Walk Leader Joyce Gross.

Joyce led the group along the edge of the woods in mossy and grassy area under large trees. Joice described the symbiotic relationships the mushrooms have with the near by trees and how to identify the different species that were found.

Species list entered by Richard Jacob. Species identified by Joice Gross, Dick Dougall and Richard Jacob.

List of species found on the walk at Northmoreland Park:

Amanita flavoconia (Yellow Patches),
Amanita jacksonii (North Eastern American Caesars Mushroom),
Amanita rubescens (),
Amanita vaginata var. vaginata (Grisette),
Boletus frostii (Frost’s Bolete; Candy Apple Bolete),
Boletus innixus (),
Boletus subvelutipes (Red-Mouth Bolete),
Cantharellus lateritius (Smooth chanterelle),
Gyroporus castaneus (Chestnut Bolete),
Hypocrea citrina (),
Hypomyces hyalinus (Amanita Mold),
Inocybe lacera (Torn Fiber-head),
Inocybe rimosa (Straw-colored Fiber-head),
Inocybe tahquamenonensis (),
Irpex lacteus (Milk-white Toothed-Polypore),
Laccaria amethystina (Amethyst Tallow-gill),
Lactarius piperatus (),
Lycoperdon pyriforme (Pear-shaped Puffball),
Megacollybia rodmani (Platterful Mushroom),
Neofavolus alveolaris (Hexagonal-pored Polypore),
Russula mariae (Purple-bloom Russula),
Scleroderma citrinum (Pigskin Poison Puffball),
Scutellinia scutellata (Reddish Eyelash Cup),
Stereum complicatum (Crowded Parchment),
Strobilomyces floccopus (Old Man-of-the-woods),
Trametes versicolor (Turkey-tail),
Tylopilus plumbeoviolaceous (Violet Brown Bolete),
Tyromyces chioneus (White Cheese Polypore),
Xanthoconium affine (Spotted Bolete),
Xylaria polymorpha (Dead Man’s Fingers)