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New DVD introduction to Arizona’s edible mushrooms

Arizona Mushroom Society member Jim Warnecke is a retired biologist for the Arizona Game and Fish Department, and along with his wife Dana, an experienced and enthusiastic hunter of Arizona’s most … Continue reading

New podcast on wild food from Hank Shaw

Hank Shaw is well known to many of our readers as the honcho of Hunter•Angler•Gardener•Cook, a web site and Facebook page of surpassing excellence. Among many other topics, his site is chock-full of delicious mushroom recipes, … Continue reading

Mushroom cultivation class to be held this month

Many of our readers will be interested to learn of an instructional class in mushroom growing that will be held in Phoenix later in February. There was already a Tucson … Continue reading

The Arizona Mushroom Society is now accepting on-line registrations

As reported previously, the Arizona Mushroom Club disbanded last month upon the retirement of its longtime President, Dr. Chester Leathers. Several other leaders of the club have also decided to take a … Continue reading

Reorganization of the Arizona Mushroom Club

Important News I have a significant announcement about the Arizona Mushroom Club that will be of interest to current, prospective, and former members. A major reorganization is now well under way. … Continue reading

2016 Mushroom Calendar available

Mary Smiley is a well-known expert on mushroom cookery and photography, and a friend of the Arizona Mushroom Forum. Some of you may belong to her Cooking with Wild Mushrooms … Continue reading

2015 Photo Contest kicks off

Time again for the annual Arizona Mushroom Forum photo contest.  We had some enthusiastic participation and great photos last year, but I think the competition is even more intense in the 2015 … Continue reading

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Mushroom Foray Checklists

These pages are the most popular on the site. We'll guide you through a detailed look at all the equipment you need for a mushroom foray, with a lot of tips on technique.

Arizona Mushrooms: Where and When?

Another one of our most popular posts. This page will give you a thorough overview of the best times and places to look for wild mushrooms in this beautiful and geographically diverse state.

Winter 2015 Potluck & Meeting

Our annual potluck dinner plus an important member meeting is coming up on Thursday, December 10, 2015.

High Season Update - Late July 2015

All our good summer edibles are now appearing in ample quantities. Even better, the areas burned by the Wallow Fire in 2011 are recovering.
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