(From the Boston Mushroom Club, BMC): Dear Fellow Mycophiles, Two bits of unimportant but enjoyable myco-stuff to access on the web, and one important suggestion.. First, if you didn’t get Sunday’s NYTimes Magazine Section, there was an nice article about foraging for mushrooms by Helen MacDonald (author of “H is for Hawk”). It was called “Death Sex, and Mushrooms” Second, BMC member Gary Gilbert mentioned on the Club’s google group that he’d come across a …
Mushroom Edibility by Denis Benjamin
Here’s a link to an article on Mushroom Edibility by Denis Benjamin and posted by Fungi magazine
Mushrooms and Immunity
Here’s an interesting article about simple ways to avoid getting sick. Check out #4. Here’s an article about Eating Shiitake Mushrooms to improve your immunity.
Nov 2, 2015 Meeting – 6:30 pm David Rust & Officer Elections
The guest speaker for our November 2nd meeting will be David Rust. The meeting will be hosted in Room 101, Casa Del Prado in Balboa Park at 6:30 PM. November is also time for officer elections. All offices(President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer, Member-at-large) are open. David’s presentation is title “Introduction to Wild and Edible Mushrooms” David will describe different fungal shapes and strategies for spore dissemination. He will introduce fungal tree associations in Northern California and …
Oct. 5, 2015 Meeting – 6:30 PM: Mushroom Cultivation with Sam Andrasko
The guest speaker for our October 5th meeting will be Sam Andrasko. The meeting will be hosted in Room 101, Casa Del Prado in Balboa Park at 6:30 PM. The presentation will include a discussion on the development of fungal hyphae with an overview of how fungi decompose matter, store energy, and the requirements they need to fructify. Examples of how commercially cultivated mushrooms are grown will be presented as well as what processes are …
July 3rd A Fair To Remember
We had a great time at the San Diego County Fair! There was a lot of interest in our booth and the mushrooms. Below are some pictures from the day.