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Central Park, Manhattan 1/12/14

Ascomycetes

Daldinia concentrica
Diatrype stigma
Hypoxylon fragiforme
Hypoxylon cf multiforme
Hypoxylon spp.
Kretschmaria (Ustulina) deusta
Nectria cinnabarina (dark red, grape clusters) ?
Nectria sp. (orange, smooth) ?
Peziza vesiculosa
Phaeocalicium polyporaeum
Rosellinia sp.
Massed, tiny, black, rough-surfaced balls on wood
Tiny asco on pokeweed stalks

Basidiomycetes
Polypores

Antrodia sp.
Bjerkandera adusta
Ceriporia cf excelsa
Ganoderma curtisii
Ganoderma lucidum
Gloeophyllum sepiarium
Laetiporus sulphureus (old)
Lenzites (Trametes) betulina
Phellinus gilvus
Phellinus robiniae (rimosus)
Piptoporus betulinus
Polyporus squamosus (old)
Pycnoporus (Trametes) cinnabarinus
Schizopora paradoxa
Skeletocutis sp. ?
Trametes elegans
[Trametes elegans – purple spotted]
Trametes hirsuta
Trametes versicolor
Trichaptum biforme
various resupinate polypores…
poroid, fuzzy, yellow-brown surrounding
poroid, off-white, refracting light
pale-yellow, tooth-like tubes

Crust and Parchment Fungi

Cylindrobasidium laeve
Fibrodontia gossypina ?
Hyphodontia sambuci ?
Phlebia sp. ?
Stereum complicatum
Stereum hirsutum
Stereum ostrea
Xylobolus frustulatus
various crusts…….
Smooth, white to pinkish cream, fimbriate
Brown, hairy, crust-like
Resinous drops on surface of a Stereum (?)

Gilled Mushrooms

Armillaria mellea (old fruiting bodies)
Coprinus radians (ozonium)
Flammulina velutipes
Hohenbuehelia cf mastrucata
Hypholoma sublateritium
Hypsizygus ulmarius
Mycena corticola
Mycena sp.
Panellus stipticus
Pleurotus ostreatus
Schizophyllum commune

Gasteromycetes

Scleroderma polyrhizon (in potted plant near park)

Jelly Fungi

Exidia glandulosa
Exidia recisa
Tremella aurantia
Tremella mesenterica
x – stipitate & cupulate, yellow

Myxomycetes

Metatrichia vesparium

Central Park, Manhattan 1/1/14

NYMS New Year’s Day 2014 Central Park 40+ mushrooms – despite the absence of some Central Park regulars, like Hydnochaete olivacea and Irpex lacteus, Lenzites betulina, etc.
NEW to our Central Park list (though found elsewhere in NYC): Tremella aurantia (on Stereum hirsutum) and Phanerochaete chrysorhiza, plus several unidentified crust fungi and polypores.

Ascomycetes

Daldinia concentrica (cramp balls)
Diatrype stigma
Hypoxylon spp.
Kretschmaria (Ustulina) deusta
Nectria cinnabarina (coral spot)
Penicillium sp. on Ganoderma lucidum
Peziza vesiculosa
Phaeocalicium polyporaeum (tiny, black matches on top of Trichaptum biforme)
Pyrenomycete – tiny, discrete, black balls

Basidiomycetes
Polypores

Antrodia malicola ?
Bjerkandera adusta (smoky polypore)
Fomitopsis spraguei (gray-white polypore)
Ganoderma lucidum (reishi)
Laetiporus sulphureus (old) (chicken)
Perenniporia ohiensis ???
Phellinus gilvus (mustard-yellow polypore)
Phellinus robiniae (rimosus) (cracked-cap)
Polyporus squamosus (dryad’s saddle)
Pycnoporus cinnabarinus (cinnabar-red polypore)
Trametes elegans (broad, white Trametes)
Trametes hirsuta (hairy Trametes)
Trametes versicolor (turkey-tail)
Trichaptum biforme (violet-toothed polypore)
Tyromyces chioneus (white cheese polypore)
Tyromyces fissilis (on interior of giant oak stump)
Polypore with red-bruising pores ?
Polypore with deep purple staining on pores

