What: Dickson Dam ACA site Foray
When did the foray occur: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Foray Length: 2 hours
Attendance: 12 people + 2 leaders
Mushroom Species Found:
Agaricus sp, Albatrellus subrubescens (reddish bruising), Armillaria sp. (many), Chondrostereum purpureum, Coprinopsis atramentaria, Coprinus comatus, Cortinarius sp, Crepidotus sp, Dacromyces palmatus, Flammulina velutipes, Fomitopsis mounceae, Fomitopsis sp, Gloeophyllum sepiarium, Lycoperdon sp (small puffball), Lactarius torminosus?,Leucopaxillus giganteus, Paxillus sp?, Phellinus tremulae, Phellinus sp, Phyllotopsis nidulans, Pluteus cervinus, Russula sp. (very few), Scutallinia scutellata, Suillus sp., Trametes hirsuta, Trichaptum biforme, Tricholoma equestre
Terrain: Alberta Conservation Association site, mixture of aspen and mostly spruce plus shrubs.
Weather Conditions: Clear with some cloud, warm (around 18˚C).
Additional Comments: There were many honey mushrooms (Armillaria sp.). Most foragers were able to fill their baskets. The week prior had been dry with possibly a slight frost. Most specimens were a little dry and somewhat older but still acceptable. A very few number of other specimens were found.