Porcupine Hills Foray

Date:  Sunday, October 2, 2022 (3 hours)

Location: Porcupine Hills Public Land Use Zone

Foray Leader(s):  Christine Costello and Barb Shworak

Attendees: 14

Weather: Warm, sunny, area has received some rain in the last few days

Terrain: Hilly area with valleys and mixed poplar conifer forest

Quite late in the season but still warm with little snow. Not too much variety but a number mushrooms of note were found; mainly shrimp brittlegill and velvet foot / enoki.
The following specimens were identified:
  • Russula xerampelina (shrimp brittlegill)
  • Flammulina velutipes (velvet foot / enoki)
  • Gompidius glutinosus (slimy spike cap)
  • Cortinarius sp.
  • Clavariadelphus ligula (club coral)
  • Lactarius deliciosus group (saffron milk cap)