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CENTRAL PARK MUSHROOMS

CENTRAL PARK MUSHROOMS / as of January, 2017 – 400+ species

Official NYMS walks through the park to survey the mycoflora of Central Park

1 – June 24, 2006 – The Central Park Bio-Blitz

2 – June 24, 2007

3 – June 29, 2008

4 – June 26, 2009

5 – June 27, 2010

6 – December 26, 2010 [First Xmas Mushroom Count in Central Park]

7 – April 23, 2011

8 – June 26, 2011

9 – October 28, 2011

10 – December 4, 2011

11 – January 1, 2012

12 – June 24, 2012

13 – February 3, 2013

14 – June 30, 2013

15 – November 30, 2013

16 – January 1, 2014

17 – January 12, 2014

18 – February 22, 2014

19 – June 29, 2014

20 – December 6, 2014

21 – December 13, 2014

22 – January 1, 2015

23 – January 4, 2015

24 – January 25, 2015

25 – February 1, 2015

26 – March 1, 2015

27 – June 28, 2015 (over 90 species)

28 – July 5, 2015 (over 100 mushrooms found)

29 – November 29, 2015 (over 50 mushrooms found)

30 – December 26, 2015 (75+ species)

31 – January 1, 2016 (75+ species)

32 – January 31, 2016 (50+ species, park snow covered)

33 – April 24, 2016

34 – June 26, 2016

35 – July 4, 2016

36 – December 4, 2016 [4 NEW species for the park !)'

37 - January 1, 2017

38 -  February 19, 2017

39 - June 25, 2017

 

 

CENTRAL PARK MUSHROOMS / as of Summer, 2016 we have over 400 species recorded

75  Ascomycetes [many more still to be identified]…….including lichens, that’s 100 or so!

8 Jelly Fungi

7 Chanterelles, Corals and Tooth Fungi

50 Crust Fungi

60 Polypores

12 Boletes

150 Gilled Mushrooms

21 Gasteromycetes

1 Rust Fungus

1 Zygomycete

15 Myxomycetes

22 Lichens

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[To see photos of some of these mushrooms, please see on this website the page "Central Park Mushrooms" for 150 or so photos taken in Central Park )

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ASCOMYCETES

Annulohypoxylon annulatum (?)

Annulohypoxylon multiforme

Annulohypoxylon truncatum

Apiognomonia lyrata (Anthracnose of London Plane)

Apiognomonia quercina (Anthracnose of White Oak)

Apiosporina morbosa (Black Knot of Cherry)

Ascocoryne “sarcoides” (cylichnium)

Biscogniauxia atropunctata

Biscogniauxia marginata

Biscogniauxia nummularia ?

Bisporella citrina

Calonectria sp. on Ilex

Chromelosporium sp. (2016)

Coccomyces coronatus

Cosmospora sp. on Diatrype stigma

Cryptovalsa sassafras

Daldinia concentrica complex (Cramp Balls)

Diaporthe sp. (tiny, erect, blackened structures)

Diaporthe sp. ? - on dead poke stems

Diatrype stigma

Diatrype cf virescens

Diatrypaceous fungi (at least 5 species) !!!

Diatrypella sp.

Diplocarpon rosae (black spot of rose)

Discula destructiva ? (Anthracnose of Flowering Dogwood) ?

Endothia radicularis (Coral Spot)

Eutypa spinosa

Eutypella scoparia

Eutypella spinosa (2016)

Fusicolla merismoides

Helminthosphaeria clavariarum on Cl. cristata

Hypomyces aurantius

Hypomyces chrysospermus

Hypomyces hyalinus

Hypomyces microspermus

H. on stereum

H. on Tylopilus ?

Hypoxylon fragiforme

Hypoxylon howeanum

Hypoxylon rubiginosum

Hypoxylon sp. (on reddish subiculum)

Hypoxylon sp.

Hysteriaceae (several species) !!! (2016)

Kretzschmaria (Ustulina) deusta (Carbon Crust)

Lasiosphaeria sp.

Lophodermium pinastri on white pine

Lophodermium sp. on Austrian pine

Macrodiplodiopsis (anamorph) on London Plane (ID Ethan Crenson, March 2017)

Mollisia cinerea

Mollisia sp. (near cream)

Morchella sp. (Morel) - reported twice (near 68th St. & in the North Woods)

Nectria cinnabarina (Coral Spot)

Nectria episphaeria ?

