• Inside the Lincoln Sitting Room

    Lincoln Home

    National Historic Site Illinois

Mushrooms and Other Fungi

Nature and Science

White Fiber Head

Mushrooms such as the Firm Russula (Russula compacta) and White Fiber Head (Inocybe geophylla) are two examples of mushrooms found at Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Constant foot traffic and maintenance activities on the site often disturb the life cycle of these and other species in the park.

Did You Know?

Lincoln Home

Robert Lincoln donated the family home in Springfield to the State of Illinois in 1887 under the condition that it would always be open free to the public and well maintained. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois