May/June, 2008 Volume 36 Issue 3 Ohio Mushroom Society The Mushroom Log Saturday July 19 9:00 am. Holiday Inn Express Registration, coffee and 773 Hebron Road (Rt. 79) Summer Foray- doughnuts at the Dawes Heath OH 43056 Education Center. (740) 522-0770 Dawes Arboretum 9:30, Introductions and tips on collecting mushrooms. Quality Inn 733 Hebron Road 10:00 Forays depart. Heath, OH 43056 By Dick Doyle, Shirley 12.:00 Noon Forays return. (740) 522-1165 Hyatt, and Walt 12:30-1:30pm Lunch (potluck, Sturgeon covered dish, bring something Red Roof Inn, #587 to share. 10668 Lancaster Road, SW 1:30-2:15pm Walt Sturgeon P. O. Box 310 9 am. Sat. July 19 till Noon slide show on Wood Munching Hebron, OH 43025 Sun. July 20. Agarics. Voice-(740) 467-ROOF 2:30pm Afternoon Forays Fax-(740) 467-3515 The summer foray this year will Depart. be held at Dawes Arboretum on 4:30pm Forays Return Super 8 Motel July 19-20. Dawes has a 5:30pm Review Collections, 1177 Hebron Road wonderful collection of gardens, Table Walk. State Route 79 trees, and landscapes. You 6:30pm Dinner at a local Heath, OH 43056 might want to save time to see restaurant, tba. (740) 788-9144 the Japanese Garden, the (800) 800-8000 Cypress Swamp or roam about Sunday the grounds to learn to identify 9:00 am. Coffee and Super 8 Motel trees and birds, especially if the doughnuts, view collections, I-70 at Route 79 weather turns arid. casual mushroom chat, enjoy Buckeye Lake, OH 43008 the trees and gardens at (740) 929-1015 Dawes Arboretum is located 35 Dawes. (800) 800-8000 miles east of Columbus, OH on 1-1:45 pm, Public Slide Show Ohio St. Rte. 13, 3 miles north by Walt Sturgeon followed by If you mention the OMS Foray of I-70 (Exit 132) or 5 miles 45 minute hike or table walk. at Dawes, you might get a south of Newark. discount. Accommodations: The Schedule For Camping, there is a KOA at Heath and Hebron area Buckeye Lake (740) 928-0706, Fri. evening July 18, 7:00 pm till Hotels 4460 Walnut Rd. SE. ?? (early arrivals) Socializing Amerihost Inn and refreshments at the Exit 129B off I-70 on Rt. 79 Jacktown Pub, at the 122 Arrowhead Blvd. intersection of Ohio St. Rte. 13 Hebron, OH 43025 Morel Mini- and U.S. 40,Jacksontown OH, (740) 928-1800. just south of the Arboretum. (800) 434-5800 Forays for 2008 2 The Mushroom Log May 3 Beaver Creek Total counts were Glenn Roth with 117, Finley Lahmers with We did pretty well at Salt Fork, 63, Rich and Carol Hill with 32, despite a small turn-out and a By Sharon Greenberg Walt Sturgeon with approx. 20, very wet, rainy morning. In Jerry Pepera with several attendance were me, Nancy, Seven hopeful morel hunters esculenta and a good fistful of Bud Housley, Eric Burns, Steve braved the mist and drizzle on half-frees, and Sharon Scott and Ferdinand Fernando. th Saturday May 4 with high Greenberg with 40 for the day. We hunted two areas, one was hopes of finding morels after We do not have an exact count, a horse trail covered with small hearing good reports from the but at least 275 morels were tulips morels and half-frees south of the state. Walt collected by the group during around tulip poplar, cherry and Sturgeon and I had scouted out the day. All in all, it was one of elm. The other was the usual a nearby area the day before, the better hunts at Beaver spot OMS does, the cave trail in and found a dozen or so morels Creek within the past several the back, where we found some each. It appeared to be early in years, and no one got esculenta and some more tulips the season, but at least we "skunked" (either literally or around elm, poplar and cherry. knew that they had already figuratively). Totals for the day were: 15 poked their little heads out of esculenta, 12 half-frees, the ground in our area.... so the Species list includes: somewhere over 400 small tulip hunt was on! The group was morels (lost count after a while) comprised of experienced Morchella semilibera or Half and about a dozen or so that mushroomers and "newbies" Free Morel could have been either small Rich and Carol Hill who are new Morchella esculenta or esculenta or very large to the morel scene (but not Common Morel deliciosa. I am beginning to mushrooms). The hunt began Gyromitra korfii or Bull Nose think there is no hard and fast in the Sprucevale area of False Morel line between the two but more Beaver Creek Park. We started Polyporus mori like a gradation of forms from out on a good note with a very Polyporus squamosus or the classic esculenta down to nice-sized morel being spotted Dryad's Saddle the teeny tulip morel. less than 200 feet into the walk. Agrocybe praecox or Spring From there, the group scattered Agrocybe and everyone found their own Coprinus micaceus, Mica Caps May 10 at Mt. niche to hunt. Some Flammulina velutipes or Velvet discovered the proverbial Foot Gilead St. Park "mother lode" (aka Glenn Roth) Pluteus atricapillus aka P. under one tree, while others cervinus or Deer Mushroom By Dave Miller & Hugh had more limited