Medicines or Toxins?

September  2013 meeting presentation by Frank Lotrich, M.D., Ph.D. Fungi are in their own separate kingdom.  They are not plants.  They are not animals.  And they’ve evolved their own unique set of chemicals, sugars, polysaccharides, proteins, and assorted… Read More

Winter Tree ID by Mathew Erb

Winter tree ID

April 2012 meeting presentation by Mathew Erb, Director of Urban Forestry at Tree Pittsburgh We all know about the importance of tree identification when it comes to mushroom hunting, but how can we identify trees when the leaves aren’t… Read More