Wildflowers first inventoried by Dr. Bill Stapp, 1985
Wildflowers updated by Beverly Voldseth, 2005
Mushrooms first inventoried by Larry Millman, 2002;
- Alumroot: Broadly pear-shaped leaves at base. Flowers in long, narrow clusters on high leafless stalks. Pale purplish.
- Bicknell’s Cranesbill: (geranium) Pink to light lavender flowers. Seeds look like crane’s bill.
- Blueberry: Flowers urn-shaped whitish to pink.
- British Soldiers: Lichens (Cladonia cristatella) Red tops are reproductive structures.
- Bunchberry: Low plant with white flower in center of 4 to 6 elliptical leaves. Flowers became a bunch of bright red berries.
- Columbine: Flower has 5 scarlet sepals ending in long spurs, and between them 5 spreading yellow petals.
- Dianthus: Maiden Pink.
- Forget-me-not: Small bright blue flowers with yellow centers.
- Ground Ivy: (Creeping Charlie) Blue blossoms.
- Harebell: Bell-shaped blue flowers. (Bluebell and Bluebells of Scotland)
- Highbush Cranberry: White flowers form a ring around smaller, fruit-producing flowers in the center of the inflorescence. Fruit is sour to taste but delicious to jelly or syrup.
- Houstonia: Four white or pale purple petals in small spreading clusters.
- Lily-of-the-Valley (False or Wild) White flowers.
- Pale Corydalis: Pink flowers with yellow tips. Leaves lobed, pale-green on branched stems.
- Pussy Toes: Wooly gray-white flowers had gone to seed. Leave on ground, pale gray-green.
- Red Baneberry: One fluffy cluster of small white flowers grows in center of compound leaves with sharply toothed leaflets on each plant. Flowers become red berries.
- Red-osier Dogwood: Reddish stems, clusters of white, 4-petaled flowers are flat topped. White berries.
- Spiderwort: Pink flower. “Wort” means common; jointed stems look like giant spider legs.
- Spreading Dogbane: (Path side of burn barrel.? Might not have been in bloom.) Bell-like pink striped blossoms. Stems reddish-brown and contain a milky sap.
- Stemless Lady’s-slipper: (Moccasin flower or one book calls it Pink Lady’s-slipper) Minnesota’s state flower is the Showy or Pink-and-white Lady’s slipper which has leafy stems.
- Tall Cinquefoil: pale yellow flowers to almost white.
- Vetch: Two kinds, white one near path in front of Cedar House; purple down below Ober's House.
- White Baneberry: (Doll’s Eyes) Slightly elongated white flower cluster and stems are darker to reddish-brown. White berries get black dot, hence Doll’s Eyes, Berry can make you sick. Bane means “to cause death.”
- White Campion: White flowers. Female flowers have a bladderlike calyx and males a tubular calyx on different plants.
- Wild Rose: Or is it the Prickly Wild Rose more common to northern part of state?
- Wild Sarsaparilla: 3 or 4 round clusters of greeenish-white flowers (growing on separate stalk under theleaves) develop into purplish-black berries. A substitute for the extract of commerce used to initially make root beer that comes from a tropical species of Greenbrier (Similax).
- Yarrow: White flat-topped cluster of flowers. Leaves fern-like.
- Amanita flavoconia (Yellow Patches)
- Cantharellula umbonata (Grayling)
- Clavariadelphus ligula (Strap-Shaped Coral)
- Clitocybe gibba (Funnel Clitocybe)
- Dacrymyces palmatus (Orange Jelly)
- Daedaleopsis confragosa (Thin Maze Flat Polypore)
- Fomes fomentarius (Tinder Polypore)
- Gymnopilus penetrans (Little Gym)
- Leccinum holopus
- Leccinum insigne (Aspen Scaber Stalk)
- Lenzites betulina (Gilled Polypore)
- Lycoperdon perlatum (Gem-Studded Puffball)
- Lycoperdon pyriforme (Pear Shaped Puffball)
- Maramius oreades (Fairy Ring Mushroom)
- Marasmius scorodonius (Garlic Marasmius)
- Phellinus igniarius (False Tinder Polypore)
- Piptoporus betulinus (Birch Polypore)
- Polyporus mori (Hexagonal Pored Polypore)
- Russula claroflava (Yellow Swamp Russula)
- Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill)
- Stereum complicatum (Crowded Parchment)
- Stereum hirsutum (Hairy Parchment)
- Stereum ostrea (False Turkey Tail)
- Trametes versicolor (Turkey Tail)
- Tremella mesenterica (Witches Butter)
- Trichaptum abietinus
- Trichaptum biforme (Purple Fringed Polypore)
- Tyromcyces chioneus (Cheese Polypore)
- Xeromphalina campanella (Fuzzy Foot)