge. Species were identified by WPMC Mycologist Cara Coulter and WPMC Identifier Julie Travaglini. Species list entered by Cecily Franklin. Fungi: [icon...

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.