Fungal Inventory of Boulder Lake Management Area


by Gene Kremer

Intended to document some of the local diversity of mushrooms and other fungi in this location. Best veiwed with Firefox.
Primary Location: Southern St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA 20 miles north of Duluth, MN 47 N 92 W
Inventory of 2013 available here
Inquiries to gene.kremer5(AT)gmail.com

common name
scientific name
date location/substrate;cap;gills;stipe;spore print;microscopic notes; comments...right-click /view image for detail
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Leucoagaricus leucothites (naucina)

saved -yes
spore print - white
Collector: Barb Crow

2016-10-02 Din grassy area; cap 2-8 cm, white, convex, "lumpy" when young, staining brown at edge; gills free, white, loose; stem 3-9 cm, smooth, white, with white membranous ring, swelling to base.

Helvella crispa

saved -yes
spore print -
Collector: Sherry Rovig

2016-10-02 Con ground in pine/mixed woods; cap 2-4 cm, white, broadly saddle shaped/irregular; underside smooth, white; stipe 3-5 cm x 1-2.5 cm, deeply ribbed with cross veins.

Suillus intermedius

saved -yes
spore print - dull yellowish brown
Collector: Barb Crow

2016-10-02 Bsingle on ground in pine/mixed woods; cap 7 cm light yellowish-orange with few streaks; pores yellow, small, non-bruising; stipe 8 cm x 1 cm, yellow with dark glandular spots, ring remnant evident as brown mark; cap mildly acidic

Entoloma abortivum
Aborted Entoloma

saved - eaten
spore print -

2016-10-02 Agroup on ground in pine/mixed woods; white, irregular some shaped like involuted and rounded fruiting bodies but without gills.

Coltrica cinnamomea

saved -yes
spore print -

2016-09-24 Bsingle on ground edge of mixed woods; cap dull tan 3 cm, zonated with brown, very thin fleshed, dry, papery; pores tan/brown extending down stipe; stipe 3 cm x .4 cm, reddish brown, tough-fibrous.

Leccinum snellii

saved -no
spore print -

2016-09-24 Asingle on ground edge of mixed woods; cap dull brown, convex 6 cm x 3 cm high; pores white, fine, staining light brown; stipe dark grey scabers on white background, 6 cm high x 2.5-1.5 cm tapering to apex.

Pholiota granulosa

saved -yes
spore print - yellow-brown

2016-06-11 D Small group on decayed birch log; cap 1-2 cm, broadly convex, yellow with fine darker scales, edge with small fragments of veil; gills yellow-brown, attached, close; stipe 1-2 cm x 2 mm, fibrous with brown membranous ring, curved from substrate to bring cap horizontal,

Lacrymia sp.
id by MO Alan Rockefeller
saved -yes
spore print -

2016-06-11 C On ground in mixed woods; cap 1-2.2 cm, brown with darker spots, smooth, edge inrolled; gills loose, adnate, purplish-brown; stipe 2.5-6.5 cm x 2-8 mm, tan/brown, irregular fibrous patches, equal.
Comment: stature is a small cap on a long, thick stipe.

Pleurotus populinus
aspen oyster

saved -no
spore print -white

2016-06-11 B Shelving on dead aspen; cap 2-10 x 3-15 cm, white, wet; gills white, wide, attached laterally without stipe; odor of anise distinctive.

Pluteus cervinus

saved -yes
spore print -

2016-06-11 A On pine stump; cap 3.5 cm, tan becoming brown, with slightly darker umbo; gills free, loose, pinkish-tan darkening with age, soft, loose; stipe 3 x .5 cm, pinkish-tan, smooth, slightly bulbous at base with white mycelium.

Gyromitra escualenta
False morel

saved -yes
spore print -

2016-05-14 A On wet ground in mixed woods; cap 4 x 5 x 4 cm, irregular, brown, free edge, saddle shaped; stipe 4 x 1.3 cm, tan/gray, equal.
Comment: according to Walt Sturgeon, G. infula which is this shape, is a late summer species.


Armillaria mellea
Honey mushroom

saved - no
spore print - white

2015-09-15 C On ground near stump; cap 3-7 cm, yellowish, planar with inrolled edge, brownish scales to center; gills nearly distant, attached, covered by membranous partial veil with yellow ringwhen young; stipe 4-8 cm x .5-1 cm, yellowish, brownish scaled. Edible.

