WPMC Scholarship recipient Dacia Neely gave a short presentation of her findings on White Nose Syndrome in Pennsylvania and European bats. Dacia is an Environmental Studies student at California University of Pennsylvania. Club member and professional mycologist Mark Spear gave a longer presentation on “Capturing wild mushroom cultures”.

Species list entered by Jack Baker.

List of species found on the walk at September 19 2017 Club Meeting:
[icon style=”camera”] Abortiporus biennis (),
[icon style=”camera”] Amanita ceciliae (Strangulated Amanita),
[icon style=”camera”] Amanita citrina var citrina (),
[icon style=”camera”] Amanita muscaria var. guessowii (),
[icon style=”camera”] Amanita pantherina var. velatipes (),
[icon style=”camera”] Bisporella citrina (Yellow Fairy Cups),
[icon style=”camera”] Boletus edulis (King Bolete; Porcini; Cepe; Steinpilz),
[icon style=”camera”] Clitocybe dealbata (),
[icon style=”camera”] Clitocybe subconnexa (),
[icon style=”camera”] Clitopilus prunulus (Sweetbread Mushroom),
[icon style=”camera”] Parasola plicatilis (),
[icon style=”camera”] Daldinia concentrica (Carbon Balls),
[icon style=”camera”] Entoloma abortivum (Aborted Entoloma),
[icon style=”camera”] Ganoderma applanatum (Artist’s Conk),
[icon style=”camera”] Gymnopilus luteus (),
[icon style=”camera”] Laccaria ochropurpurea (Purple-gilled Laccaria),
[icon style=”camera”] Clitocybe nuda (),
[icon style=”camera”] Lyophyllum decastes (Fried Chicken Mushroom),
[icon style=”camera”] Naematoloma fasciculare (Sulfur Tuft),
[icon style=”camera”] Panellus stipticus (Luminescent Panellus, bitter oyster),
[icon style=”camera”] Phyllotopsis nidulans (Mock Oyster),
[icon style=”camera”] Pleurocybella porrigens (Angel-wing Mushroom),
[icon style=”camera”] Pleurotus ostreatus (Oyster Mushroom),
[icon style=”camera”] Polyporus badius (Black-footed Polypore),
[icon style=”camera”] Scleroderma citrinum (Pigskin Poison Puffball),
[icon style=”camera”] Suillus americanus (American Slippery Jack; Chicken Fat Suillus),
[icon style=”camera”] Trametes versicolor (Turkey-tail),
[icon style=”camera”] Xerula furfuracea (Rooted Collybia)

Species not currently on clubs life list:
[icon style=”camera”] Armillaria solidipes (),
[icon style=”camera”] Clitocybe phyllophyila (),
[icon style=”camera”] Xylaria vasconica  (), – Note that Xylaria vasconica was reported in a paper “Three new Xylaria species from Southwestern Europe.” Mycological Progress. 10(1):33-52 and has also been observed in Eastern US although I can not find any formal sightings.