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Grand Teton National Park Report

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The objective is an inventory of the "mushrooms'' to be found in Grand Teton National Park. The study includes all macromycetes of fungi with macroscopic or large, conspicuous fruiting bodies. Most are fleshy or woody Ascomycetes or Basidiomycetes but some are classified in other major taxa. Although there are no published floristic studies of the fungi of this area occasional and sporadic records of collections from the Tetons or Yellowstone are published, including type collections of at least two new species: Cortinarius ashii McKnight & Dublin (1975) and Lactarius gossypinus Hesler & Smith (1979). An interim report listing 131 species was submitted as a contribution to the University of Wyoming-National Park Service Annual Report for 1978 (McKnight, 1978).