Lactarius thyinos/salmonicous
delicious group

saved - no
spore print - white

2015-09-15 B On ground in mixed woods; cap 5 cm, orange, zonate, concave; gills orange, latex orange, slowly losing color (not greening); stipe 5 cm x 1 cm, orange, equal. Edible.

Hypsizygus ulmarius
'Elm' oyster

saved - yes
spore print - white

2015-09-15 A On hardwood stump; cap 3-9 cm, white, smooth, convex, edge downturned; gills attached, white, close; stipe 4-8 cm x 2-3 cm, white, smooth; taste not distinctive, odor pleasant. Edible.

Daedalopsis confragosa

saved - yes
spore print - no

2015-08-09 B On downed wood, single shelf; cap 11 cm X 1.5-3.5 cm, dark brown, zonate, finely velvety; false gills on underside, light brown; basal attachment.

Amanita fulva

saved - yes
spore print - white

2015-08-09 A On ground in moss, solitary; cap 5.5 cm, white becoming brown to center umbo, smooth; gills free, white, close; stipe 10 cm, white, smooth, without ring, saccate vulva on slightly bulbous base.

Lentinellus cf. vulpinus

saved - yes
spore print - white

2013-10-11 A group on ground? in woods; cap 2.5-5.5 cm, planar with depressed center, tan becoming dark brown, very finely hairy, with white spores from above; gills adnate to decurrent, tan, close, edges serrate; stipe 2-3 cm x .5-1 cm, tan, fibrous, hollow, equal; spores 6 x 8.5-9 mk, amyloid, with warts.
Elfin Saddle / False Morel

Gyromitra infula

saved - yes
spore print - no

2013-10-11 Bon ground in woods; cap brick red, convoluted, 8 cm high x 5 cm wide; underside/inside tan; stipe ireggular, 4 cm x 3 cm, hollow.

Pleurotus cf. dryinus

saved - yes
spore print - white

2013-10-11 Dcaespitose, compact cluster and individual on stump; cap 4-15 cm, loosely convex becoming almost planar, white to greyish tan, weakly areolate but not hairy or velvety; gills white, decurrent with a notch; stipe 3-8 cm x 1-3 cm, central to eccentric, white; smell weakly anise, taste not distinctive to mildly acrid.
Yellow Fairy Fan
c. Barron

Spathularia flavida

saved - yes
spore print - no

2013-09-16 Alinear group in pine needle duff; spatulate 1 cm heads pale yellow; 2 cm stipe white to pale yellow.

Spongipellis pachyodon

saved - yes
spore print -

2013-09-16 Bon decayed hardwood log; toothed polypore 5-11 cm x 3-5 cm, soft, white, wet 'tissue paper' top; lower surface toothed, white, soft
Chanterelle
key Kuo

"Cantharellus cibarius"

saved - no
spore print - no

2013-09-16 Con ground in mixed woods including red pine; cap 3-7 cm inverted cup, yellow, some irregular; false gills decurrent and well developed, orangish-yellow; stipe 3-5 cm x .5-1.5 cm

Amanita vaginata group cf. crocea

saved - yes
spore print - white

2013-09-16 Dgroup in path in mixed woods; cap 3-6 cm yellow-tan oac716, caked with gray veil remnant, cm of edge striate; gills free, white, entire; stipe 5-13 cm tapering from 1.5 cm base to .5 cm apex, white, fibrilose with tan markings, minimal sac-like volva turning grey at top

Lentinus sp.

saved - yes
spore print - white

2013-09-16 E growing out of crack in decayed wood; cap irregularly toroid...rounded on outside except for notch in direction of stipe with depressed center, tan background with very many small vinaceous fibers but not hairy, edge somewhat inrolled; gills attached, close, white turning pale yellow, edges serrate; stipe bifurcated holding two caps (or two grew together?), 8 cm long flattened .5 x 1 cm., hollow; taste mild (like shitake)[? spores smooth, inamyloid?]

Lentinus strigosus

saved - yes
spore print -

2013-09-16 Fon wood in caespitose groups; funnel shaped cap 2-5 cm tan, zonate, hairy; gills decurrent, tan, close, entire; stipe 1 cm to absent.

Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca

saved - yes
spore print - cream

2013-09-16 Gon ground in pine needle duff; cap funnel shaped, 2-5 cm, bright orange darker in depressed center; gills decurrent, close, orange, forked near edge; stipe 3 cm x .5 cm, central / eccentric when arising from bottom of log, vinaceus, hollow, base extending into the wood; KOH > light greenish.

Xeromphalina / Mycena leaiana

saved - yes
spore print -

2013-09-16 Hmultitude on decaying log; cap convex .3-.8 cm, orange, convex; gills subdecurrent, orange, loose; stipe hairlike, brown, 1-3 cm

Lactarius cf. uvidum

saved - yes
spore print - white

2013-09-16 Ion ground in mixed woods; cap 3 cm hygrophanus, pale violet/gray with subtle zonation, depressed center; gills white , exuding white latex that does not change color, stains gills violet-purple; stipe 3 cm x 1 cm, white, equal, brittle; flesh does not color on cutting

Pholiota cf. terrestris

saved - yes
spore print - brown

2013-09-16 Jon ground in mixed woods; cap 1.5-4 cm, yellow brown, dry, becoming planar; gills attached, tan becoming dark brown; stipe 3-5 cm x .4cm tapering to base, some caespitose, tan, fibrous

Mycena albidula
ref Arora in notes similar to M. capillaris

saved - yes
spore print - no

2013-09-16 Ksmall groups on leaf litter in mixed woods; cap 3-9 mm, white, convex; gills notched, distant, white; stipe 15 mm x 1 mm, white

Ischnoderma resinosum

saved - no
spore print -

2013-09-16 Lon standing birch tree; top 30 cm x 15 cm zonated brown shelf with white edge; bottom white extending vertically down the trunk to another shelf, pores if present too fine to be seen; pleasant farinaceous smell.
Tipler's Bane
Alcohol Inky Cap

Coprinopsis atramentaria

saved - yes
spore print - black

2013-08-18 AIn clusters in woody path in woods; cap 2-3.5 cm x 3-4.5 cm high, light buff with blackening edge, egg shaped with umbo, lacking shiny bits and more gray and larger than C. micaceous; gills free, close, blackening from bottom; stipe 6-8 cm x .6 cm, white, ring or volva absent; spore print black.
Slippery Jack

Suillus americanus

saved - yes
spore print - cinnamon

2013-08-18 Clusters on ground with Red Pine/mixed woods; cap 3-12 cm convex to planar, bright yellow with brownish/reddish spots, especially along edge, hygrophanous, soft; pores 2 mm slightly radially arranged, yellow becoming brown; stipe 4-8 cm x 1 cm, yellow with brown glandular dots; spore print cinnamon brown

Suillus cf. granulatus

saved - yes
spore print - redish brown

2013-08-18 Csingley or small group by white pines; cap 3-10 cm, broadly convex, buff when young becoming streaked with brown, small veil remnant on edge; pores small, pure white when young becoming pale yellow; stipe 3-5 cm x 1.5 cm, white with glandular dots.

Lactarius ? determinus (deliciosus group)

saved - no
spore print -

2013-08-18 On ground in mixed woods; cap 7 cm orangish buff, depressed center, subtle zonation, moist; gills buff with green edge (bottom edge of cap), decurrent/vase shaped, no latex stimulated; stipe similarly colored staining green.



saved - yes
spore print -

2013-08-18 Eon ground in mixed woods; cap 1.5-2.5 cm, tan, inrolled edge, depressed center; gills loose, light vinaceous, subdecurrent; stipe 3-7 cm x 2-3 mm, streaked brown, fibrous.

Psathyrella sp.

saved - yes
spore print - black

2013-07-29 Aon ground/path in woods; cap 3 cm white with brown center, striated, dark edge; gills finely adnexed, close, purplish brown; stipe 3 cm, white above ? missing veil, white with daker marks below, fibrous, hollow

Turbinellus/Gomphus floccosus
at MushroomExpert

saved - yes
spore print - deep yellow

2013-07-29 Bmultiple vase-shapes on common base, 1-5 cm across top, 3-7 cm high, thick, white fleshed, orange in depressed top, yellow on deeply decurrent sides.

