Edible Wild Mushrooms

A presentation from John Stuart There are quite a few edible mushrooms that can be found in Western Pennsylvania and this short talk covers some of the easier to identify ones.

Food Failures: How to Collect Mushrooms (and Eat Them, Too)

On last Fridays (19th September) Science Friday segment of NPR there was a 17 minute piece on foraging for mushrooms by Eugenia Bone, president  of New York Mycological Society president and author of  Mycophilla. For those that missed it you can listen again… Read More

Genera Within the Bolete Family

A presentation from John Stuart with contributions from the Western Pa Mushroom Club Picture of Strobilomyces “floccupus” by Joyce Gross

First fruit from DNA barcoding collaboration

We have recently received results from the first 60 samples that were submitted to Duke University for DNA barcoding. The DNA was extracted from the FTA plant saver cards and amplified by PCR in the lab of Rytas… Read More

Mushroom Identification to Genus

A presentation from John Stuart with contributions from the Western Pa Mushroom Club