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

Species not currently on clubs life list:
 Armillaria solidipes (),
 Clitocybe phyllophyila (),
 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.