Auriscalpium vulgare

saved - yes
spore print -

2013-07-29 Con pine cones; cap brown with fine hairs, 1.5-2 cm, tounge-shaped from eccentric stipe; gills toothed, tan; spipe near edge of cap, brown, 4 cm, hairy
Birch/Bog Bolete

Leccinum holopus

saved - no
spore print - brown

2013-07-29 DIn boggy woods; cap white, round/convex, 5 cm x 2 cm high, greying slowly; pores white, small; stipe white with scabers, 9 cm x 1.5 cm tapering slightly to apex, solid; 'bolete' smelling.
keyed from Bessette

Lactarius splendens

saved - yes
spore print - creamy white

2013-07-29 Egroup on ground/moss among pines; cap orange, 2-3 cm, small umbo in depressed center; gills cream, somewhat loose, adnate to subdecurrent, exuding white latex which does not change color; stipe similar orange/brown, 2 cm x 3-4 mm, smooth, flexible; mild taste/odor.
Gymnopolis liquiritae

saved - yes
spore print - ochre
2013-07-29 Fon wood; cap 2-3 cm orangeish tan, wrinkled planar; gills soft, orangish brown, attached; stipe 3 cm tan, fibrous, hollow

Russula cf. fragrantissima

saved - yes
spore print - cream

2013-07-29 Gon ground in path/woods; cap dingy white to light yellowish brown, hemispherical to planar, viscid/sticky when young, edge striate when older; gills off white, not exuding latex, close; stipe 5-7 cm x 1-2.5 cm, white, brittle; odor mild ? almonds, taste mild to mildly acrid with time; peels ~30% [Bessette, Kuo; check spores]
Crested Coral Fungus

Clavulina cristata

saved - no
spore print - no

2013-07-21 Jcoral fungus 4 cm high x 3 cm across, white with browning tips
20X
pixie goblet

Coltricia cf. cinnamomea

saved - no
spore print - no

2013-07-21 I3.5 cm splash cup on ground in woods; cap concave with concentric rings, tan to reddish brown; underside silky brown with finely fringed edge; stipe 3 cm x .5 cm, stiff, brown
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Russula cf. pulchra

saved - no
spore print - white
2013-07-21 Hon ground on path in mixed woods; cap rosy red, 3-8 cm, smooth, convex slightly depressed center, peels easily; gills adnate, white, close; stipe 2-6 cm x .5-1.5 cm, smooth white, brittle; taste mild
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Chalciporus piperatus

saved - yes
spore print - pinkish brown
2013-07-21 Gon ground in mixed woods; cap tan, smooth 3 cm; pores reddish brown, round; stipe 3 cm x .5 cm, solid, brown
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Suillus cf. granulatus

saved - no
spore print -
2013-07-21 Fon ground in mixed woods red pine/aspen [Buzz Ryan area]; cap tan, smooth hygraphanous, convex, 5 cm; pores very pale yellow, round, small, non-bruising, coming slightly down stipe; stipe 6 cm x 1 cm, solid, white, smooth; taste mild
Amanita cf. ceciliae sensu auct. amer.
(A. rhacopus./A. borealisorora)
comments

saved - yes
spore print - creamy white
2013-07-21 Eon ground in mixed woods red pine/aspen; cap gray at center lighter to edge, 6 cm, smooth without warts (may have washed off), planar with slight umbo, edge distinctly striate 1+ cm; gills free, white, close; stipe 10 cm tapering from 1 to .5 cm at apex, smooth white, ring absent, small loose sac-like volva with small bulb
? purple cushion fungus
? Diatrype cf. bullata
Stemonitis


saved - yes
spore print - brown
2013-07-21 D 2-3 cm x .8 cm thick disks on wood. Soft/spongy but more firm than Fulgio. Surface purplish with pores.
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Fulgio septica

saved - no
spore print - no
2013-07-21 Csoft, yellow mass on stump [slime mold] second on wolf scat with hazelnut shells
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Russula brevipes

saved - no
spore print - no
2013-07-21 Bon ground in path under mature red pine; cap white, 1-12 cm, concave in center, edge rolled, emerging from the duff; gills white; stipe short and thick 5 cm x 3 cm
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Boletus sp.

