The Puget Sound Mycological Society has put together a high quality illustrated guide to the Russula mushrooms. While it’s oriented towards the Pacific Northwest, many of these colorful mushrooms can … Continue reading
Arizona, like California, benefits from large variations in terrain elevation that allow one to explore very different biomes with only a short drive. Those whose perception of the state has been shaped … Continue reading
A drive last Sunday along Highway 260 from Sunrise to Pinetop showed numerous newly emerged Caesar’s Amanitas. In Europe, this favorite food of the Roman Emperors is called Amanita caesarea. … Continue reading
The 2013 season is under way and started with a bang! My wife and I took a trip to the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains on Saturday, August 3rd. … Continue reading
The aspen bolete or orange cap (Leccinum insigne) is a familiar sight in the aspen groves of the Arizona high country. It is good tasting and common, and in good … Continue reading
An excellent article on the opening of the 2013 season, from the Summit Daily in Colorado. Looks like it’s time to get out in the woods! One thing that Arizona … Continue reading
A story about hunting for edibles in the High Sierra, from the New York Times. Includes video.
The Boletes of California site includes a lot of information about boletes that are also found in Arizona. Worth a look.
In late summer, some of the most common mushrooms found in the high country of Arizona are the “Slippery Jacks” of the genus Suillus. These conspicuous yellow fungi are … Continue reading
InciWeb is the Incident Information System that the Forest Service and several other state and federal land management agencies maintain to provide the public with information on wildfires and prescribed burns. … Continue reading
A snapshot from the last foray of the 2012 season, taken on the spur of the moment to the Mogollon Rim September 9th. Some Boletus barrowsii white porcini were found, … Continue reading
The August 2012 Foray took place the weekend of the 11th and 12th in the White Mountains of Eastern Arizona. Several different types were found but not any great quantities. … Continue reading