Date: August 22, 2015
Lead by: Rob Heck

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16 AMC members scoured the urban forest at Beaucatcher Overlook Park on Saturday August 22nd. 42 species were collected and identified. Many species were on the club’s top 50 list. However, three species were new to the club. These were  Amanita rubescens var. alba, Parasola auricoma, and Agaricus diminutivus. Some notable edibles found included beefsteak polypore, chicken of the woods, cauliflower and parasol mushrooms.


Unidentified hypomycized species on a rock

Laetiporus sulphureus

Photos by Mike Hopping