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

Never mind August, clear your schedule for July

The 2015 monsoon is under way good and early, as we previously discussed. Some parts of the White Mountains are approaching 2 inches of rain in the past two weeks, … Continue reading

David Arora’s perspective on morels and good luck

The morel fruitings we had this spring in the Arizona mountains, while quite welcome and more productive than in many prior years, were not nearly as extensive as those we saw … Continue reading

The old question: Cut vs. pick?

Morels on the San Juan fire

With the great October fire morel flush of 2014 in progress, and the Arizona Mushroom Club about to go on foray in a day or two, the question arises anew: … Continue reading

Ride sharing for the approaching season

UPDATE 4/29/2015: Regrettably, the Zimride service that was discussed in the original post below has recently ceased operations for the general public. An update on their home page states, “Zimride by … Continue reading

A useful new GPS mapping tool for your smartphone from the U.S. Forest Service

National Forest map samples from Arizona

A couple of weeks ago this site posted a checklist of equipment recommendations for mushroom forays.  In the comments to that post, Mike Dechter alerted us to the following: “On … Continue reading

Mushroom Foray Equipment Checklist: Beyond the Basket

Opinel Mushroom Knife

[Ed. Note 9/6/2014: Welcome to visitors from Fantastic Fungi’s competition! Glad to have you here at the Arizona Mushroom Forum. Paul Stamets and Dr. Andrew Weil are two of the biggest … Continue reading