March 2020 meeting

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic we were not able to hold our first meeting of the year. However, we don’t want you to miss out and we are now making both presentations available here. We already know… Read More

Rent or own Fantastic Fungi from March 26th

Fantastic Fungi attracted sell-out crowds to the Theater’s national Science on Screen® programming, wowing multiple generations. From health professionals to foodies, outdoorsies to scientists, and classrooms from various school districts—hundreds joined us to learn about the world under… Read More

Emergency Mushroom Identification through Social Media: Comparison with Verified Expert Opinion

Last November, WPMC members Cecily Franklin, John Plischke, Garrett Taylor, and Richard Jacob participated in a research project with doctors from Allegheny General Hospital. The result, titled “Emergency Mushroom Identification through Social Media: Comparison with Verified Expert Opinion”,… Read More

WPMC Meeting Canceled

WPMC MEETING CANCELLED. In light of recent guidance from local, state, and other officials regarding Covid-19, the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club has decided to cancel its monthly meeting, which was scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, at 7:00 p.m…. Read More

Species list from Bird Park on 02/02/2020

WPMC Groundhogs day walk with James Tunney as walk leader. Walk was lovely, the weather was a bit warmer and the sun was shining. Found a decent variety of mushrooms today! One of our member found a fossil… Read More