彩63彩票手机官网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

Gomphus Clavatus – The Pig's Ear Mushroom

Editor’s Note: Today’s post will look at the pig’s ear mushroom, Gomphus clavatus. This is a bit of a weirdo mushroom and not everyone likes eating it, but I have had good experiences with this mushroom on the whole. It’s kind of Read More

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

How to Identify Agaricus Mushrooms

Editor’s Note: This is yet another post in a series I am writing about identifying wild mushrooms to genus. In previous posts, I addressed Amanita mushrooms and Tylopilus mushrooms, and in the future I plan to add more. Today’s fare is a tour 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

Can Mushrooms Save the Bees? Paul Stamets On Colony Collapse Disorder

Editor’s Note: Today I want to take a short break from my usual fare and talk about Paul Stamets and his current research on using mushroom mycelium to bring a halt to colony collapse disorder in honeybees. Colony collapse disorder’s Read More

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

Amanita Muscaria and the Koryak – Mushrooms in Siberia

Editor’s Note: Amanita muscaria, AKA the fly agaric mushroom, has made a couple of appearances on this blog to date, in large part because it’s one of the most recognizable mushrooms in the world and has a loyal following among mushroom Read More

彩63彩票手机官网A Quick Tour of the Tylopilus Genus

Editor’s Note: This post will focus on the mushroom genus Tylopilus, which contains some intriguing and very pretty mushrooms. Tylopilus mushrooms are common in the eastern United States, although there are a some species that occur in the western U.S. as well. This is 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