Hail Caesar, and long live the King!

Boletus barrowsii

The king boletes have taken their time before appearing this year, despite good rainfall in July and occasional rains in the first ten days of August.  It may be that the very … Continue reading

Oyster Mushrooms in the White Mountains 7-19-2014

Last Saturday, July 19, I decided to head back to the White Mountains to see if another week of intermittent storms had made any difference since my empty-handed scouting foray … Continue reading

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

Scouting the White Mountains, 12 July 2014

Storm approaching Greens Peak

After a warm, dry winter and a disappointing spring morel season, the sight of dark thunderheads rising over the White Mountains put joy in my heart as I set out on my first … Continue reading

ADOT Reopening Roads in White Mountains

Open country north of Sunrise

Just in time for morel season, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is reopening some of our favorite high-country roads in the White Mountains that have been closed since October or … Continue reading

The August 2013 Foray of the Arizona Mushroom Club

Last weekend, Aug 17-18, the Arizona Mushroom Club had its first foray of the season in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona. Turnout was excellent, with nearly 60 people and … Continue reading