Top 4 Things Wild Mushrooming Taught Me

Editor’s Note: Well kids, it’s been a pretty fruitful fall wild mushrooming season here in North Carolina, which may account for the lack of posts this past week. Rest assured, I will be putting up more posts on mushroom identification Read More

The Story of White Mountain Mushrooms

Editor’s Note: Well, it’s been a busy week for me, and as such I have fallen behind on my writing for this blog. However, I want to take some time today to point my fellow fungal fanciers in the direction of Read More

Macrocybe Titans – North America's Big Honkin' Monster Mushroom

Editor’s Note: Mycology is fascinating to me because fungi constantly remind me of the inherent weirdness of life, and Macrocybe titans is a good example. As a human being, it seems “natural” to have a provincial, species-centric view of the universe, whereby our Read More

Why You Should Join a Mycological Society

Editor’s Note: Well kids, it’s about high time to high tail it to the annual North American Mycological Association foray up Asheville way, and I must confess I’m stupid excited about it. In honor of the upcoming festivities, I figured Read More

3 Mushrooms Not to Discuss With People That Have Mycophobia

Editor’s Note: I think wild mushrooms are the bees knees, but shortly after I started hunting chanterelles I discovered mycophobia, a strange condition that causes people to react to fungi with an array of negative emotions, from terror and panic to Read More

Paul Stamets – The Intelligence of Mycelium

Editor’s Note: In recent weeks, I’ve shared some audio files from my extensive archive of interviews with various mushroom luminaries. Today, it’s time to share some comments by Paul Stamets about the inherent adaptability of mycelium. Paul Stamets has studied mushrooms Read More

彩63彩票手机官网My Favorite Mushroom Hunting Story – Damien Pack Audio

Editor’s Note: I love sharing audio files from my archive of interviews with mycophiles from around the nation, but this mushroom hunting story takes the cake. Damien Pack was one of the coolest people I interviewed for my radio project, Crazy About Read More

Taylor Lockwood's Quest for Bioluminescent Fungi

Editor’s Note: Taylor Lockwood is one of those mushroom lovers who discovered the aesthetic allure of fungi and decided to dedicate himself to photographing the world’s most beautiful and rare fungi. Taylor’s quest for bioluminescent fungi in the Amazon was one of the Read More

彩63彩票手机官网11 Questions Mushroom Hunters Hear ALL the Time – And A Few Suggested Answers

Editor’s Note: Well, I’ve gone and done it again and started several different series of blog posts and haven’t really tied up all my loose ends. There’s the ongoing series about the storied past of mycophiles around the globe, the Read More

Asian Mushrooms – More Mushroom History!

Editor’s Note: This is the 6th post in a series about the history of mycophilia (a condition characterized by an extremely loving and covetous relationship with mushrooms), where I will at last turn my attention to Asian mushrooms. I have Read More