success in Urban finding only several under numerous trees. We gathered after the morning session, took 15 of us gathered at Mt. pictures of our finds, and met Gilead St. Pk. on a bright cool for lunch at a nearby Chinese morning. We hunted for over 2 hours with rather buffet. There we discussed the hunt and had a chance to dry disappointing results. See pix out our boots before heading below. Though I’d found back into the woods again at a none, Chris Ott, who is about different location, this time on to move to IN, took pity on me and donated his finds (the the famous "mushroom ridge" in smaller morels in the pix). another area of the park with a Glen Roth with his impressive higher elevation. The results in Greg Hostetler found the big 117 morel haul. the afternoon hunt were not ones near the trail. nearly as good, but there were definitely mushrooms to be May 3, Salt Fork found in that area also. By Hugh Urban 3 The Mushroom Log State Park: me(Hugh), Chris elms on my wooded property. Ott, Greg Hostetler, Eric Once their trunks attain a girth Burns, Finley Lahmers, and of ca. 6 inches, the beetles find Joe Day. At Mohican, we them and the resultant disease found 38 morchella esculenta once again proves fatal. with a few tulips mixed in plus two semilibera. The Efforts to breed resistant strains esculentas were all around of both American Elm and ash and dead elm; one was American Chestnut have been too tiny to pick and we left it underway for some time now for another day. Eric Burns and sometime soon, we may Marita King and Greg was the one who made the see a resurgence of these two Hostetler won smallest and two big finds -- one was a noble trees. I published an largest specimen prizes. dead elm in a swamp article on efforts to save the surrounded by skunk cabbage chestnut tree back in the that all of us passed by, but March/April, 2007 issue of the Eric waded in through the Log. It reported that a series of thorns and swamp and found crosses between the American about 15 nice yellows. He has (susceptible) and Chinese a good nose for the morels for (immune) chestnuts had sure. produced a hybrid which is indistinguishable from the American chestnut, but immune to the disease. Similar success Invasive Species at breeding resistant elms remains a seemingly distant Most of the Mt. Gilead crew. By Dave Miller goal. Seated: Bud Housley, me, Nancy Jesser; Standing: Dick While I was working on this Grimm, Finley Lahmers, Ed. Note: This is the third and article, Jerry Pepera forwarded Minor Dickason, Ron Gudrim last part of an article begun in the Jan/Feb Log. Previously, I gave a message from Bob Bartolotta (?), Eric Burns, Rich Hill, Greg a brief overview of three fungal- about a scientist, Cindy Hale of Hostetler caused tree diseases, Chestnut the Great Lakes Worm Watch, Blight, Dutch Elm Disease and who spoke at the Cleveland Sudden Oak Death, then two Natural History Museum giving insect threats to OH trees, the evidence that earthworms are emerald ash borer and the wooly an invasive species which are adelgid. wreaking havoc in certain hardwood forest habitats. As much as I hated to see the Earthworms, now! Good grief! elms virtually disappear, at least All these years as a gardener in the form of large, 2-3 foot who’d believed the lore about diameter giants, with their great how they mix and aerate the shade-giving, fan-shaped soil, help break down organic The total haul (above) canopy, their loss has not been matter, which vastly improves included the species listed without its up-side. You can the soil. When all else of the under Beaver Creek above usually find morels near the natural world is on hold during except there were no false base of recently killed large the depths of winter, I found morels, no Agrocybes, nor trees for a year or two after their solace in breaking through the half free morels; but we did demise. But in the larger upper layers of leaf piles, where find a Peziza sp., several scheme of things, is a couple of I’d find earthworms had Auricularia (Cloud Ears), and years of easy morel pickings migrated upwards from the an old Fomes rimosus. worth the loss of the American (usually) waterlogged soil and elm? Or is the elm really lost? were happily munching on and After lunch, six of us There are numerous young converting the leaves to continued on to Mohican 4 The Mushroom Log compost. I’d even considered worms came in soil with was related to its effects on vermiculture, the growing of imported plants; in ship ballast; mycorhizzal fungi. them in containers to convert they quickly became a part of kitchen scraps into rich the soil life in and around If you’re interested in learning compost. Is this a hysterical human habitations, so much so more I highly recommend plot to implicate these good that we now believe they must consulting the website above. guys, the worms, in yet another have always been here. It offers a fascinating glimpse onslaught by dastardly into how the