High Rock Park, Staten Island – 5/8/16

High Rock Park, Staten Island, 5/8/16
A dozen people attended; 70+ species seen

ASCOMYCETES

Aleuria aurantia (orange peel cup fungus)
Apiosporina morbosa (black knot of cherry)
Arachnopeziza cf aurata (tiny fringed cup)
Biscogniauxia atropunctata (biscuit)
Colpoma cf quercinum
Daldinia “concentrica” complex (cramp balls)
Dasyscyphus virgineus (tiny, stalked, fringed white cup)
Diatrype “stigma” complex (blackened wood)
Diatrype sp.
Endothia gyrosa (common coral spot)
Hypoxylon fragiforme
Mollisia cf cinerea
Patellaria atrata ???
Phaeocalicium polyporaeum (tiny black match-like structures on cap of Trichaptum biforme)
Scutellinia scutellata
Tiny black dots on various leaves, including beech, ericaceous species, etc.

CRUSTS & PARCHMENT

Corticium roseum
Cylindrobasidium laeve
Hydnochaete olivaceum
Peniophora albobadia (giraffe spots)
Peniophora cinerea
Peniophora sambuci (white paint)
Punctularia strigosozonata (tree bacon)
Sarcodontia setosa
Steccherinum ochraceum
Stereum complicatum
Stereum gausapatum
Stereum hirsutum
Stereum ostrea
Xylobolus frustulatus
Several unidentified crust fungi

GASTEROMYCETES

Lycoperdon pyriforme (old)

GILLED FUNGI

Armillaria mellea rhizomorphs
Coprinus sp. (near C. micaceus)
Coprinus sp. (near C. plicatilis ?)
Flammulina velutipes
Galerina marginata (deadly Galerina)
Hypholoma fasciculare (sulfur-tuft)
Mycena galericulata (pinkish gilled Mycena)
Mycena inclinata
Mycena sp. (dark brown cap)
Panellus stipticus (glow-in-the-dark mushroom)
Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster mushroom)
Pluteus cervinus (fawn mushroom)
Resupinatus sp. (tiny, black oyster-like species)
Schizophyllum commune (split-gill mushroom)
Tubaria furfuracea

JELLY FUNGI

Auricularia americana
Ditiola radicata
Exidia glandulosa
Exidia recisa
Myxarium nucleatum
Tremella aurantia
Tremella foliacea

POLYPORES

Antrodia malicola
Favolus alveolaris
Ganoderma applanatum (artist’s conk)
Ganoderma curtisii (American reishi)
Irpex lacteus
Ischnoderma resinosum (old)
Laetiporus sulphureus (old)
Polyporus cf brumalis (very small)
Polyporus squamosus (very fresh)
Schizopora paradoxa ?
Trametes (Lenzites) betulina
Trametes (Pycnoporus) cinnabarinus
Trametes gibbosa
Trametes hirsuta
Trametes versicolor (turkey-tail)
Trichaptum biforme (purple-edge toothed pore)
A few other polypores unidentified

MYXOMYCETES

Yellow slime mold – not identifiable on sight