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Master Glossary. MSA site » Welcome. Chemists Discover Why This Mushroom Tastes Like Maple Syrup. Ringless Honey Mushrooms. Ringless Honey Mushroom, Armillaria tabescens Do not eat any mushroom without checking in person with a local, live, mushroom collector.

Ringless Honey Mushrooms

The first time I thought I saw the Ringless Honey Mushroom was on my neighbor’s lawn. The only problem was this species of mushroom grows on wood such as stumps or on decomposing roots. I had lived in the neighborhood 13 years and didn’t remember a tree on the lawn … though maybe there was a stump there when I first moved in… Notice a slight raise and more dark hairs in the middle of the cap. Next time I thought I saw it was 200 miles away in West Palm Beach growing on an Eastern Cedar stump, or Southern Cedar … much the same thing (Junipers.) Gills are widely spaced, touch but don’t run far down the stem, and stain or turn brown or brownish pink when bruised or aged. Medicinal Mushrooms - Readings & References. *This table has not been evaluated by a Health Professional or Practitioner.

Medicinal Mushrooms - Readings & References

It is merely a casual summary the results suggested by the references listed above and does not constitute claims for any product. Always consult a health care practitioner before taking any substance or supplement for medicinal purposes. Click here To Return to the Top of the Page A Positive Approach to Health & Wellness. Mushroom Farms Online - The Mushroom Growers' Newsletter. MSA site » Mycologia. Archive of Issues by Date.

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Mushroom ID. Resources and Links. The Fifth Kingdom. Mycology Wiki. Let's Grow Mushrooms! by Marc R Keith - Let's Grow Mushrooms. Tom Volk's Fungi, including mushrooms, mushroom, mycology, molds, morels, fungus of the month, and much more. Updated August 9, 2010.

Tom Volk's Fungi, including mushrooms, mushroom, mycology, molds, morels, fungus of the month, and much more.

Welcome to Tom Volk's Fungi ! My web page went online November 25, 1995, although I had several hundred images online on a "gopher" server starting July 1994. The first month I had 158 hits, mostly from my reloading the page to see if it was still online. By contrast, last month there were more than 17,000 hits on this page. In the past 14 years I have had more than 990,000 hits on this main page (173,000+ in the past year), with untold millions on all my pages and images. A couple years ago, I was featured in "La Crosse Magazine," published by Severson Design. I am very grateful to Mike Clayton of the UW-Madison Botany Department for getting me started and for hosting my pages all these years. Please read some of the 350 or so webpages made by my students in Organismal Biology, a class I have now taught three times. David Fischer's Mushroom Photo Gallery -

David Fischer's Mushroom Photo GalleryIndexes of Scientific NamesClick here to access the Index of Common Names 1,046 incredible photos of mushrooms and other fungi!

David Fischer's Mushroom Photo Gallery -

Special thanks to Paula DeSanto, whose contributions add a lot to this resource! IMPORTANT NOTEPlease note that this resource is posted without warranty as to absolute taxonomic determination. Cycle. Cycle2. Fungi Online: An Introduction to the Biology of Fungi - Hyphal Ultrastructure. Diagram illustrating the ultrastructure of a septate hypha Each HYPHA is: essentially a tube - consisting of a rigid wall and containing protoplasm tapered at its tip - this is the region of active growth (i.e. the extension zone).

Fungi Online: An Introduction to the Biology of Fungi - Hyphal Ultrastructure

SEPTA (cross-walls), if present, can usually be observed down a light microscope some fungi possess septa at regular intervals along the lengths of their hyphae in others, cross-walls form only to isolate old or damaged regions of a hypha or to isolate reproductive structures. some septa possess one of more PORES - such septa divide up the hyphae into a series of interconnected HYPHAL COMPARTMENTS, rather than separate, discrete cells. The PLASMA MEMBRANE is closely associated with the hyphal wall and in some regions may even be firmly attached to it - making it difficult to plasmolyse hyphae. Hyphae. Gill Types.

Spore Gills. Mycological Links. Mushroom Garden Patches. By Terri Marie Beauséjour Copyright 1999, all rights reserved.

Mushroom Garden Patches

Have you ever considered growing mushrooms in your garden? A wide variety of fungi possess qualities of edibility and/or aesthetic beauty appropriate for both the flower and kitchen gardens, or even for general landscaping. They may be grown with no greater effort than that required for plants. In fact, many varieties will thrive nicely with little or no maintenance. Agaricus species (the Portobello, the Prince, the Horse Mushroom, etc.) are adaptable to grassy areas among trees. Edible Tricholomas growing in a Garden in Thailand. Intrigued? You should begin by taking a fresh view of your garden or landscape from a new perspective; analyze its "fungamentals. " Note conditions of sun and shade, wind and humidity. Once you have considered the possibilities, you should determine what mushroom varieties are suitable and desirable.

Coprinus comatus The delicious Shaggy Mane. Macrolepiota procera and M. rachodes Lepista nuda Sources. Mushroom Pictures & Mushroom Reference. Mushroom Pictures & Mushroom Reference. Mountain Mushroom Farm-Certified Organic Shiitake Mushrooms - Let's Grow Mushrooms. Organic Shiitake Mushrooms Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture USDA Organic Label WSDA Organic Producer Green Energy Farming Techniques - Research and Development In early 2008, as ground was broken for what would become Mountain Mushroom Farm, the end-result was already well in sight.

Mountain Mushroom Farm-Certified Organic Shiitake Mushrooms - Let's Grow Mushrooms

Lentinula edodes - Mycology Wiki. Lentinula edodes The Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) is an edible mushroom native to East Asia, which is cultivated and consumed in many Asian countries.

Lentinula edodes - Mycology Wiki

Shittake's cultivation in the west is generally limited to hobby cultivators. Cap: 5-25 cm broad, black when young, dark brown to light brown with age and hemispheric, expanding to convex and planar at maturity. Spore print: white Spores: 5-6.5 x 3-3.5 microns, ovoid to oblong ellipsoid. Mushroom Bricks Stronger than Concrete. Mycologist Philip Ross is seriously into mushrooms, but not as a food -- instead, he uses fungi as a building material.

Mushroom Bricks Stronger than Concrete

Beneath the surface of the ground, fungi form a wide network of thin, rootlike fibers called mycelium. That part of the fungus isn't particularly tasty, but Ross discovered that when dried, it can be used to form a super-strong, water-, mold- and fire-resistant building material. The dried mycelium can be grown and formed into just about any shape, and it has a remarkable consistency that makes it stronger, pound for pound, than concrete. The 100% organic and compostable material has even piqued the interest of NYC's MoMa PS1, where the award-winning Hy-Fi Mushroom Tower pavilion is currently being built.

We first discovered Ross’ unique mycelium material at The Workshop Residence in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood during the 2012 AIA SF‘s month-long Architecture and the City festival. Mush Room. MyciCulture. Mushrooms. Mycology and pharmacology. CHAMPIGNONISTES (ÉTATS-UNIS) Mushrums. NAMA: Common Cultivars. Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus and other Pleurotus species) The easiest mushroom to cultivate.

NAMA: Common Cultivars

Good for beginners. Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) Grow outdoors on logs or indoors on sawdust blocks. Delicious and also medicinal. Meripilus giganteus, Giant Polypore fungus. Distribution - Taxonomic History - Etymology - Identification - Culinary Notes - Reference Sources Taxonomy Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes. FUNGI Magazine - The Magazine for Amateur and Professional Mushroom Enthusiasts, Mycophiles and Mycologists. Fantastic Fungi! Mushrooms, puffballs, and slime molds. Cornell Mushroom Blog. Calocybe indica – History.