What: West Bragg Creek Day Use Area

When did the foray occur: Aug 24, 2019

Foray Length: 3 hours

Attendance: 7 people

Mushroom Species Found:

Edible mushrooms included:

  • Lycoperdon pyriforme
  • Russulas
  • Orange Lactarius
  • Gomphus clavatus (Pig’s Ears)
  • Leccinum (aspen)
  • Hericium
  • Hedgehogs
  • Suillus sp.
  • Pleurotus sp.

Other non-edibles in abundance included

  • Clavariadelphus ligula
  • Cortinarius sp.
  • Ramaria sp.
  • Clitocybe sp.
  • Pholiota sp.
  • Coprinus sp. and numerous polypores including Artist’s Conk.

Terrain: Mixed conifer / aspen woods. Included descent into moist pond area.

Weather Conditions: Pleasant and sunny with some cloudy periods.

Additional Comments: N/A