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

Late July 2014: Scouting the White Mountains and Mogollon Rim

Amanita muscaria

The week following the successful foray on Mt. Lemmon, it was time to return to the White Mountains and see if the three or four inches of rain received in the … 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

Scouting the Mogollon Rim, 13 July 2014

A delightful trip to the White Mountains on Saturday the 12th tantalized me with a pleasing dampness of the forest, promising an early start to the season, but was ultimately fruitless for edible species. … Continue reading

A Chinese mushroom adventure at the Illinois Mycological Society

Phallus indusiatus

The Illinois Mycological Society recently had a “Chinese Mushroom Banquet and Indoor Apothecary Foray” that was a sold-out success.  Such a success, in fact, that they’ll be doing it again this weekend. … 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

How Mushrooms Can Save the World (Discover Magazine)

  Discover magazine this summer published a long and interesting story on fungal evangelist Paul Stamets. He is the owner of the well-known mushroom emporium Fungi Perfecti, and author of several … Continue reading