The #bioPGH Blog from Phipps Conservatory published an article “Mushrooms Aglow” that covers bioluminescent and fluorescent fungi. It mentions the recent UV walk at Cook Forest and quotes club members Richard Jacob and Julie Travaligni. Published October 15th 2021 on the Phipps Conservatory blog.
Fall Fungi Foraging was written by club mycologist and current Vice President Cara Coulter. Published October 13th 2021 on the Pennsylvania Parks & Forests Foundation website.
What fungi! Foraging and cooking with wild mushroom. Gretchen McKay joined WPMC for the Lincoff Foray at North Park. There are also three mushroom recipes. Published September 29th 2021 in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
The podcast Mushroom Hour featured former club board member Adam Haritan in its 68th episode. Adam talks about Learn Your Land, connecting to natural spaces and finding a sense of belonging. There are many mores hours of mushroom based discussion to listen to. Published on .
Fungi magazines new column Mycological Societies Forum featured the WPMC by Cecily Franklin. The article is available here and you can see the front cover too. Published in Fungi Magazine Vol. 13 No.2 : Summer 2020.
“CNHI Outdoors: Searching for wild food a ‘treasure hunt’ for foraging enthusiasts”. Interviews with Thomas Chulick, TJ Jackson, Adam Haritan and Cecily Franklin Published by CNHI News Service on Jun 8, 2020.
“Tips for making the most of morel mushroom season” which includes interviews with WPMC identifier Bob Sleigh and Ohio Mushroom Society mycologist Walt Sturgeon. Published by TribLive on Friday, April 19, 2019.
Mushroom Club welcomes new members at Beechwood Farms kickoff, on the TribLive website. Published February 25, 2019.
Daryln Brewer Hoffstot writes about The Secret to Finding Morels in the Pittsburgh Quarterly magazine. Daryln Hoffstot asks club expert Bob Sleigh for advice. Published May 21, 2018.
Mushrooms Of Mt. Lebanon, report of the WPMC foray in Bird Park June 2018 in the Mt. Lebanon Magazine. Published 30th August 2018.
Obituary for Gary Lincoff, World-renowned expert on mushrooms, in the Post-Gazette. Published on March 28, 2018.
Vice president Adam Haritan is featured in an article “Mushrooms are natural medicines growing in Pennsylvania woodlands near you” published by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on 26th September 2017.
John Plischke III is featured in an article in the TribLive “Greensburg man recognized nationally for work identifying mushrooms” on Sept. 24, 2017.
Interview with Richard Jacob prior to the Murrysville’s Pleasant Valley Park walk in the Murrysville Star/Trib Live. “Mushroom club seeks to identify new species in Murrysville’s Pleasant Valley Park” on Aug. 25, 2017.
Two projects from WPMC are mentioned in two articles on DNA barcoding and Mycoflora. The first is in FUNGI Magazine and titled “Mushroom Citizen Science in USA: From Species Lists to Mycofloras 2.0“. The second, very similar article, is in the NAMA newsletter “The Mycophile 57:3 May/June 2017“.
Pittsburgh Magazine Names WPMC “Best of the ‘Burgh 2017” in the Business & Education section.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette featured WPMC in its May 13 Magazine section with an article titled “Exploring Sycamore Island: Western PA Mushroom Club examines the Allegheny River island”. Outdoor Editor John Hayes interviewed WPMC Mycologist Jim Tunney in anticipation of our Sycamore Island walk with Allegheny Land Trust on May 21 2017.
The WPMC is mentioned in Pittsburgh Magazine’s “From Field to Fork” special feature in the August 2014 issue.
Guide your food search with Pittsburgh native Gary Lincoff’s book published in the in the Pittsburgh post-gazette.com in 2012
John Plischke III Award For Mushroom Knowledge Button ID Program.
WPMC article in the Tribune-Review September 29, 2010.