Another beautiful spring day in Frick Park. WPMC participated in the Frick park Earth day 2015. There were two walks on the day with about an equal number of participants. Not may ground based fungi but enough wood-decaying fungi were found to make the walks interesting.

Species list entered by Jim Tunney.

List of species found on the walk at Earth Day at Frick Park:

Daldinia concentrica (Carbon Balls),
Flammulina velutipes (Velvet foot; Enokitake),
Galerina marginata (Deadly Galerina),
Ganoderma applanatum (Artist’s Conk),
Irpex lacteus (Milk-white Toothed-Polypore),
Ischnoderma resinosum (Resinous Polypore),
Phellinus gilvus (Mustard-yellow Polypore),
Polyporus badius (Black-footed Polypore),
Polyporus squamosus (Pheasant Polypore),
Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill),
Stereum ostrea (False Turkey-tail),
Trametes elegans (aka Lenzites elegans),
Trametes versicolor (Turkey-tail),
Trichaptum biforme (Violet Toothed-Polypore),
Ustulina deusta (Carbon cushion or brittle cinder),

Species not fully identified:
Ganoderma sp.
Hypoxylon sp.