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2014 Fall Foray 6 to Starkey Hill Conservation Area

Date: Sunday, September 28th, 2014
Location: Starkey Hill Conservation Area, near Guelph
Leader & Reporter: Tim Myles
Conditions: Sunny and very warm
Attendees: David Poleyko, Jennifer, Judy Wagg, Tadeusz Klos, Eimie Tekutis, Nadeem Lawji, Daryl Beke, Diane Chen, Steve, Nathaniel and Jamie Russell, Danielle Waxer, Tatjana Parniak, Lucy Piatec, Barbara Besek, Moore Miller, Ivan Mauric, and Chris Liberty, and others (apologies for misspellings).
Species Collected: 75

Slime Moulds (Myxomycota):

  1. Ceratiomyxa fruticosa
  2. Hemitrichia sp., Insect egg slime mould
  3. Lycogala epidendrum, Wolf’s milk slime mould
  4. Tubifera ferruginosa, Raspberry slime mould
  5. Dictyaethalium plumbeum

Sac Fungi (Ascomycota):

  1. Chlorociboria aeruginascens, Blue stain fungus
  2. Bisporella citrina, Lemon drops
  3. Scutellinia scutellata, Eyelash cups
  4. Peziza vesiculosa, cup fungus
  5. Jafnea semitosta?, cup fungus
  6. Geoglossum difforme, Common earthtongue
  7. Helvella crispa, White elfin saddle
  8. Xylaria polymorpha, Dead man’s fingers

Club Fungi (Basidiomycota):

  1. Lycoperdon perlatum, Gem-studded puffball
  2. Lycoperdon pyriforme, Pear shaped puffball
  3. Scleroderma aerolatum, Poison pigskin puffball
  4. Calvatia gigantea, Giant puffball
  5. Clavaria vermicularis, Worm-like coral
  6. Irpex lacteus, Milky toothed polypore
  7. Albatrellus confluens(or ovinus?)
  8. Trametes conchifer, aka Poronidulus conchifer, little nest polypore
  9. Tyromyces caesia, Blue cheese polypore
  10. Tyromyces chioneus, White cheese polypore
  11. Trametes versicolor, Turkeytail
  12. Ganoderma applanatum, Artist’s conk
  13. Ischnoderm resinosum, Late fall polypore or Resinous polypore
  14. Fomes fomentarium, Tinder polypore
  15. Daedaleopsis confragosa, blushing polypore or thin flat maze polypore
  16. Polyporus squamosus, Dryad’s saddle
  17. Polyporus brumalis, Winter polypore
  18. Polyporus varius, Blackfood polypore
  19. Polyporus badius, Bay-brown polypore
  20. Oxyporus populinus, White pored polypore
  21. Trametes elegans, Elegant polypore
  22. Stereum hirsutum, Parchment fungus
  23. Leccinum insigne, Scaber stalked bolete
  24. Suillus americanus, White pine bolete
  25. Suillus granulates, Granular bolete
  26. Gyrodon merulioides, Ash bolete
  27. Entoloma clypeatum, pink gilled mushroom
  28. Pluteus atricapillus, deer mushroom
  29. Phyllotopsis nidulans, orange mock oysters
  30. Coprinus comatus, shaggy mane
  31. Coprinus micaceus, mica caps
  32. Coprinus atramentarius, tippler’s bane
  33. Galerina autumnalis, funeral bells
  34. Paxillus involutus, poisonous Pax
  35. Hebeloma crustuiniforme, poison pie
  36. Inocyble fastigiata, corn silk fibrehead
  37. Cortinarius albovilaceus?
  38. Cortinarius violaceus?
  39. Cortinarius cinnamomeus?
  40. Cortinarius collinitus
  41. Cortinarius lilacinus?
  42. Lepiota cristata
  43. Rhodocollybia butyracea
  44. Gymnopus subnudus?
  45. Marasmius rotula
  46. Hygrocybe cantharellus
  47. Hygrocybe conica
  48. Hygrocybe punicea
  49. Hygrocybe flavescens
  50. Hygrocybe subviolacea
  51. Laccaria laccata
  52. Lepista irina
  53. Mycena subcaerulea
  54. Panellus stypticus
  55. Flammulina velutipes, velvet stalk
  56. Pleurotus ostreatus, oyster mushrooms
  57. Hypsizygus tessulatus, elm oysters
  58. Lentinellus ursinus, bear oysters
  59. Tricholoma pardinum
  60. Tricholoma pesundatum, red brown tricholoma (initially confused with brick caps)
  61. Xerula furfuracea
  62. Apiosporina morbosa, black knot on cherry

Foray Photos

Photos by Tim Myles

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