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Web Watch: Useful References, Descriptions, & Keys

09 November 2009

In this issue of WebWatch we will explore some useful references regarding the identification and classification of mushrooms and other fungi.  These are aimed at the amateur mycologist interested in progressing beyond the field guide level in their pursuit of mushroom identification and understanding of mushroom taxonomy and nomenclature. (more…)

Spring Fungi of the Sierra Nevada

10 June 2009

Last week was the first week of June, which means I was gone to the Sierras. I’m always gone to the Sierras the first week of June. It’s the week of the “Spring Fungi of the Sierra Nevada” class at the San Francisco State University Sierra Nevada Field Station, near Yuba Pass, California. We usually call it the “Yuba Pass” class. (more…)

WebWatch: Observing Mushrooms

06 June 2009

Many of you probably expect me to cover my own website, MykoWeb, in this second installment of Web Watch. Instead, I will cover a less well known, but excellent new site, Mushroom Observer. MO may well be the best World Wide Web mycology site that you have never heard of. (more…)