Edmonton Urban (Afternoon) Foray
Date: Saturday, July 8, 2023 (1:30pm-4pm)
Location: Whitemud Creek Ravine
Foray Leader(s): Karen Slevinsky & Rosemarie O’Bertos
Found mushrooms: About 0-20 different types of mushroom, which included: Coprinellus micaceus, Ganoderma applanatum, Lepista nuda, Peziza repanda, Pluteus pellitus, Agaricus arvensis, Russula xerampelina, Russula risigallina, Russula aeruginea, many young and old organgy bracket fungi, many dark brown bracket fungi, and a few other unknowns: notably a cluster of very powdery capped-rust coloured mushrooms found at the base of a tree.
Geography: Dense woods but wide trails, Whitemud Creek
Area vegetation: Mostly Aspen, some spruce, dogwood, saskatoons, pincherry and chokecherry bushes
Weather: A hot hot day in July