mushrooming

Start Mushrooming: A Reliable Way to Forage

Mushrooms are beautiful, bountiful, and delicious. But foraging for them often makes people nervous―and for good reason! Start Mushrooming  takes away the worry by introducing seven of the most unmistakable, edible mushrooms in North America.  Stan Tekiela’s book Start Mushrooming focuses on seven edible mushrooms that are...

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King Bolete: A Most Sought-after Wild Mushrooms

As the name King Bolete suggests, Boletus edulis is one of the most sought-after wild mushrooms. This is the mushroom that Europeans call the Porcini or Cep—and many experts believe that the true European Boletus edulis is not found in North America. Instead, there are...

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Cauliflower Mushrooms—A Prized Delicacy

Today, Teresa Marrone and Walt Sturgeon share with us information about another prized delicacy, Cauliflower Mushrooms. Many books show pictures of Cauliflower Mushroom (Sparassis spathulata, Sparassis americana) in a basket, on a plate, or displayed proudly in someone’s hands. The first reason is to show the impressive size...

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Mushrooms of the Northeast

Discovering the Wonderful World of Mushrooms With mushrooms, the sheer number of possibilities makes them a challenging but fascinating subject. Within the large number of different mushroom species, there is an amazing variety of characteristics. Additionally, some of the features are tactile or even sensory elements, like smell or taste. Identifying...

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