Oyster Mushrooms in the White Mountains 7-19-2014

Last Saturday, July 19, I decided to head back to the White Mountains to see if another week of intermittent storms had made any difference since my empty-handed scouting foray … Continue reading

FR249 between Big Lake and Alpine is being paved

Along FR249 with the Arizona Mushroom Club

According to Arizona Highways magazine, Forest Road 249 between Big Lake and Alpine is now being paved.  You may recall that one of the Arizona Mushroom Club’s forays last summer was along … Continue reading

San Juan and Slide fire closures

San Juan fire jack pines

Last weekend I had the chance to drive out FR 117 and FR 61, past Greens Peak in the vicinity of Pancho Spring, and see the damage wrought by the … Continue reading

Scouting the White Mountains, 12 July 2014

Storm approaching Greens Peak

After a warm, dry winter and a disappointing spring morel season, the sight of dark thunderheads rising over the White Mountains put joy in my heart as I set out on my first … Continue reading

San Juan fire is burning prime mushroom habitat

San Juan fire burning near Pinetop

The human-caused San Juan Fire that flared up Thursday is burning some of our favorite hunting grounds on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. It started on the Apache reservation near Boundary … Continue reading