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

San Juan and Slide fire closures

San Juan fire jack pines

Last weekend I had the chance to drive out FR 117 and FR 61, past Greens Peak in the vicinity of Pancho Spring, and see the damage wrought by the … Continue reading

A useful new GPS mapping tool for your smartphone from the U.S. Forest Service

National Forest map samples from Arizona

A couple of weeks ago this site posted a checklist of equipment recommendations for mushroom forays.  In the comments to that post, Mike Dechter alerted us to the following: “On … Continue reading