Essays

Here's a huge resource of research and essays regarding mycological and mushroom-related material. Look at the following categories, or find relevant material using the search function.

Newsletters
  • Newsletters Fungal Jungal News from the past. PDF of articles from 1991-2007

Papers
  • Scientific Mycological Papers - Peer-reviewed journal articles about Non Timber Forest Products and fungal related topics. Text and photos of hundreds of public domain information sources, arranged alphabetically

Articles
    But…but….how do I FIND…these mushrooms?  Wherever you look, mushrooms are shrouded in mystery.  Patience and the indulgence of a guru will start you on the path, but the only path of learning is by doing. There are old or bold mushroom hunters, but there are none that lack motivation! The following essays will give you some tips, and a look at the resources and links page will give you some leads to follow. And dont get impatient. If they wont tell you its probably because it isn't knowable. Yet.

  • Fungal Ecology – Basic elements of mushrooms in their environments.

  • The Ethics of Harvesting is a discussion with commercial and recreational pickers, published in Mushroom the Journal of Wild Mushrooming back in the 20th century…

  • Tips from a Commercial Chanterelle Hunter a rare insight into the workings of a fungus finder, with one of the best minds in the game, Connie Green.

  • The Tao of Collecting offers some how and why of approaching the elusive fungi.

  • The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea is a discussion of the pitfalls and shortcuts of mushroom field identification