Species list from Sewickley Heights Park on 09/12/2015

Walk leader Fluff Berger. Mushrooms identified by Fluff Berger and Richard Jacob.
The radar said no rain but we encountered drizzle, occasional rain and mist but fortunately not too wet. Over 30 species found which is pretty good considering how dry it was up until last Wednesdays storms.

Species list entered by Fluff Berger.

List of species found on the walk at Sewickley Heights Park:

Aleurodiscus wakefieldiae (Crown-tipped Coral Fungus),
Artomyces pyxidatus (Crown-tipped Coral Fungus),
Bondarzewia berkeleyi (Berkeley’s Polypore),
Cantharellus lateritius (Smooth chanterelle),
Chlorosplenium chlora (),
Coltricia cinnamomea (),
Craterellus fallax (Black Trumpet),
Crucibulum laeve (White-egg Bird’s-nest Fungus),
Daedaleopsis confragosa (Thin-maze Flat Polypore),
Gymnopus dryophila (),
Laccaria ochropurpurea (Purple-gilled Laccaria),
Lentaria byssiseda (),
Lycoperdon pyriforme (Pear-shaped Puffball),
Meripilus sumstinei (Black-staining Polypore),
Mycena leaiana (Orange Mycena),
Mycena luteopallens (Walnut Mycena),
Oligoporus caesius (Blue Cheese Polypore),
Panellus stipticus (Luminescent Panellus, bitter oyster),
Panaeolus papilionaceus (),
Phellinus gilvus (),
Piptoporus betulinus (Birch Polypore),
Plicaturopsis crispa (),
Pluteus cervinus (Deer mushroom),
Polyporus badius (Black-footed Polypore),
Russula variata (Variegated Russula),
Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill),
Scleroderma citrinum (Pigskin Poison Puffball),
Stereum complicatum (Crowded Parchment),
Stereum ostrea (False Turkey-tail),
Tetrapyrgos nigripes (Black-footed Marasmus),
Trametes elegans (),
Trametes versicolor (Turkey-tail),
Trichaptum biforme (Violet Toothed-Polypore),
Xerula radicata ()

Unidentified species include:
1 Pink and one small red Russula
One mystery species still to be identified!

One Comment on “Species list from Sewickley Heights Park on 09/12/2015

  1. Dear folks, I just saw a photo from Oktoberfest .. It showed a venders cart with must have be eighty pounds of yellow chanterel. I hope everything finds you all well. Your friend in Aemstrong—-J.D.

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