Crust and Parchment Fungi

Plicaturopsis crispa (crimped gill)
Stereum complicatum (crowded parchment)
Stereum hirsutum (hairy parchment)
Stereum ostrea (false turkey-tail)
Xenasmatella vaga (crust with yellow cords)
Xylobolus frustulatus (ceramic tile)
Crust fungus 1 – pale yellow
Crust fungus 2 – tan, smooth
Crust fungus 3 – white, rough surface

Gilled Mushrooms

Armillaria mellea rhizomorphs (honey mushroom
Coprinus radians ozonium
Hypsizygus ulmarius (elm oyster)
Panellus stipticus (luminescent panellus)
Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster mushroom)

Jelly Fungi

Tremella aurantia (on Stereum hirsutum) – the yellow Witch’s Butter always on Stereum

Tooth Fungi

Basidioradulum radula – the cream yellowish toothed crust – spores and cystidia match the description

Prospect Park, Brooklyn 12/28/13

Ascomycetes

Daldinia concentrica
Diatrype stigma
Hypoxylon sp.
Kretschmaria (Ustulina) deusta
Nectriaceae (conspicuous throughout)
Phaeocalicium polyporaeum
Rosellinia sp.
x (similar to Rosellinia)
x (tiny hard,black ball-like structures, massed)
penicillium

Basidiomycetes
Polypores

? Antrodia albida ?
Antrodia malicola
Bjerkandera adusta
Cerrena unicolor
Ganoderma lucidum
Grifola frondosa (old)
Irpex lacteus
Ischnoderma resinosum
Laetiporous sulphureus (old)
Lenzites betulina
Phellinus gilvus
Perenniporia sp. (white, pale yellow)
Polyporus squamosus (old)
“Poria”
Trametes elegans
Trametes hirsuta
Trichaptum biforme
Dark brown “gilled” Lenzites-like on hardwood
Unnamed polypores

Crust and Parchment Fungi

Peniophora albobadia ?
Peniophora sp. (white….with tiny spines…) ?
Peniophora sp. (white….smooth)
Peniophora sp. (yellow….smooth)
Phlebia tremellosa
Stereum complicatum
Stereum hirsutum
Stereum ostrea
Xylobolus frustulatus
Unnamed crust fungi

Gilled Mushrooms

Coprinus radians ozonium
Flammulina velutipes
Panellus stipticus
Pleurotus ostreatus

Gasteromycetes

Calvatia gigantea

Jelly Fungi

Exidia recisa
Tremella aurantia on Stereum hirsutum
Tremella mesenterica

Myxomycetes

x ?– on Coprinus radians ozonium

Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx – 12/8/13

Ascomycetes

Apiosporina morbosa
Ascocoryne cylichnium
Biscogniauxia atropunctata
Bisporella citrina
Bulgaria inquinans
Chlorosplenium chlora
Daldinia concentrica
Hypoxylon howeianum
Mollisia sp.
Nectriaceae
Rosellinia sp.
Xylaria liquidambaris
Xylaria longipes
Asco on Phytolacca (pokeweed) stalk

Basidiomycetes
Polypores

Antrodia malicola
Bjerkandera adusta
Daedaleopsis confragosa
Gloeoporus dichrous
Irpex lacteus
Laetiporus sulphureus
Phellinus gilvus
Phellinus robiniae
Polyporus alveolaris
Trametes (Lenzites) betulina
Trametes elegans
Trametes hirsuta
Trametes versicolor
Trichaptum biforme

Corals

Clavulina cristata
Clavulinopsis fusiformis

Crust and Parchment Fungi

Aleurodiscus oakesii
Botryobasidium aureum
Corticium roseum
Cylindrobasidium laeve
Penniophora albobadia
Penniophora rufa
Phlebia tremellosa
Phlebia radiata
Plicaturopsis crispa
Punctularia strigosozonata
Stereum complicatum
Stereum ostrea
Xylobolus frustulatus
Brown crust
Orange crust

