Blog posts that pertain to areas near the city of Flagstaff, Arizona. This includes the San Francisco Peaks, Mormon Lake, Lake Mary, Williams, Bellemont, Kendrick Peak, Sitgreaves Mountain, White Horse Lake, and Stoneman Lake. Most of this land is in the Coconino National Forest, although there is also substantial private land, Indian reservations, and state and BLM land. The terrain here is ponderosa and mixed conifer forest ranging from 6,000 to over 12,000 feet.
A few months ago, I posted news of the 8th International Conference on Mycorrhiza (ICOM8) taking place at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff next month. The official program for the meeting has … Continue reading →
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 →
Arizona fungus fans will want to jot down a couple of dates that have been set for nearby mushroom festivals this summer. The 35th annual Telluride mushroom festival in southwestern Colorado will take place on … Continue reading →
A mycorrhiza is the name for a symbiotic relationship between a fungus and the roots of a vascular plant. Many of our favorite edible mushrooms, such as the boletes and chanterelles, … Continue reading →
Brian Marshall, who found oyster mushrooms in Flagstaff last month, sends us another interesting report from Oak Creek Canyon today: After spending a fantastic day of mountain biking in Sedona I spotted … Continue reading →
AMF reader Horace Sheffield sent in some pictures today from south of the Page Springs area in the Verde Valley, showing another big fruiting of oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus or P. pulmonarius) … Continue reading →
Brian Marshall just sent a report from Flagstaff, where this week’s warm, heavy rains have produced a rare December fruiting of oyster mushrooms. He was mountain biking around 8200 feet … Continue reading →