FR249 between Big Lake and Alpine is being paved

Along FR249 with the Arizona Mushroom Club

According to Arizona Highways magazine, Forest Road 249 between Big Lake and Alpine is now being paved.  You may recall that one of the Arizona Mushroom Club’s forays last summer was along … 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

Whoops! Arizona Highways magazine declares A. muscaria edible; recalls press run

The venerable and justly famous magazine Arizona Highways provides its 350,000 subscribers some of the most beautiful nature photography, and most informative stories about traveling and adventuring in Arizona, that have ever … Continue reading