Fiesta Lake Conservation Area

Sunday, July 10, 2022 from 10AM – 12 PM

Foray was led by Candice Cullum, Katie Arbour and Patty Bretin

Attendees: 25

Weather: Sunny day with clear skies. The temperature was around 25C

The area is located 12 km south of Caroline, which is about a 1:45 minute drive from Calgary.  The area is an Alberta Conservation Association site, densely wooded with a mix of pine, spruce and aspen.  Recent rains made for a good bounty of mushrooms.  The total number of individual mushrooms found is unknown. The total number of different types of mushroom was approximately 21-40 types. The following specimens were found:  Agaricus silvicola, Ampulloclitocybe clavipes (aka Clitocybe clavipes), Cortinarius venetus, Fomitopsis ochracea, Gloeophyllum sepiarium, Gomphidius glutinosus, Hericium coralloides, Leccinum boreale, Phellinus tremulae, Russula emetica, Trichaptum biforme, Tricholoma saponaceum