Mushrooms: Dumoine River area, September 2020

The Dumoine River area is covered by dense forest with an ample variety of tree and shrub species.  Forest communities with mild and wet climate conditions provide good habitats for fungi to flourishing. For the most part of the year, fungi are hidden underground and inside of decay wood. Fruits’ bodies having miraculous shapes, forms, sizes, and colors usually appear in the cool and wet season at the end of hot summer in temperate forests. Last year was exceptionally rich with the mushroom harvest. During a survey conducted in several visits to the Dumoine area, we found there more than 150 fungi species. Several species from these collections found in September are presented below.