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