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

Recap of the 2014 Telluride Mushroom Festival

If you ever wanted to spend four or five days completely immersed in the Kingdom of Fungi, there’s no place on earth like the Telluride Mushroom Festival in Colorado, held at … Continue reading

The wild food revolution in Scotland and Arizona

Nephi Craig

  Inspired by the international success of Danish restaurant Noma, Scotland’s top chefs are sparking a culinary revolution as the country goes wild for naturally foraged wild foods harvested fresh … Continue reading

This summer, Telluride will become a mushroom mecca once again

A write-up of the Telluride Mushroom Festival from last week’s Telluride Journal: This summer, Telluride will become a mushroom mecca once again. For more than three decades, scientists, chefs, mystical … Continue reading

“Fun with Fungi” lecture in Phoenix well attended

Amy Eichsteadt

Last night at the Arizona Herb Association meeting in Phoenix, the Arizona Mushroom Club’s Amy Eichsteadt gave an hour-long presentation about fungi that was very well-attended and well-received. She started … Continue reading

NAMA 2014 Annual Foray registration is open (and filling fast)

The North American Mycological Association has opened registration for their 2014 annual foray. It will take place in Eatonville, Washington, on October 9th-12th. Registration details are at the Puget Sound Mycological Society … Continue reading

Mushroom Dye Workshops from Mycopigments.com

Knitters, weavers and other crafts-oriented folks, you may want to take a look at the mushroom dyes shown on the Mycopigments.com website.  It’s not widespread knowledge, but fungi and lichens can be used to … Continue reading

The Radical Mycology project, and a word about psychoactive mushrooms

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If you want to talk about the scientific or cultural aspects of the psychoactive mushrooms, or show a picture of one found in the wild, feel free to do so. Continue reading