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Monday, June 1st at 7:30 PM, Illinois Mycological Association
Glory and consequences (often yummy) when fungi battle for wood. with Jonathan Schilling, University of Minnesota.
Location: Kendall College, 900 N. Branch St., Chicago.
Event on Facebook and MeetUp
What is happening this month?
Mapping for Morels and False Morels.
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 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 Updated!
- Ceriporia spissa
- Globifomes graveolens
- Gloeoporus dichrous
- Hapalopilus nidulans
- Lopharia cinerascens New!
- Perenniporia fraxinea
- Perenniporia fraxinophila
- 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 for 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.
- May 31 : Identification workshop for members of the Illinois Mycological Association
- June 14 : Identification workshop for members of the Illinois Mycological Association
- September 24–27 : NAMA Blue Ridge Foray 2015
- October 4 : Red Oak Nature Center, mushroom talk and walk