References and Resources
For more information on mushrooms, including how to find them, grow them, and environmental concerns, follow the links below.
http://fungi.com/ Paul Stamets’ Web site contains information about mushroom growing, tools, and supplies.
http://fieldforest.net/store/index.php Field and Forest’s Web site offers information on shiitake kits and additional how-to articles.
http://everythingmushrooms.com/shop/ A great source for mushroom recipes.
http://mycosource.com/ Practical advice for growing mushroom kits and logs.
http://www.ohiomushroom.org/oms/ A schedule of mushroom-oriented events in Ohio, including mushroom forays, and information about mushrooms native to Ohio.
http://www.fungiphoto.com/index.A.html A collection of beautiful photos of all types of wild and wonderful mushrooms.
http://morelhunters.com/ For anyone interested in the elusive morel. Maps are a key feature.
http://mushroomexpert.com/ A terrific site for all things mushroom, including how to find them in the wild.
http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/ 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.
http://pkaminski.homestead.com/page1.html More mushroom photographs.
http://www.mykoweb.com/ Good information on the science of mushrooms.
http://americanmushrooms.com/ An excellent, comprehensive site on North American mushrooms.
http://www.mycolog.com/ If you’re interested in fungi taxonomy, look no further.
http://www.fungimag.com/ Find archived copies of Fungi magazine here.
http://herbarium.usu.edu/fungi/FunFacts/factindx.htm Fun facts about fungi.
http://mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/outdoor-recreation/how/mushrooms/poisonous-mushrooms A valuable guide to identifying poisonous mushrooms.
http://www.cookingwithmushrooms.com/ Lots of yummy recipes and tips for cooking with mushrooms.
http://nativeplants.wordpress.com/tag/mushroom/ A blog about the conservation of fungi and plants
http://www.rivercottage.net/users/Mushroom%20Man/blog/mushrooms-and-conservation-and-epping-forest-and-lamberts-castle/ 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.
http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2010/08/10/mushroom-based-packaging-98-percent-less-energy-styrofoam Exciting new packaging material made of mushrooms that uses 98% less energy to produce than Styrofoam.