The Arizona Mushroom Society is now accepting on-line registrations

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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

AZ Mushroom Club 2015 winter meeting and potluck dinner set for December 10

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The date for the 2015 holiday potluck dinner and member meeting of the Arizona Mushroom Club  has been set for Thursday, December 10. As usual, it will take place at the Maricopa … Continue reading

Morels, boletes, oysters, and David Arora. In June. Am I dreaming?

June is the driest month in Arizona, and one would typically not even consider going out on a foray for edible mushrooms at this time of year. However, thanks to Hurricane … Continue reading

Looks like a VERY early start to the 2015 monsoon season

The unusually wet late-spring weather pattern of 2015 continues, as the remnants of Hurricane Andres are winding down with a few final showers in the northern and eastern parts of the state … Continue reading

Memorable year continues with June morels

This spring’s morel finds on the Slide fire seem to have tapered off. Temperatures in the approximately 7000-foot terrain in this burn are likely now too high to sustain any further growth. Anna Kawski … Continue reading

Morel update May 2015 – Not bad, not great

Arizona mushroom hunters have seen all too many dry, warm winter and spring seasons come and go with no hint of morel fruitings. However, 2015 is not one of those … Continue reading

Unexpectedly good rainfall; will the fire morels pop?

The Flagstaff/Sedona area is waking up wetter than expected this morning, with up to 6 inches of snow on the higher mountain terrain, and rainfall in lower elevations amounting to over 2 inches in … Continue reading