New and Featured Content
- Greg Mueller on Ecology of Fungi
- Michael Kuo on Mushroom Identification
- Rocky Houghtby on Mushroom Photography
- Patrick Leacock on Midwest Mushrooms
Tuesday, September 8th at 7:30 PM, Illinois Mycological Association
Seeing Fungi Being with Peter McCoy of Radical Mycology
Location: Kendall College, 900 N. Branch St., Chicago.
Event details on Facebook
What is happening this month?
Get a Checklist of the most common fungi. Add to our knowledge of what mushrooms can be found in the region.
- Join your local mushroom club!
- On the Trail of Mushrooms: Morels and False Morels
- Citizen Science: mycoflora projects document fungi
- Citizen Science: Collecting Specimens
- Citizen Science: Photographing Mushrooms
- Citizen Science: Somme Woods Project Introduction New!
Mushroom Description Pages
Starting to build pages for the 1200 different kinds of macro-fungi in the Chicago area. These are the first species pages. There are also higher level pages from Kingdom down to genus. For example: Stereum and Trametes.
- Antrodia favescens
- Byssomerulius corium
- Byssomerulius incarnatus
- Ceriporia spissa Updated again!
- Globifomes graveolens
- Gloeoporus dichrous
- Hapalopilus nidulans
- Lopharia cinerascens New!
- Meripillus sumstinei New!
- Perenniporia fraxinea
- Perenniporia fraxinophila
- Perenniporia medulla-panis New!
- Perenniporia robiniophila
- Porostereum spadiceum (Excluded)
- Pseudoinonotus dryadeus
- Punctularia strigosozonata Updated!
- Truncospora ohiensis Updated!
Highlights from other websites
Greg Mueller, colleague at the Chicago Botanic Garden, article on National Geographic: The Next New Species Could be in Your Backyard: Why Exploration and Discovery Matter – Everywhere
Presentations in 2015 by Patrick
- January 31 : Sixth Biennial Wild Things Conference
- February 18 : Wisconsin Mycological Society
- March 26 : Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve
- May 14, 15 : Fungi display at Field Museum Members' Nights.
Workshops for the Illinois Mycological Association
- May 31 : Mushrooms I and trees
- June 14 : Mushrooms II and keys
- July 5 : Habitats and Trees
- August 2: Mapping your location
- August 9: Collecting and Describing
- July 25: Wisconsin Mycological Society, Northwoods Foray
- August 3: Class field trip
- September 6: Mushroom Show at Chicago Botanic Garden
- September 13 : West Cook Wild Ones
- September 24–27 : NAMA Blue Ridge Foray 2015
- October 4 : Red Oak Nature Center, mushroom talk and walk