Neonectria coccinea on European beech ("coral spot")

Oidium euonymi-japonici

Ophiostoma ulmi

Patellaria atrata

Peziza badia

Peziza succosa

Phaeocalicium polyporaeum

Phomopsis sp. (gall on oak)

Phyllosticta on Mountain Laurel leaves

Podosphaera leucotricha

Rhytisma acerniumum (2016)

Rosellinia cf corticium

Rosellinia subiculata

Rosellinia sp. (no subiculum)

Scutellinia scutellata (Eye-lash Peziza)

Sepedonium chrysospermum

Sphaeriaceae : gray-white w black perithecia

Sphaerotheca phytoptophila (Witches' Broom on Hackberry)

Trichoderma sp. on Ganoderma lucidum

Powdery mildew on euonymus

Erisiphe quercina (Powdery mildew on oak)

Microsphaera liriodendri (Powdery mildew on tulip-poplar)

Taphrina deformans on peach leaves and also on black cherry leaves

Xylaria liquidambar (Xylaria on Sweet Gum capsules

Xylaria polymorpha (Dead Man’s Fingers)

Pokeweed stems - many different fungi

Many tree and shrub leaves have leaf spot fungi on them, possibly restricted to particular species

 

JELLY FUNGI

Auricularia auricula (Tree-ear fungus)

Calocera cornea (2015)

Dacrymyces capitatus

Exidia glandulosa

Exidia nucleata

Exidia recisa

Guepiniopsis buccina

Tremella aurantia on Stereum hirsutum

 

CHANTERELLES, CORAL and TOOTH FUNGI          

Cantharellus lateritius [reported once]

Clavaria vermicularis

Clavulina cristata

Clavulina sp. (in moss)

Climacodon septentrionale

Hericium erinaceus (Lion’s Mane)

Sparassis spathulata (Cauliflower Mushroom)

 

PARCHMENT and CRUST FUNGI

Aethelia epiphylla ?

Aleurodiscus oakesii ?

Asterostroma sp.

Basidioradulum radula

Botryobasidium sp.

Bulbillomyces farinosus

Chondrostereum purpureum ?

Corticium roseum

Cylindrobasidium laeve

Dendrothele alliacea on elm (2016)

Dendrithele macrons (on ash)

Dendrothele nivalis on Juniper

Dendrothele sp. on American elm ?

Fibrodontia gossypina

Hydnochaete olivacea

Hymenochaete corrugata

Hymenochaete rubiginosum

Hyphodontia arguta ?

Hyphodontia cf quercina ?

Hyphodontia cf sambuci ?

Hyphodontia cf spathulata ?

Hypochnicium bombycinum ?

Laxitextum bicolor

Peniophora cf albobadia

Peniophora cf cinerea

Peniophora incarnata

Phanerochaete chrysorhiza

Phanerochaete crassa

Phlebia cf livida

Phlebia tremellosa

Plicaturopsis crispa (Crinkle-gill)

Punctularia strigosozonata (Tree bacon)

Sarcodontia setosa

Schizophyllum commune (Split-gill)

Steccherinum ochraceum

Stereum complicatum

Stereum gausapatum (2016)

Stereum hirsutum

Stereum ostrea (False Turkey-tail)

Stereum sericium

Stereum cf ochraceoflavum ?

Tomentella sp.

Trechispora mollusca

Xenasmatella vaga

Xylobolus frustulatus (Ceramic Tile fungus)

Xylodon rimosissimus ?

Vararia ochroleuca ?

Pinkish tan resupinate

Crust yellowish and a bit pink, green…5’ spread on willow log

Crust yellow green (small)…..with tiny white fringe at margin ?

Crust pinkish tan……..long sheet…?

Crust red brown Stereum-like…..Peniophora cf albobadia

Crust white like paint….Peniophora cf cinerea

Crust with tiny, separated white teeth (not Irpex)

pilot tooth fungus on wood, no stem, white

and many others not listed yet…..

 

POLYPORES

Abortiporus biennis

Antrodia albida

Antrodia heteromorpha

Antrodia malicola

Bjerkandera adusta

Bondarzewia berkeleyi (Berkeley’s Polypore)

Cerrena unicolor

Ceriporia excelsa

Ceriporia cf viridans

Ceriporia sp. (greenish tint)

Daedalea quercina

Daedaleopsis confragosa

Favolus alveolaris

Fistulina hepatica (Beefsteak Polypore)

Fomitopsis spraguei

Ganoderma applanatum (Artist’s Conk)

Ganoderma curtisii

Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) [G. sessile]

Grifola frondosa (Hen of the Woods)

Hapalopilus nidulans

Inonotus dryadeus

Inonotus hispidus

Irpex lacteus

Ischnoderma resinosum (2016)

Laetiporus cincinnatus (White Chicken Mushroom)

Laetiporus sulphureus (Chicken Mushroom)

Lenzites betulina

Meripilus sumstinei (Black-staining polypore)

Oligoporus caesius

Oxyporus populinus

Perenniporia fraxinophila (cracked-cap)

Perenniporia medulla-panis

Perenniporia ohiensis

Perenniporia robinophila (in the Ravine)

Perenniporia sp. (north woods)

Phellinus gilvus

Phellinus cf pomaceus

Phellinus robiniae (rimosus)

Polyporus arcularius

Polyporus brumalis

Polyporus elegans

Polyporus squamosus (Dryad’s Saddle)

Pycnoporus cinnabarinus

Schizopora paradoxa

Skeletocutis sp.