saved - no
spore print - dark olive brown
2013-07-21 Aon ground under mature red pine; cap yellowish-tan, smooth not viscid, convex, 10-15 cm x 3-4 cm thick, partly aureolate; pores pale yellow dardening with age, round, 2 x mm, non-bruising; stipe 6-9 cm x 3 cm, solid, finely reticulate, reddish towards apex, ring absent; spore print dark olive brown; taste mild, edible
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? Agrocybe sp.

saved - no
spore print - no
2013-06-16 Aon ground; cap tan, convex, edge inrolled; gills white, close.
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Parasola cf. conopilus

saved - yes
spore print - dark brown
2013-06-16 Bclusters on well decayed log; cap 1-1.5 cm, tan to brown, convex, moist; gills close, brown, attached; stipe 3 cm x 2 mm, cartilaginous, tan
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Mycena sp.

saved - yes
spore print -
2013-06-06clusters on well decayed log; cap 1-1.5 cm, tan to brown, convex, moist; gills close, brown, attached; stipe 3 cm x 2 mm, cartilaginous, tan
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Melanoleuca
at Mushroom Expert
saved - yes
spore print - creamy-tan oac815
2013-06-06 Fin wood chips; cap 6-8 cm, tan to brown, hygrophanous, edge upturned; gills free, white, close; stipe 6-8 cm x 1 cm, fibrous fleshy, tan striated, bulging at base, with white mycelia, does NOT have 'root'

Psathayrella cf. cystidiosa
at Mushroom Expert
saved - yes
spore print - purplish (light)
2013-06-06 EIn group on wood chips; cap 2-5 cm, tan to rusty brown, convex to nearly planar, hygrophanous, cracking or spltting with age; gills buff turning dark brown, adnate; stipe buff, fleshy-fibrous but fragile;
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Agrocybe

saved - yes
spore print - dark purple brown
2013-06-06 DIn clusters on wood chips, clear cut; cap 3-5 cm, planar, tan, hygrophanous to shiny, darker and aureolate near edge, edge slightly serrate and splitting; gills finely adnexed to nearly free, grey to medium charcoal brown, close; stipe 8 x .8 cm, fleshy, somewhat fragile, bulge at base with mycelia; [check for smooth spoes with apical pore]



saved - yes
spore print - black (purplish in light areas)
2013-06-06 C In clusters on wood chips; cap 2-6 cm, broadly convex, tan with center dark brown and sometimes shrunken, hygrophanous; gills adnate, rusty brown, close; stipe 2-4 x 1 cm, tan with rusty brown streaks

Agrocybe praecox cluster species III
(see Kuo)

saved - yes
spore print - chocolate brown
2013-06-06 Bon ground with chips (logging area); cap 3.5-4.5 cm, convex with mildly inturned edge, tan, somewht aureolate, darker to center; gills adnexed, close, tan, with membranous partial veil when young; stipe tan, lighter toward top, no obvious annulus, bulging at base with mycelial mat;
Giant puffball
Langermannia gigantea

saved - no
spore print - no
2013-06-06 A puffball, white 20 cm x 15 cm high, surface decorated with polygons and somewhat shrunken; interior white, gelatinous, appearing mature but not darkened; attachment to ground a short stump with hyphae
Fringed Tubaria
Tubaria cf. furfuracea

saved - yes
spore print -
2013-06-02group on wet ground, path in mixed woods (Bear Paw trail); cap 2.5 cm buff with darker ring, white spots near margin; gills colored alike, close, adnate+ (slightly down stem); stipe 3.5 cm x 5 mm slightly larger at base, mycelial mat.
cheilocystidia
Journal entry2013-06-02Slow start - Spring was late this year by at least two weeks. Several lichens collected but not yet keyed out.
Scaly Lentinus, train wrecker
Neolentinus lepideus

saved - no
spore print - no
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neolentinus_lepideus
2011-07-31Boulder Lake: At base of red pine, grouped from same base 3-8 cm high; cap dry, convex, 47 cm, buff /white darker brown scales areolate, inrolled edge; gills white/cream, close, adnate (almost decurrent); stipe fleshy 3-5 cm x 1.5 cm attached at edge, same color as cap with scales flaking off, bulbous base, very small annulus at edge of gills. Comment: Common name likely due to ability to grow on creesote treated wood.
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saved -
spore print -
2013-06-06