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Umbrella Magnolia Magnolia tripetala

Observer

ephraimz

Date

July 26, 2015 12:45 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This is the 'natural' occurrence at Sewickley Boro Park - Allegheny County, PA. Not clear of the history here, but there are a couple others that are planted nearby. This one is not planted.... Nearest natural occurrence at Ohiopyle SP.

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Japanese stiltgrass Microstegium vimineum

Observer

ephraimz

Date

July 26, 2015 12:34 PM EDT

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Tree of Heaven Ailanthus altissima

Observer

ctracey

Date

July 4, 2015 12:34 PM EDT

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Virginia Bluebells Mertensia virginica

Observer

botany08

Date

April 26, 2013

Description

Habitat: Floodplain near Raccoon Creek.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

These tiny mushrooms resemble miniature Oyster mushrooms, but the biggest one is only about 1cm across. The gills were so small and crowded, I couldn't see them 'til I got home and magnified the photo.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 5, 2015

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 5, 2015

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 5, 2015

Description

Growing on horse dung.

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Orange mycena Mycena leaiana

Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 5, 2015

Description

These are aging specimens. They lose color as they get older.

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Crown-tipped Coral Artomyces pyxidatus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

Close-up of tips and branches of Crown Coral.

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Lindens Genus Tilia

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

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split-gill mushroom Schizophyllum commune

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

Slime mold that starts bright, bubblegum pink and gradually turns to silvery gray.

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sensitive fern Onoclea sensibilis

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

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Hobomok Skipper Poanes hobomok

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

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Little Wood Satyr Megisto cymela

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

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Silver-spotted Skipper Epargyreus clarus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

Feeding on Dame's Rocket.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

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fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

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Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

Pluteus cervinus grows on dead stumps and logs. The cap is dark brown to medium brown to gray. The cap is often shiny when dry. The gills start out white, then become dull pink as the spores color them. It has a white stem.

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Orange mycena Mycena leaiana

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

Orange mycena's cap, gills, and stem are all orange. I usually find it on dead beech logs, though it can grow on other hardwood logs.

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

Mottled black and brown caterpillar with alternating brown and black spines. About 2 cm long. This one was feeding on the fungus Pluteus cervinus, the Fawn Mushroom.

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Eyelash Cup Scutellinia scutellata

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

These were 2-3 mm across. They grow on dead and rotting wood.

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Platterful Mushroom Megacollybia platyphylla

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

Large, brown to grayish brown cap with broad white gills and white stem. White spore print. Grows next to dead logs.

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Pale Beauty Campaea perlata

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 23, 2015

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Dead Man's Fingers Xylaria polymorpha

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 23, 2015

Description

This is the conidial (asexual) phase of Dead Man's Fingers.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 23, 2015

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Common Collybia Gymnopus dryophilus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 23, 2015

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White-striped Black Moth Trichodezia albovittata

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 20, 2015

Description

About 1 cm across.

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Allegheny mound ant Formica exsectoides

Observer

ctracey

Date

May 21, 2015 09:15 AM EDT