Gilled Mushrooms

Crepidotus applanatus
Galerina marginata
Galerina sp.
Hypholoma lateritium
Mycena corticola
Mycena galericulata
Panellus stipticus
Phyllotopsis nidulans
Pleurotus ostreatus
Resupinatus applicatus
Rhizomarasmius pyrrhocephalus
Schizophyllum commune

Gasteromycetes

Lycoperdon pyriforme
Phallus ravenelii

Jelly Fungi

Auricularia auricula
Exidia glandulosa
Exidia recisa
Tremella foliacea
Tremella mesenterica

Tooth Fungi

Hydnochaete olivacea
Sarcodontia setosa

Myxomycetes

Hemitrichia clavata

Central Park, Manhattan – 11/30/13

Ascomycetes

Annulohypoxylon multiforme
Cryptovalsa sassafras
Daldinia concentrica
Diatrype stigma
Hypoxylon fragiforme
Hypoxylon cf rubiginosa
Hypoxylon sp. (black)
Hypoxylon sp. (brown stroma)
Kretzschmaria deusta
Nectriaceae sp. (yellowish)
Phaeocalicium polyporaeum
Rosellinia sp.
Xylaria polymorpha
Tiny translucent cups
Other ascos yet to be identified

Basidiomycetes
Polypores

Antrodia cf albida
Antrodia malicola
Aurantioporus (Tyromyces) fissilis
Bjerkandera adusta
Ganoderma lucidum
Irpex lacteus
Laetiporus sulphureus
Phellinus gilvus
Phellinus rimosus
Polyporus squamosus
Spongipellis pachyodon
Pycnoporus cinnabarinus
Trametes elegans
Trametes hirsuta
Trametes pubescens ?
Trametes versicolor

Crust and Parchment Fungi

Hymenochaete sp.
Phlebia sp.
Stereum complicatum
Stereum ostrea
Various crust fungi collected,
photographed & preserved,
but not yet identified

Gilled Mushrooms

Armillaria mellea (rhizomorphs)
Coprinus radians (ozonium)
Hypholoma sublateritium
Mycena sp.
Panellus stipticus
Pleurotus ostreatus
Schizophyllum commune

Tooth Fungi

Steccherinum ochraceum

Myxomycetes

Lycogala epidendrum
Metatrichia vesparium

Forest Park, Queens – 11/24/13

Ascomycetes

Biscogniauxia atropunctata
Daldinia concentrica
Diatrype stigma
Hypoxylon fragiforme
Hypoxylon sp. (brown stroma, black pustules)
Hypoxylon sp. (tiny, clustered, dark brown spherical stroma)
Mollisia cinerea
Mollisia ligni ?
Rosellinia mammiformis
Several erumpent species still to be identified

Basidiomycetes
Polypores

Daedaleopsis confragosa
Laetiporus sulphureus (old)
Phellinus ferruginosus
Phellinus rimosus (robiniae)
Phellinus cf punctatus ?
Perenniporia medulla-panis ?
Pycnoporus cinnabarinus
Trametes hirsuta
Trametes versicolor
Trichaptum biforme
Some poroid fungi not identifiable

Crust and Parchment Fungi

Aleurodiscus oakesii (no fruiting bodies seen)
Botryobasidium aureum
Hymenochaete rubiginosa
Peniophora albobadia
Peniophora cf sambuci
Peniophora (yellowish green crust)
Phlebia tremellosa
Plicaturopsis crispa
Stereum complicatum
Stereum ostrea
Xylobolus frustulatus
Several others not identified even to genus

Gilled Mushrooms

Armillaria mellea rhizomorphs
Coprinus radians ozonium
Crepidotus applanatus
Flammulina velutipes complex
Mycena sp.
Panellus stipticus
Pleurotus ostreatus
Schizophyllum commune

Jelly Fungi

Tremella mesenterica

Tooth Fungi

Hydnochaete olivacea
Sarcodontia setosa

Myxomycetes

Hemitrichia clavata
Metatrichia vesparium
Stemonitis sp.