Weather: Sunny, temperatures around 22-25 C. Conditions were rather dry with a lack of consistent rainfall.
Combination of easy pathways and hilly terrain. Mostly conifer / aspen mixed forest.
A nice assortment of mushrooms was found although not in any large quantities and the quality was not ideal due to the lack of adequate rain. To the best of our abilities – listed below are the names of specimens found – names may not necessarily reflect the most current scientific genus.
Albatrellus ovinus / Sheep polypore
Polyporus varius / Black footed polypore
Polyporus badius / Bay Brown polypore
Clavariadelphus truncatus / Flat topped coral
Cortinarius sp – varius including a purple gilled
Ganoderma applanatum / Artist’s conk
Gomphus clavatus / Pig’s ears
Hydnellum caeruleum / Blue tooth
Hydnum repandum / Sweet tooth mushroom
Hypomyces luteovirens / Green lobster
Lactarius deliciosus group
Leccinum insigne / boreale / aurantiacum / Scaber stalks various