When: December 4-6, 1998
Springs State Park, Florida
Wakulla Springs is located 15 miles south
of downtown Tallahassee on Florida Highway 267. From
Tallahassee, you can pick up State Road 61 at the old
State Capitol building and drive south, then east on 267
to the park entrance. The park is about 5 miles east of
Crawfordville, the Wakulla County seat. From the east or
west, U.S. 98 is a good artery; Wakulla Springs is
approximately midway between Apalachicola and Perry.
Wakulla Springs State Park
Apalachicola Wildlife Management Area camp sites
west of Crawfordville
About Gulf States Mycological Society:
Please visit www.gsmyco.org.
into the Apalachicola National Forest, especially the
Leon Sinks area.
mycologist: Dr. James Kimbraugh, Mycologist
from the University of Florida at Gainesville, who is an
authority on William Murrell's collecting in Florida, and
has compiled Keys to the Fleshy Basidiomycetes of
Florida, by William A. Murrell.
walkaround: Identification of specimens collected during the
Springs State Park
source: Wakulla Springs brochure, unless otherwise
lands along the riverbank. [Photo: Anne Petty]
Glass-bottom boat on Wakulla River
Gator on the river
View out on the
Spanish tile doorway frames a view of the Lodge
The Lodge's dining room
activities and images
Participants waiting for the presentation to
Speaker Dr. James Kimbraugh giving his slide talk to the
First table walkaround, specimens brought by mycologist Dr.Ron
Second table walkaround, from the day's forays.
More foray collections.
In spite of dry conditions during the week, mushrooms were plentiful.
Gulf States members Bill Cibula, David Lewis, and
Steve Harsch (president).
Ron Peterson and Jay Justice discuss specimens during the
Allen Northup proves you're never too old to
Sandy Sheine from the Connecticut Mycological
Association displays her "COMA" t-shirt.
Door prize winner Brooks
Young, with a
box of Hickory Farms goodies.
Second door prize winner Aaron
with gift box from Barnies Tea and Coffee Shop.