Last corner before the park on a winding road.
The east entrance to the park.
Some of the many Mycena leaiana that were seen.
A stick with some pretty Mycena leaiana was found just before the foray started.
Could this be Lepiota aspera? See MushroomExpert.com
A stump covered with Panellus stipticus. So fresh I'm sure these can be seen glowing in the dark.
Indian pipe (Monotropa uniflora). A bit on the pink side from what I nornmaly find.
An Amanita vaginata tucked between a rock and some barbed wire.
These carbon balls were huge, some more than 2 inches across.
These Polyporus radicatus were the largest I have ever seen, nearly a foot across.
No matter where we go or how deep into the woods we get, one of these dimpled "earthballs" is always found.
The table of fungus collected at the foray
A nice size crowd gather to hunt for mushrooms in Maquoketa Caves State Park.
Dean makes the list.
Dean explains the macro details of this Amanita vaginata.
Everyone listens when Dean describes how to identify mushrooms.
Glen prepares to take a photo while the group observes.
A natural bridge the creek flows through.
One of the hitchhikers from my basket
Maybe a dark "Yellow Bear".