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

A first edition of Theatrum Fungorum (1675), for those with money to burn

Theatrum Fungorum

If you really don’t need that appendectomy, and don’t want that brand-new Honda Civic, why not spend the money on this beautiful old book instead? This is the lushly illustrated … Continue reading

The Radical Mycology project, and a word about psychoactive mushrooms

teonanacatl

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

Edibility of Amanita muscaria: follow-up to the Arizona Highways fiasco

Tana Karen and Amanita muscaria

Everyone who has spent even one late-summer day foraging for mushrooms in the mountains of Arizona is likely to have seen the beautiful and distinctive fly agaric, Amanita muscaria, in … Continue reading