What: Foray for Spring Mushrooms in West Bragg Creek Day Area

When did the foray occur: June 2, 2019

Foray Length: 3 hours

Attendance: 19 people

Mushroom Species Found:

  • Morchella elata (black morel)
  • Verpa bohemica
  • Gyromitra species
  • Cortinarius species
  • Panaeolus species

Terrain: Foothills of Southern Alberta with mixed aspen and conifer

Weather Conditions: Warm, sunny and around 20-25 degrees Celsius.

Additional Comments: A very low number but a reasonable variety of spring mushrooms were found. This included 2 morels, more than one dozen Verpas, and a few Gyromitra. Perhaps the area is too dry this year…