A small group of six combed the sides of the Kildoo trail, and while overall numbers of mushrooms were low, diversity was great with 50+ species. The highlight of the day was finding multiple Cordyceps militaris, a first encounter for all involved. Species List entered by Jerry Sapp, ID’s by Jerry Sapp with assists from Garret Taylor And La Monte Yarroll

Species list entered by Jerry Sapp.

List of species found on the walk at McConnel’s Mill:
Amanita amerifulva (American Orange-Brown Ringless Amanita),
Amanita amerirubescens (Blusher),
Amanita brunnescens (Cream Colored Cleft-foot Amanita),
Amanita flavoconia (Yellow Patches),
Amanita rhacopus (Shaggy Sister Ringless Amanita),
Apiosporina morbosa (Black Knot of Cherry),
Baorangia bicolor (Red-and-yellow Bolete; Bicolor Bolete),
Bondarzewia berkeleyi (Berkeley’s Polypore),
Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa (Coral Slime),
Clavulina cristata (Crested Coral Fungus),
Climacocystis borealis (),
Clitocybe clavipes (Fat-footed Clitocybe),
Coltricia cinnamomea (),
Conocybe lactea (White Dunce Cap),
Cordyceps militaris (Trooping Cordyceps),
Cortinarius iodes (Iodine Cort / Viscid Violet Cort),
Craterellus fallax (Black Trumpet),
Dacrymyces chrysospermus (),
Entoloma strictius (),
Ganoderma applanatum (Artist’s Conk),
Ganoderma sessile (),
Hymenoscyphus fructigenus (),
Hypomyces chrysospermus (Bolete Mold),
Hypomyces hyalinus (Amanita Mold),
Infundibulicybe gibba (),
Inocybe rimosa (),
Ischnoderma resinosum (Resinous Polypore),
Lactarius deceptivus (),
Lactarius gerardii (),
Lactarius hygrophoroides (Hygrophorus Milky),
Lactarius volemus (),
Leotia lubrica (Yellow Jelly Babies),
Metatrichia vesparium (),
Mycena leaiana (Orange Mycena),
Panellus stipticus (Luminescent Panellus, bitter oyster),
Phylloporus rhodoxanthus (Gilled Bolete),
Piptoporus betulinus (Birch Polypore),
Pluteus cervinus (Deer mushroom),
Psathyrella candolleana (),
Pseudoboletus parasiticus (),
Ramaria stricta (),
Russula brevipes (),
Russula compacta (Firm Russula),
Russula dissimulans (Blushing russula ),
Russula granulata (),
Scleroderma citrinum (Pigskin Poison Puffball),
Scutellinia scutellata (Reddish Eyelash Cup),
Strobilomyces strobilaceus (Old Man-of-the-woods),
Trichaptum biforme (Violet Toothed-Polypore),
Tylopilus felleus (Bitter Bolete),
Tyromyces chioneus (White Cheese Polypore),
Xerula furfuracea (Rooted Collybia),
Xylaria polymorpha (Dead Man’s Fingers)

Species not currently on clubs life list:
Various Red Russulas

Pictures by Jerry Sapp