References and Resources

For more information on mushrooms, including how to find them, grow them, and environmental concerns, follow the links below. Paul Stamets’ Web site contains information about mushroom growing, tools, and supplies.  Field and Forest’s Web site offers information on shiitake kits and additional how-to articles. A great source for mushroom recipes. Practical advice for growing mushroom kits and logs. A schedule of mushroom-oriented events in Ohio, including mushroom forays, and information about mushrooms native to Ohio. A collection of beautiful photos of all types of wild and wonderful mushrooms. For anyone interested in the elusive morel.  Maps are a key feature. A terrific site for all things mushroom, including how to find them in the wild. Good general information. Site includes a searchable list of 120 different mushroom species as well as a small forum where you can share ideas with other mycophiles. More mushroom photographs. Good information on the science of mushrooms. An excellent, comprehensive site on North American mushrooms. If you’re interested in fungi taxonomy, look no further. Find archived copies of Fungi magazine here. Fun facts about fungi. A valuable guide to identifying poisonous mushrooms. Lots of yummy recipes and tips for cooking with mushrooms. A blog about the conservation of fungi and plants A great article on the consequences of picking too many mushrooms. Although the article focuses on England, the information is applicable to North America as well. Exciting new packaging material made of mushrooms that uses 98% less energy to produce than Styrofoam.