• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Mushrooms and Other Fungi

Common Name Scientific Name
Fairy-Ring Mushroom Marasmius oreades
Meadow Mushroom Agaricus campestris

Did You Know?

fire on the prairie

Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.