Lifetime membership awarded to Dick and Mary Ellen Dougall

At the March 2013 meeting, Dick and Mary Ellen Dougall were honored with LIFETIME Membership in the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club. They were awarded a framed certificate stating: The Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club bestows Lifetime Membership on Dick… Read More

Whatman FTA PlantSaver Cards have arrived!

The DNA Barcoding project is moving ahead and our first major purchase has arrived. The Whatman FTA PlantSaver Cards will be used to collect the mushroom DNA. A small piece is cut off the mushroom and placed on… Read More

How Many Mushrooms Do You Know?

Dick Dougall, John Stuart and Joyce Gross gave an excellent quiz at the first meeting of the year. We were asked to identify 50 common mushrooms from pictures and knowing the season when they are normally found.

March-April 2013 newsletter published

Members should by now have received the first newsletter of the year either by email of through the post. The newsletter has a new look and you can see the first page here.

Mushroom Bisque Without Roux ~ The Way It’s Supposed To Be

Here is the recipe Jeff Berkowitz, demonstrated at last years November meeting. Jeff will be back to give another demonstration at our August meeting. In the meantime check out Jeff’s cooking blog, Culinary Philosopher for more mushroom recipes.