invasive invasives? Or am I suffering And the worms’ industrious earthworms change the forest from environmental-threat abilities to convert organic floor and the cascade of fatigue? I had to look into this matter into beneficial, nutrient- secondary effects this has on further, so I visited their website rich, beneficial-to-crops worm forest ecology. It is a lesson we www.nrri.umn.edu/worms. castings, all to the good in are learning repeatedly as we agricultural environments, study the intricate inter- It was a real education. becomes a bete noir in sugar connections which an eco- maple forests. Many of the system entails. And when For starters, there are NO understory plants as well as fishing with worms as bait, don’t native earthworms documented tree seedlings roots do best in dump them out so you’re not in most of the Great Lakes the thick accumulation of litter responsible for spreading them. region. Whatever native which hardwood forests Take them home and put on species might have been here especially generate. This ―duff‖, your compost pile! were wiped out by the glacial as it is sometimes called, ice sheets which covered the provides a porous medium for upper Midwest between 11,000 their roots to thrive in. Its thick Fungal Snares and 14,000 years ago. spongy ―air pockets‖ act as an and Other Sticky Recolonization of soils by native insulating blanket protecting earthworms occurs only very roots from temperature Ends slowly, the worms moving less extremes and providing a than ½ mile in 100 years. Thus reservoir of moisture. By Else C. Vellinga our forests in the Great Lakes region developed to their The worms eat this duff and mature climax state as their castings (worm poop), For over twenty years we have essentially earthworm-free, and while very nutrient rich, deprive watched a fallen oak be the native flora and fauna the roots of the duff’s protective devoured by oyster evolved to thrive in such a qualities. They have a harder mushrooms. At first the decay verminless Eden. (vermin time penetrating the denser went slowly, but during the last comes from the Latin vermis, mineral soil layers and many of few years it has accelerated. meaning worm, though vermin the finer rootlets perish. Thus This winter, for the first time, we has developed a broader compromised, many of the could not really find the wood, meaning to include understory plants and tree and the oyster mushrooms had ―troublesome or disgusting seedlings can no longer disappeared. insects or other minute animals‖ compete. to quote the American College Wood is a very inhospitable Dictionary.) Among the plants who out- substrate. Its components are So where did all the supposedly compete them is garlic mustard, hard to break down and, though beneficial earthworms come Allairia, a recently (late 1800’s) rich in carbon (C), nitrogen (N) from? introduced weed, which will (an essential component for quickly form dense stands in amino acids and proteins) is in the more open woods which very low supply. Wood The same place as most of our result with the loss of decayers have come. up with weeds (e.g., dandelions, understory species. In the ingenious ways to cope with plantain, ragweed, to name just May/June, 2006 Log, I reprinted this shortage, including one a few) which plague our an article from the N.Y. Times, chemical pathway that has agriculture did: their seeds about garlic mustard’s bioluminescence as a by- were purposefully imported detrimental effects on sugar product (e.g. in the jack- here by our less environ- maple seedlings and how this o'lantern ). mentally aware ancestors. The 5 The Mushroom Log Oyster mushrooms and their the deer fungus, Pluteus. To put this in perspective, small relatives in the genus However, fungi in the phylum mushrooms, very closely Hohenbuehelia (gilled Ascomycetes have come up resembling modern Marasmius mushrooms chock-full of thick- with the same idea to species, have been found in 90- walled encrusted cystidia, with supplement their spartan 94 millionyear-old amber from a gelatinous layer in the cap) carbon diet. One order in New Jersey. Arbuscular have come up with a particular, the Orbiliales, is rich mycorrhizal fungi have been remarkable alternative-they in species that have come up found in much older deposits, devour nematodes. The with fascinating trapping dating from the Ordovician mycelium of these species devices. The genus Orbilia is an period (460 million years ago). forms drops (in the case of example; its species form very Pleurotus) or adhesive knobs small, glassy, brightly colored There is a huge interest in using (Hohenbuehelia), which contain little cups on wood, which are the nematode-trapping fungi as toxins that paralyze the easily overlooked. possible bio-control agents for nematodes (which are very those nematodes that cause small worms). The reaction of a The classical and thorough animal and plant diseases, and nematode to these toxins is work-with beautiful