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Mushrooms found on the November, 2018 Mushroom Walk

Watson Preserve mushroom walk, November 10, 2018 Watson Preserve mushroom walk, November 10, 2018 Agaricus pocillator Murr. Amanita "amerifulva" Tulloss nom. Prov. Amanita amerirubescens Tulloss, nom. prov. Amanita flavoconia Atkinson Amanita lavendula (Coker) Tulloss, K.W. Hughes, Rodrig. Cayc. & Kudzma Amanita persicina (Dav. T. Jenkins) Tulloss & Geml Amanita vaginata complex 2 speciesArtomyces pyxidatus (Pers.) Jülich Baeospora mysura (Fr.) Singer Calostoma cinnabarina Desv.…See More
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Feb 22, 2018
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Mushroom Species List for June 25, 2016

Gulf States Mycological Society mushroom walkWatson Rare Plant PreserveJune 25, 2016 Abortiporus biennis (Bull.:Fr.) SingerAmanita bisporigera AtkinsonBoletellus ananus (Curt.) Murr.Callistosporium luteo-olivaceum (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) SingerCantharellus speciesCantharellus tabernensis Feibelman & CibulaCantharellus tenuithrix Buyck & V. HofstetterColtricia cinnamomea (Jacq.: Pers.) MurrillCortinarius speciesEntoloma farlowii (Singer) HeslerGanoderma curtisii (Berk.)…See More
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We're Losing our Redbay Trees

I have some very bad news.   It  concerns two of our most common but easily-overlooked shrubs/small trees:  the redbay (Persea borbonia) and sassafras (Sassafras albidum).  They don’t directly affect people’s lives, except that sassafras is the source of the flavoring for root beer and gumbo file, and redbay is occasionally used in cooking.  They do play a role in the ecosystems of east Texas, and we may be about to receive an unpleasant lesson in the interconnectedness of things. Just 14 years…See More
Aug 21, 2016
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Aug 14, 2016
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No Campaign Posters on the Preserve, Please

Without the knowledge or consent of the Board of Directors of Watson Preserve, someone put some campaign posters for one of the presidential candidates on trees on Watson Preserve.We are a 501c3 tax-exempt corporation, and therefore do not support specific candidates for office. Any political material that we find on the preserve will be removed. So please, save yourself some time and energy, and post such materials somewhere else. Please don't take it personally, but as a tax-exempt…See More
Apr 18, 2016
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Species List for Mushroom Walk June 27, 2015

Watson Rare Native Plant PreserveMushroom WalkJune 27, 2015 Species List Agaricus silvaticus SchaeffAmanita bisporigera AtkinsonAmanita flavoconia AtkinsonAmanita peckiana complexAmanita vaginata complexBoletus oliveisporus (Murr) MurrCantarellus tabernensis Feibelman & CibulaColtricia cinnamomea (Jacq.:Pers.) MurrillGanoderma curtisii (Berk.) MurrillHygrocybe cantharellus (Schwein.) MurrillHygrocybe miniata (Fr.) P. KummerMicroporellus dealbatus (B & C) Murr.Phylloporus boletinoides A.…See More
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Mushrooms found on the November, 2018 Mushroom Walk

Posted on January 8, 2019 at 2:54pm 0 Comments

Watson Preserve mushroom walk, November 10, 2018 Watson Preserve mushroom walk, November 10, 2018 Agaricus pocillator Murr. Amanita "amerifulva" Tulloss nom. Prov. Amanita amerirubescens Tulloss, nom. prov. Amanita flavoconia Atkinson Amanita lavendula (Coker) Tulloss, K.W. Hughes, Rodrig. Cayc. & Kudzma Amanita persicina (Dav. T. Jenkins) Tulloss & Geml Amanita vaginata complex 2 speciesArtomyces pyxidatus (Pers.) Jülich Baeospora mysura (Fr.) Singer Calostoma cinnabarina Desv.…

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Mushroom Species List for June 25, 2016

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 10:11pm 0 Comments

Gulf States Mycological Society mushroom walk

Watson Rare Plant Preserve

June 25, 2016

 

Abortiporus biennis (Bull.:Fr.) Singer

Amanita bisporigera Atkinson

Boletellus ananus (Curt.) Murr.

