What: Water Valley Foray NW of the City of Calgary

When did the foray occur: June 20, 2020

Foray Length: 3 hours

Attendance: 16 people

Mushroom Species Found:

Foray was intended mainly to find edible Pleurotus species (oyster mushrooms). Area has been reliable in the past around mid June. Other species found included some Dryad’s saddle (Polyporus squamosus), black-footed polypores, and the start of numerous LBM’s.

Terrain: Mixed aspen conifer woodland with lots of deadfall. Fairly flat with a lower area on the east side.

Weather Conditions: Sunny, warm around 18’C

Additional Comments: Most members were able to find a decent number of oyster mushrooms.