illustrations- also in the fungal species that immediate-it stops wriggling on these nematode-trapping might be a threat to those and forms a simple target for fungi was done by Drechsler in nematodes which are, the hyphae of the fungus. The the 1930s. There are at least themselves, used to control hyphae hone in on the mouth of five different models of these plant-pathogenic insects. the nematode and enter the traps, including adhesive knobs, Oyster mushrooms can be animal, which is at this point still two-dimensional or 3-D found on almost every walk in alive. The hyphae proceed networks of adhesive cells, the woods, and the soils of the inside and devour the adhesive columns, and a lasso- grasslands and forests harbor nematode from the inside out. like structure made up of three many species of other Just like humans eat meat for cells that inflate (like an air bag) nematode trappers. Does this their protein supply, so does the when the nematode pokes in. make you think of Gulliver? You oyster mushroom "eat" the Rings that do not inflate are might not want to stand in one nematode. also found, but only in spot for too long! combination with the adhesive Hohenbuehelia species that do knobs (which makes sense). - Reprinted from Mycena News, this have been known for a long Educational movies on the vol. 59:02, February 2008, The time, but mostly not in the form workings of those traps can be Mycological Society of San of fruiting bodies; rather, they found online at Francisco February 2008, via exist as sterile mycelia in the www.microbelibrary.org. How Mushroomers of the Oregon soil under the genus name these structures have evolved, Mycological Society (OMS). Nematoctonus. Another source and which ones are more of nitrogen for the oyster derived, is not yet quite clear- mushrooms is bacteria, and this the two papers dealing with this might be the case for more issue reach opposite species than we realize. There is a report that Laccaria species conclusions. One paper has the 3-D networks primitive and the Distant can obtain nitrogen from adhesive knobs derived, while Harvests springtails-another way of the other reverses the order. getting this essential part of the fungal diet. It is, however, not Recently, hyphae with non- (Roots, Shoots, and known how the Laccaria are constricting rings were found in Leaves) able to kill the springtails. a piece of amber dating from The nematode-killing abilities of the Late Albian period during the oyster mushrooms, plus the Cretaceous period (around By Susan Goldhor Hohenbuehelia, are not found in 100 million years ago). other gilled mushrooms. Nematodes were present in the Reprinted with the author’s Instead, they form a separate same amber, which indicates permission from the 2007 Issue group that, in an evolutionary that this type of interaction is No. 3 of the Boston Mycological context, is close to the family of not a modern invention at all. Club. Cont’d from the Mar/Apr. Log. 6 The Mushroom Log Like almost all good access on its own – as much as the legumes, this topic has science, these findings a thousand times more. been the focus of a lot of raise more questions. I’m not sure how the hyphae research. There are a number What makes roots grow? find the roots, but I have the of key differences between How do the hyphae find feeling that it’s the same way rhizobial associations and and access the roots? people meet in crowded clubs mycorrhizal associations, one of How much C does the or mixers, with the added which is that rhizobial bacteria plant allocate to below- advantage that many are far more limited than ground roots and fungi? mycorrhizal fungi are mycorrhizae in their host If both roots and hyphae unselective – indeed, we might ranges. This demands clear cycle their C (or CO2) say promiscuous. (Of course, chemical signaling by both back so quickly, does this so are many people.) parties, since they not only go into the atmosphere or Remember that a typical need to hook up, but each does it stay in the soil? teaspoon of healthy soil needs to identify itself to the contains literally miles of other as an appropriate partner. One answer to the question of hyphae. Hyphae and roots Additionally, rhizobial what makes roots grow is that (and everything else down nodulation appears to be more they are incredibly sensitive to there) are in intimate contact, anatomically complex than the presence of water, and plus they’re growing and fungal attachment, and requires send out hairs towards even probing all the time. Also, since the root hair to swell and curl small amounts. (I know. This the hyphae are probably around the bacteria; something doesn’t really answer the already inserted into the cells or that doesn’t happen with fungi. question of the mechanics of intercellular spaces of older French researchers have how they grow. Sorry.) As roots, it’s not a huge stretch to shown that a number of Luoma puts it, ―Fine hairs locate the new ones. The really arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi do extending from the root appear interesting question is how they produce small diffusible almost spontaneously at the physically glom (that’s a subtle molecules that activate at least slightest whiff of moisture; if the but clever pun, since many one of the genes that are soil becomes completely dry, mycorrhizal fungi are Glomales) activated by what are called they virtually melt away. The on to the root. We may not Nod (for nodulation) factors, root, meanwhile, extends itself know how they do it, but we do produced by rhizobial bacteria. onward through the soil in know, via the fossil record, how Researchers know of a number search of more moisture. The long they’ve been doing it for: of genes required for cap at the tip of the root is scaly ever since the first land plant nodulation, and they may find and hard, like a helmet – or a appeared, about 400 million that more are shared by thimble. It is the most years ago. Scientists have mycorrhizal association. It industrious piece of the tree, been learning more about the seems to me that we would probing nooks and nicks and genetic basis of the association expect a simpler system for the crannies, worming between recently, but not because short-lived mycorrhizae, as tightly packed stones… they’re interested in fungi. It opposed to the nitrogen-fixing pursuing whispers of moisture turns out that about 70 million nodules which are all the while, snaking around years ago, the legumes arose comparatively large, obstructions, and even, when and the rhizobial bacteria that permanent entities, although necessary, lifting great weights. attach (sorry – I just can’t say this might not be true for the ― Despite this strength, ―infect‖ for this association, arbuscular structures. But I’ve sensitivity and energy, however, even though this is the term been wrong before. (Note that we know that plants still need many of the scientific papers much of this paragraph comes and get water from mycorrhiza, use) to their roots and fix from an article entitled, ―The and the reason seems to be – nitrogen, cleverly and Roots of Plant-Microbe at least partly – that mycorrhizal economically took advantage of Collaborations‖ by Jean Marx in hyphae can get into micropores some of the machinery that was Science, 9 April, 2004.) that root hairs simply can’t fit already there for the fungal into, and that the hyphal net can association. And, because The question of how much connect trees with far more soil humans could see the carbon plants allocate to their area than the tree’s roots can economic and agricultural below-ground parts and advantages of the rhizobia in partners requires a vague 7 The Mushroom Log answer since different plants be great at carbon saved for the future; get ready and, presumably, even the sequestration. But what for more surprises! May you same plant under different amazes me about these have a fall fruit-full of beautiful, circumstances, vary quite a lot. publications is how infrequently delicious and amazing fungi. Researchers have found (more they mention glomalin, and how And, as you walk through the or less) between 40-70% going much of the research on carbon woods, consider the world below ground. As to how much exchange and storage looks beneath your feet, with its ever- of this actually goes to the only at hyphae. Glomalin is the changing partners in the dance fungal partners, this too is quite bizarre and perhaps unique of root hairs and hyphae, eaten variable, but two studies (one in material that forms a rigid tube by bacteria and arthropods and a Scandinavian pine forest and around the soft hyphae of annelids but always pushing out one in a Washington fir forest) arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. new shoots; everything living have come up with estimates And – because its weird and dying, attacking and (not actual measurements) of (protein+carbohydrate+iron) defending, consuming and about 15%. Luoma says that structure is almost impossible being consumed. Remember scientists have estimated about for any creature to break down that if all of this flux works as it 40% of total photosynthate – it has a lifetime of up to forty should, the forest will survive seeps out of the roots to feed years in soil; more than any and we will celebrate its both mycorrhizal fungi and other natural material we know. permanence. Don’t be a everything else that’s hanging Furthermore, at least in some surface chauvinist! Protect the around. I can’t check this experiments, increasing below-ground and the above- figure, but it’s very likely that at atmospheric CO2 caused ground will take care of itself. least the Washington fir figure is increased glomalin formation. too low. And, both of the 15% The discoverer of glomalin, Time to Renew: estimates are of evergreen Sara Wright, and her colleague, forests, and may not tell us Kristine Nichols, showed that OMS Dues for 2008 much about mixed deciduous glomalin may account for more are Due communities. than a quarter of all soil carbon. One of the issues driving If fungi are going to save the It’s that time of year current research on the fate of planet, the place to look for their again. Spring is here carbon in the forest is concern carbon sequestration is Well and we are hunting about global warming. Since glomalin – not hyphae. mushrooms. Don’t humans would prefer not to Glomalin (named for Glomales) forget to renew your 2008 dues change their lifestyles, they are was discovered in 1996. if you haven’t done so already. hoping that forests will do their Luoma’s book was published in Don’t miss a single issue of the dirty work for them. (These are 1999, so it’s reasonable that he Mushroom Log or miss out on the same forests that humans doesn’t mention it. (While news upcoming foray opportunities. have hacked down in order to about Paris Hilton may travel at At a measly $10 per year, it’s get the lumber demanded by the speed of light, news of still one of the best values those same lifestyles.) Climate fungal discoveries does not.) around! The cutoff date for change and carbon On the other hand, ―Mycorrhizal dues payment is May 31, 2008. sequestration come up over Ecology‖, a collection of You will be removed from the and over again in books and scientific studies on fungi, OMS Mushroom Log mailing list articles I’ve read about fungi in including their role in carbon after the Maya/June issue, if we the forest, and they often cycling and climate change, haven’t received dues from you mention that a high percent of was published in 2002, and (if before the subsequent issue is the carbon passed to the the index can be trusted) to be mailed. Use the handy mycorrhizal fungi is respired out contains one short reference to renewal form provided in this again. (Of course – why do the glomalin in its 456 pages. Log. And please, alert us of fungi need sugar in the first Shame! any name, address, zip code, place if not to break it down for email, and telephone number or energy?) Obviously, if the I have to stop, although the area code changes. hyphae are actively rhizosphere in general, and the metabolizing and breaking root-hyphal connection in To sum up: down as fast as their partner particular, have much more to OMS costs $10 per year root hairs, they are not going to teach us. The canopy is being 8 The Mushroom Log NAMA costs $32 per year We welcome your ongoing 352 W. College St. —for OMS members participation! Oberlin, OH 44074 Separate checks, please David.H.Miller@oberlin.edu Send OMS checks to Jerry Articles for the next newsletter Pepera, P. O. Box 1075, Deadline –July 26 Chardon, OH 44024. David Miller Calendar of Events Beaver Creek State Park, near OMS Events Calcutta OH. Details tba. Email Jerry at th Sat. Nov.15 . Annual Dick Grimm firstname.lastname@example.org to receive notification of Banquet. Buckeye Lake Yacht impromptu events. Check your Club. Details tba. most recent issue of the Mushroom Log for event updates and for more detailed Ohio & Regional information. Please plan to join us. All mini-and morel forays are subject to cancellation. Call first to confirm. Please bring a July 31-Aug. 3 (Thurs.-Sun.) whistle and compass and RSVP NEMF, Northeastern Mycological the host so they have Foray, Connecticut College, New cancellation flexibility. London CT. A See their website as above. Prairie walk at approx. www.nemf.org for details. 2:30 pm. Lots of food choices at I- th 71 SR 95 exit. Prairie only a mile Aug. 10 (S ) Scenic Vista Park, Other impromptu mini forays, as Wayne Bridge Rd., just west of from there. follows: Lisbon, 2:00-4:00. Outdoor mushroom hike and mushroom Aug. or Sept. Mini-foray. display. Conducted by Walt An open invitation to anyone Chance Creek, Lorain Co. Sturgeon. Free. who wants to mushroom hunt in Metroparks, depending on th Fredericktown. Call Dick weather! Sept. 13 (S ) Beaver Creek State Grimm (740) 694-0782, and if Park, at the Nature Center, 5 hour Dave Miller (440) 774-8143. mushroom workshop, conducted by he’s available and there are Walt Sturgeon. Registration and mushrooms in the woods, he Oct. 5 (Sun.) Mini-Foray— Fee, contact the Nature Center or will go. Grove’s Woods, Trumbull Co., Park Office.(330) 385-3091. th Pete & Pauline Munk. (440) Sat. July 12 , 9 AM. Mt Gilead 236-9222. Sept. 20 (Sat.)—Western PA th State Park, Main Pavilion. A Mushroom Club’s 7 Annual Gary joint mini-foray with the NE Lincoff Mid-Atlantic Mushroom Email Jerry as instructed Foray, North Park PA. See their Ohio Native Plant Society. Dick above. website at Grimm, (740) 694-0782 and www.wpamushroomclub.org. Tom Sampliner (216) 371-4454. July 19-20(Sat-Sun.)— From north or south, exit I-71at SR Summer Foray at Dawes 95 exit, go west on 95 approx. 8 mi. Arboretum. See details on National & More From west, pick SR 95 at Marion, page 1. 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