Spongipellis pachyodon

Trametes cervina

Trametes conchifer

Trametes elegans (gibbosa)

Trametes  hirsutum

Trametes pubescens

Trametes suaveolens

Trametes versicolor (Turkey-tail)

Trichaptum biforme

Tyromyces chioneus

Tyromyces fissilis

Resup. white

Resup brown

Resup. brown w white margin

bracket – with “teeth” or split tubes (new, Aug. 2015)

 

BOLETES

Boletinellus merulioides

Boletus campestris

Boletus chrysenteron

Boletus pseudosensibilis

Boletus pulverulentus

Boletus rufomaculatus

Boletus subvelutipes

Gyroporus castaneus

Phyloporus rhodoxanthus

Strobilomyces floccopus

Suillus granulatus (2016)

Tylopilus badiceps (ferrugineus)

Tylopilus plumbeoviolaceus

Tylopilus sordidus (new, June 28, 2015)

Xanthoconium purpureum (new, Aug. 2015)

 

GASTEROMYCETES

Calvatia craniformis

Calvatia cyathiformis

Calvatia gigantea (Giant Puffball)

Calvatia rubroflava

Calvatia sp. (small, ornamented surface; yellow-green gleba)

Crucibulum laeve

Cyatus cf olla

Cyathus striatus

Geastrum saccatum

Lycoperdon coloratum ?

Lycoperdon curtisii

Lycoperdon perlatum

Lycoperdon pusillum

Lycoperdon pyriforme

Lycoperdon sp.

Mutinus elegans

Phallus ravenelii

Phallus rubicundus

Pisolithus tinctorius

Pseudocolus fusiformis

Scleroderma cepa

Scleroderma citrinum

Scleroderma lycoperdoides

Scleroderma polyrhizon

 

GILLED MUSHROOMS

Agaricus abruptibulbus

Agaricus bitorquis

Agaricus campestris (Meadow Mushroom)

Agaricus macrosporus

Agaricus placomyces

Agaricus subrufescens

Agrocybe acericola

Agrocybe dura

Agrocybe cf firma

Agrocybe pediades

Amanita abrupta

Amanita crenulata

Amanita flavoconia

Amanita flavorubescens

Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric)

Amanita spreta

Amanita rubescens (The Blusher)

Amanita cf russuloides (tiny, under oak, 97th St.)

Amanita vaginata

Amanita virosa complex (Destroying Angel)

Amanita volvata

Armillaria mellea (Honey Mushroom)

Armillaria tabescens (Ringless Honey Mushroom)

Bolbitius vitellinus

Cheimonophyllum sp.

Chlorophyllum molybdites (Green-spored Lepiota)

Clitocybe nuda (Blewits)

Clitocybe odora

Clitocybe phaeophthalma

Clitoycbe sp. (small)

Conocybe filaris (2016)

Conocybe lactea

Conocybe cf tenera

Conocybe sp. (white)

Coprinus atramentarius

Coprinus auricomus

Coprinus comatus (Shaggy Mane)

Coprinus disseminatus

Coprinus domesticus

Coprinus cf lagopus

Coprinus micaceus

Coprinus plicatilis

Coprinus radians

Coprinus romagnesianus (2015)

Coprinus variegatus

Coprinus sp. (tiny) (2016)

Coprinus spp.

Crepidotus applanatus

Crepidotus mollis

Entoloma sp. (72nd & CPW)

Entoloma sp. (96-97 ovoid mulch area)

Flammulina velutipes

Galerina autumnalis

Galerina sp. (near G. hypnorum ?)

Gymnopilus spectabilis

Gymnopilus sp. (not spectabilis, perhaps luteofolius?)

Gymnopilus sp. near G. sapineus

Gymnopus acervatus (not this but not G. erythropus, either)

Gymnopus dichrous

Gymnopus dryophilus

Gymnopus erythropus

Gymnopus luxurians

Hebeloma cf hiemale

Hebeloma cf popuinum

Hebeloma sp. under linden

Hohenbuehelia geogenia

Hohenbuehelia mastrucatus

Hygrophorus s.l. virgineus ?

