Foray Leader(s): Candice Cullum
What: Pine Lake Red Deer Region foray
When did the foray occur: June 20, 2020
Foray Length: 2 hours
Attendance: 25 people
Mushroom Species Found:
The usual species of polypores were found Fomes fomentarius, Phellinus tremulae, Fomitopsis pinicola, Ganoderma applanatum, Trametes as well as Pycnoporus cinnabarinus a first for many folks. Pluerotus populinus was of course the most popular but we also found many others.. Crepidotus mollis, Agaricus possibly campestris, Pluteus populinus, Peziza repanda, Leccinum insigne, crown tipped coral. Two new finds for this area were Stropharia kauffmanii and Pluteus granularis.
Terrain: Mostly aspen forest some scattered birch, choke cherry and Saskatoons. Rolling hills with lots of beaver activity.
Weather Conditions: Pleasant and sunny.
Additional Comments: Plenty of oysters for everyone to try them.