Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday September 30, 2012 20120930-A (78K)

Group photo by Bonnie Ott.

Trip Leader: Bob & Jo Solem

Date of Trip: Sunday, September 30, 2012

Location: Fungi Search (MPEA — South Wind Circle)

Number: 10

Details: Ideal weather for a field trip. Rains earlier in the week produced fungi to examine.

Fungi:

"Gilled"

  • Walnut Mycena (Mycena luteopallens)
  • Common Mycena (Mycena galericulata)
  • Red-tinged Lepiota (Leucoagaricus rubrotinctus [Lepiota rubrotincta])
  • Bleeding Mycena (Mycena haematopsus)
  • Hairy Panus (Lentinellus [Panus] strigosus)
  • Bitter Oyster (Panellus [Panus] stipticus)
  • Honey Mushroom (Armillaria mellea)
  • Marasmius capillarus
  • Lepiota cristata
  • Japanese Parasol (Parasola [Coprinus] plicatis)
  • Changeable Pholiota (Kuehneromyces [Pholiota] mutabilis)
  • Pholiota ssp (possibly P. squarroisoides)
  • Clitocybe ssp.
  • Broadgill (Megacollybia rodmanii [platyphylla])
  • Clustered Bonnet (Mycena epidendrum)
  • Shaggy Mane (Coprinus comatus)
  • Oyster Mushroom (Pleuratus ostreatus)
  • Mower's Mushroom (Paneolina foeniscii)
  • Clustered Brittlestem (Psathrella multipedata)
  • Small Chanterelle (Cantharellus minor)
  • Cinnabar Chanterelle (Cantharellus cinnabarinus)

Polypores

  • Violet Toothed Polypore (Trichaptum biforme)
  • Tender Nesting Polypore (Hapalopilus nidulans)
  • False Turkey-tail (Stereum ostrea)
  • True Turkey-tail (Trametes versicolor)
  • Milk-white Toothed Polypore (Irpex lacteus)
  • Gloeopurus dichrous
  • Bay-brown Polypore (Polyporus badius)

Other

  • Common/Gem-studded Puffball (Lycoperdon perlatum)
  • Eyelash Cup (Scutellina scutellata)
  • Scutellina setosa
  • Boletus campestris
  • Red slime on log (??)
  • White slime on log (??)
  • Lemon Drops (Bisporella citrina)
  • Wolf's Milk (Lycogala epidendrum)
  • Peziza repanda
  • Clustered Coral (Clavulina coralloides [cristata])

Birds:

  • Ovenbird
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler 3

Comments: Where we found a common name, we used it; but many of the fungi have no common name. In some cases the scientific name has changed; whenever possible we included one of the previous names.