Walk report

It had been a rainy week and the area that we normally walk was too wet so we took a walk higher up the hill. The rain stayed away and we enjoyed a walk through the forest.

Species list entered by Dick Dougall.

List of species found on the walk at Fornof Foray, Deer Lakes Park:

Amanita brunnescens (Cleft-foot Amanita)
Apiosporina morbosa (Black Knot of Cherry)
Artomyces pyxidatus (Crown-tipped Coral Fungus)
Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa (Coral Slime Mold)
Crucibulum laeve (White-egg Bird’s-nest Fungus)
Cryptoporus volvatus (Veiled Polypore)
Dacrymyces palmatus (Orange Jelly; Witches’ Butter)
Daldinia concentrica (Carbon Balls)
Favolus alveolaris (Hexagonal-pored Polypore)
Hemitrichia clavata ()
Hydnochaete olivaceum (Brown-toothed Crust)
Hypomyces chrysospermus (Bolete Mold)
Laetiporus sulphureus (Chicken of the woods)
Megacollybia platyphylla (Jellied False Coral)
Parasola plicatilis (Japanese Umbrella Inky)
Peziza badio-confusa (Common Brown Cup)
Phellinus gilvus (Mustard-yellow Polypore)
Polyporus elegans (Elegant Polypore)
Polyporus squamosus (Pheasant Polypore)
Pycnoporus cinnabarinus (Cinnabar Red Polypore)
Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill)
Scutellinia scutellata (Reddish Eyelash Cup)
Stereum ostrea (False Turkey-tail)
Tetrapyrgos nigripes (Black-footed Marasmus)
Trichaptum biforme (Violet Toothed-Polypore)
Tricholomopsis platyphylla (Platterful Mushroom)

Mushrooms Identified Only to Genus:
Amanita sp.,
Crepidotus sp.,
Gymnopilus sp.,
Inocybe sp.,
& Russula sp.

Pictures by Peter Yeh: