Wisconsin Mycological Society

Welcome to our home on the web, we are in the process of updating and expanding our website.

 

Website Updates

Upcoming Events – 23 May Foray maps

2015 Inoculation Event page added

Upcoming Events – Mushroom dinner.

Spring 2015 Newsletter added

Mushroom of the Month updated

Upcoming Events – September / October Foray date changes.

New info Navigation heading – added Book Page

Upcoming Events – May Lecture, May Foray date

 

Fungi Facts!

Giant Puffball

A giant puffball contains around 7 trillion spores – it can be up to 150 cm in diameter, though is more likely to 10 to 70 cm.

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A giant puffball contains around 7 trillion spores – it can be up to 150 cm in diameter, though is more likely to 10 to 70 cm.

Spore Print

Make a spore print – take an open, flat mushroom cap and leave it, gills down, on a piece of white paper overnight, protected with a cup or glass. Lift the cap up carefully – there should be a pattern of spores on the paper.
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Make a spore print – take an open, flat mushroom cap and leave it, gills down, on a piece of white paper overnight, protected with a cup or glass. Lift the cap up carefully – there should be a pattern … Continue reading