Callistosporium luteo-olivaceum (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Singer

Cantharellus species

Cantharellus tabernensis Feibelman & Cibula

Cantharellus tenuithrix Buyck & V.…

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Dr. Jyotsna Sharma, who is an Associate Professor at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, is leading conservation research projects at Watson Native Plant Preserve since 2012. The focus of her lab’s…

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 10:09pm 0 Comments

Dr. Jyotsna Sharma, who is an Associate Professor at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, is leading conservation research projects at Watson Native Plant Preserve since 2012. The focus of her lab’s work is on one of the rare and superbly showy orchids of Texas. Platanthera chapmanii (Chapman’s orchid) is known from only a few locations in southeastern Texas, and Watson Native Plant Preserve hosts the largest population in Texas. Her work has included:

1)   augmenting the…

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We're Losing our Redbay Trees

Posted on August 21, 2016 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

I have some very bad news.   It  concerns two of our most common but easily-overlooked shrubs/small trees:  the redbay (Persea borbonia) and sassafras (Sassafras albidum).  They don’t directly affect people’s lives, except that sassafras is the source of the flavoring for root beer and gumbo file, and redbay is occasionally used in cooking.  They do play a role in the ecosystems of east Texas, and we may be about to receive an unpleasant lesson in the interconnectedness…

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At 4:55pm on December 19, 2014, Mike and Jane said…
At 4:55pm on December 19, 2014, Mike and Jane said…

Thanks for all the great information.
To answer you question on wild flowers in our San Antonio area. The best drive in the spring seems to be going west up towards Kerrville and Fredericksburg. However the Drive South towards the coast is always nice too.
Hope that answers your questions and thanks again for all your info

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Watson Rare Native Plant Preserve is a 501c3 charitable corporation, and donations, while never a requirement for a visit, are always welcome and are tax-deductible.

If you would like to make a donation to support the preserve, and would like for your donation to be tax deductible, pay by check, with the check made out to Watson Rare Native Plant Preserve, and send to Watson Rare Native Plant Preserve, PO Box 533, Warren, TX 77664.

If you wish to confirm our status with the IRS, our EIN is 80-0316780.

Events & Links

 

Board of Directors Meetings

Sunday, July 15, 2018. 2:00 pm; IHOP Washington & I-10, Houston

Tuesday, May 1, 2018. 10:00 a.m. Place: 2405 Avenue I, Huntsville, Tx. 

Workdays: We shall have a work day December 15, 2018.  We shall be working from approximately 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.  Following the workday activities, at 1:30, there will be a meeting, at the preserve,  to discuss design of the new boardwalk that we hope to install to replace the old one.  Anyone who is interested may attend. 

Events:

Birding Walk:  1st Saturday of every month, from 8:00 to ??.  Leader:  Kathleen Appelbaum.

Wildflower Walk: April 21, 2018  Starts at 9:30 am.  Leader: Joe Liggio.  All interested people are welcome to attend.

Wildflower Walk: Saturday, June 2, 9:30 am. Leader:  Joe Liggio. Everyone is welcome.

Mushroom  Walk. November 10, 2018  Starts at 10:00 am.  Leaders: David and Patricia Lewis.  Any interested person is welcome.  Good opportunity to learn more about mushrooms.

Wildflower Walk:  Saturday August 4, 2018.  Leader:  Joe Liggio.  Chapman's orchids should be blooming at that time.

 Watch this space in the 48 hours preceding the event. If anything should happen (such as illness, or a hurricane, God forbid) to cause cancellation, we will notify you HERE. 

For more information about events, call 281-421-2469 or email pollytx1@gmail.com.

 

LINKS:
Big Thicket Association
Big Thicket National Preserve

Butterfly Enthusiasts of East Texas


Native Plant Society of Texas

Gulf States Mycological Society, Inc.

 

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