Species list from Linn Run / Forbes State Forest on 08/25/2018

It was a fantastic day to meet with Rachael Mahony of the PA DCNR at Linn Run State Park. Around 30 people came out to learn about mushrooms and 78 species were identified by club identifiers Jared White, John Plischke, and Richard Jacob. Special thanks to Tugrul DeLuce, Thomas Patterson, and Judy Mackenroth for ID assistance as well.

Species list entered by Jared White.

List of species found on the walk at Linn Run / Forbes State Forest:
Amanita bisporigera (Destroying Angel),
Amanita brunnescens (),
Amanita vaginata var. vaginata (),
Artomyces pyxidatus (),
Ascocoryne sarcoides (Purple Jelly Drops),
Aureoboletus innixus (Clustered Brown Bolete),
Baorangia bicolor (Red-and-yellow Bolete; Bicolor Bolete),
Bisporella citrina (Yellow Fairy Cups),
Boletus nobilis (Noble Bolete),
Boletus pallidus (Pallid Bolete),
Boletus separans (Lilac Bolete),
Boletus variipes (),
Cantharellus appalachiensis (Appalachian Chanterelle),
Cantharellus lateritius (Smooth chanterelle),
Chlorociboria aeruginascens (Blue-green Stain),
Clavulinopsis aurantiocinnabarina (Spindle Shaped Orange Coral),
Cortinarius iodes (Iodine Cort / Viscid Violet Cort),
Craterellus venosus (Black foot Trumpet),
Daedalea quercina (Thick-maze Oak Polypore),
Daedaleopsis confragosa (Thin-maze Flat Polypore),
Diatrype stigma (),
Entoloma serrulatum (),
Ganoderma applanatum (Artist’s Conk),
Gloioxanthomyces nitidus (),
Gyroporus castaneus (Chestnut Bolete),
Helvella cupuliformis (),
Helvella macropus (),
Hydnum umbilicatum (The sweet tooth mushroom),
Hygrocybe conica (Witch’s Hat),
Hygrocybe miniata (),
Hypomyces chrysospermus (),
Hypomyces hyalinus (Amanita Mold),
Inocybe unicolor (Caesar’s Fibrecap),
Laccaria amethystina (Amethyst Tallow-gill or Amethyst Deceiver),
Laccaria ochropurpurea (Purple-gilled Laccaria),
Lactarius gerardii (),
Lactarius oculatus (),
Lactarius peckii (),
Lactarius psammicola (),
Laetiporus sulphureus (Chicken Mushroom; Sulphur Shelf),
Lanmaoa pseudosensibilis (),
Lentinellus ursinus (),
Lenzites betulina (Multicolor Gill Polypore),
Leucopholiota decorosa (),
Megacollybia rodmani (Platterful Mushroom),
Mycena leaiana (Orange Mycena),
Nolanea murraii (),
Omphalotus illudens (Jack-o’-lantern),
Phylloporus leucomycelinus (Gilled Bolete),
Pluteus cervinus (Deer mushroom),
Polyporus badius (Black-footed Polypore),
Pseudoboletus parasiticus (),
Ramariopsis kunzei (),
Russula aeruginea (),
Russula compacta (Firm Russula),
Russula cyanoxantha (),
Russula mariae (Purple-bloom Russula),
Sarcoscypha occidentalis (),
Scleroderma citrinum (),
Scutellinia scutellata (Reddish Eyelash Cup),
Sebacina incrustans (),
Steccherinum ochraceum (ochre spreading tooth),
Stereum ostrea (False Turkey-tail),
Suillus americanus (American Slippery Jack; Chicken Fat Suillus),
Thelephora vialis (),
Trichaptum biforme (Violet Toothed-Polypore),
Tylopilus rubrobrunneus (Reddish-Brown Bitter Bolete),
Tyromyces chioneus (White Cheese Polypore),
Xerula radicata (),
Xylaria polymorpha (Dead Man’s Fingers)
Xylobolus frustulatus (),

Species not currently on clubs life list:
Entoloma serrulatum (),
Geoglossum nigritum (),
Hygrocybe aurantiosplendens (),
Hygrocybe coccinea (),
Lactarius maculatipes (),
Porpolomopsis calyptriformis (),
Phaeohelotium epiphyllum (),

4 Comments on “Species list from Linn Run / Forbes State Forest on 08/25/2018

  1. Is the “unknown asco growing over the forest floor” Phaeohelotium epiphyllum? It typically grows on fallen leaves and I’ve been seeing it a lot lately.

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