Species list from 19 March 2019 monthly meeting on 03/19/2019

Species list entered by La Monte Yarroll. List of species found on the walk at 19 March 2019 monthly meeting: Diatrype stigma (), Fomitopsis pinicola (Red Bealted Polypore), Ganoderma applanatum (Artist’s Conk), Ganoderma lobatum (Soft Artist’s Conk), Hydnochaete… Read More

Species list from Hartwood Acres on 03/30/2019

Over 80 people attended the first spring walk with the WPMC at Hartwood Acres in Allegheny County.  Despite rain in the forecast, conditions were mostly dry and temperatures were mild.  Forty species of fungi — mostly comprised of… Read More

Species list from Bird Park Winter walk on 02/03/2019

Species list entered and identified by Jim Tunney. List of species found on the walk at Bird Park Winter walk: Auricularia americana (Tree-ear / Wood Ear), Daldinia concentrica (Carbon Balls), Flammulina velutipes (Velvet foot; Enokitake), Galerina marginata (Deadly galerina),… Read More

Species list from Black Friday walk at Camp Guyasuta on 11/23/2018

Big turnout for today’s Black Friday Mushroom Walk to benefit Camp Guyasuta. We had 24 people, from non-members to WPMC Mycologists. There was quite a freeze on the Thursday and many of the larger mushrooms that we found… Read More

Species list from Chatham University Eden Hall campus Fall festival on 11/04/2018

WPMC joined Chatham University at the Eden Hall campus for their Fall festival. We took a group of people into the forest to search for autumn mushrooms. On the walk from the parking lot to the meeting point… Read More