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Join local naturalist Esker as she teaches us all about mushrooms! We will learn about their lifecycle, where they grow, how to forage, and other fungi facts!


Online Resources On Mushrooms

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest by Joe Ammirati and Steve Trudell

Mushrooms of the Northwest by Teresa Marrone and Drew Parker

Mushroom Hunting by Patrick Harding

The Ultimate Guide to Mushrooms by Guillaume Eyssartier and Julien Norwood

DIY Mushroom Cultivation by Willoughby Arevalo

Edible Mushrooms by Barbro Forsberg

Mushroom Cultivation by Tavis Lynch

Mushrooms and Their Cultivation by T.W. Sanders

Mycelial Mayhem by David Sewak and Kristin Sewak

The Complete Mushroom Hunter by Gary Lincoff

The Pocket Guide to Wild Mushrooms by Pelle Holmberg and Hans Marklund

Wild Mushroom Cookbook by Ingrid Holmberg and Pelle Holmberg

Start Mushrooming by Stan Tekiela

Books Recommended by Esker

These books are not readily available from our online resources.

Children’s Books

The Wonderful Flight to Mushroom Planet by Elenor Cameron (a classic!)

From Bears and Trees to Mushrooms and Bees by David Marshall and Paul Stamets

SHH..Don’t Scare the Mushrooms by Erica Graham

Legend of the Morchella by Monica Safin Fedak (such a great story).

Field Guides

Falcon’s Guides: Foraging Mushrooms, Washington

A Simple Guide to Common Mushrooms, Mushrooms of the Northwest by Teresa Marrone and Drew Parker

Of interest

Taming the Truffle by Ian R. Hall, et al.

Trees, Truffles, and Beasts, How Forests Function by Chris Maser, Andrew W. Claridge, and James M. Trappe

More science oriented

Mycorrhizal Planet by Michael Phillips (a REALLY good book)

Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology

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