Hypsizygus tessulatus

Hypsizygus ulmarius

Hypholoma aurantiacum [= Leratiomyces ceres]

Hypholoma fasciculare

Hypholoma sublateritium

Inocybe abundans

Inocybe albodisca

Inocybe asterospora (2015)

Inocybe caesariata

Inocybe fastigiata

Inocybe lacera

Inocybe rimosoides

Inocybe spp.

Laccaria amethystina

Laccaria laccata

Laccaria ohiensis

Lactarius hygrophoroides (2015)

Lactarius cf camphoratus (2015)

Lactarius sp. (near griseus?)

Lentinellus ursinus

Lentinus (Neolentinus) lepideus (2016)

Lepiota  (Leucoagaricus) americana

Lepiotaa (Leucocoprinus) cepaestipes

Lepiota cristata

Lepiota  (Leucoagaricus) “naucina” (leucothites)

Lyophyllum decastes

Marasmius capillaris

Marasmius epiphyllus ?

Marasmius graminum

Marasmius nigrodiscus

Marasmius oreades (Fairy Ring Mushroom)

Marasmius rotula

Marasmius scorodonius

Marasmius sp. (smaller than dime)

Megacollybia rodmani (Platterful mushroom)

Melanoleuca albiflavida ?

Melanoleuca cf cognata

Melanoleuca graminicola (2016)

Melanoleuca sp. (white cap / 2016)

Mycena corticola

Mycena galericulata

Mycena inclinata

Mycena spp.

Omphalotus illudens

Oudemansiella “radicata” (Xerula furfuracea)

Panaeolina foenisecii

Panellus stipticus

Panus rudis (Lentinus strigosus)

Pholiota aurivella

Pholiota cf flammans (2016)

Pholiota sp. (2016)

Phyloporus nidulans

Pleurotus ostreatus (Oyster Mushroom)

Pluteus cervinus var alba

Pluteus cervinus

Pluteus ephebes complex (2016)

Pluteus longistriatus (2016)

Pluteus petasatus

Pluteus sp. (cellulodermi)

Psathyrella candolleana

Psathyrella cf. conissans

Psathyrella deliniata

Psathyrella conopilea

Psathyrella cf hydrophila

Psathyrella prona

Psathyrella velutina

Psathyrella sp. (2016)

Psathyrella spp.

Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata

Resupinatus alboniger ?

Resupinatus applicatus

Rickenella fibula

Russula aeruginea

Russula albonigra

Russula brevipes  (2016)

Russula brunneola ?

Russula crustosa complex (R. parvovirescens)

Russula cyanoxantha

Russula foetentula

Russula mariae

Russula modesta ?

Russula mutabilis

Russula ornaticeps

Russula parvovirescens

Russula pectinatoides

Russula pseudolepida (2015) ?

Russula pusilla (2015)

Russula cf pulchra

Russula variata

Russula spp.

Stropharia rugosoannulata

Tubaria furfuracea

Volvariella bombycina

Volvariella pusilla

unknown – on wood, yellow, small

unknown, on wood, white-spored

unknown, on wood, small, oyster-like

 

CYPHELLOID FUNGI

Flagelloscypha minutissima

Merismodes fasciculatus

 

RUST FUNGI

Gymnosporangium globosum (on hawthorn fruit)

Rust fungi are ubiquitous on plants in Central Park, just not listed here.

 

ZYGOMYCETES   

Syzygites megalocarpus

 

MYXOMYCETES

Arcyria denudata

Brefeldia maxima

Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa

Cribraria sp.

Dictydium cancellatum

Enteridium lycoperdon

Enteridium splendens

Fuligo septica

Hemitrichia clavata

Linbladia tubulina

Lycogala epidendrum

Metatrichia vesparium

Physarum globiferum

Physarum polycephalum

Stemonitis splendens

Stemonitis sp.

 

 

LICHENS…..from CP Bio-Blitz 2013

Acarospora fuscata

Caloplaca ferracissima

Candolaria concolor

Cladonia sp.

Flavoparmelia baltimorensis

Flavoparmelia caperata

Flavoparmelia soredica

Lecanora strobilina

Lepraria finkii.

Leprairia sp.

Myelochroa aurulenta

Parmelia sulcata

Parmotrema hypotropum

Phaeophyscia adiastola

Phaeophyscia rubropulchra

Physcia millegrana

Physcia stellaris

Physcia thompsoniana

Physciella chlorantha

Punctelia caesana

Punctelia rudecta

Sarcogyne clavus

Trapella placodioides

Xanthoparmelia pittii

 

NEAR BUT NOT IN CENTRAL PARK

Leucocoprinus birnbaumii

See the NEMF.org website (or Google “Central Park mushrooms”) to see an article on the mushrooms of Central Park, by season, by habitat, and by kind. It’s part of a year-round exploration of the kinds of mushrooms one can find in an urban park.

 

NYMS mushroom walk