Spongiforma Squarepantsii, The Spongebob Mushroom

During the spring of 2011, three mushroom experts published their findings about a very unusual species of fungus from the rainforest of Borneo. The tropical mushroom forms a brilliant orange, resilient fruiting body that bounces back when you squish it. Read More

The Dictyophora Indusiata Mushroom Debate – A Natural Aphrodisiac?

There will be some mycophiles who might read this blog and rightfully shake their heads in disgust. The controversy that surrounds the species Dictyophora indusiata (which is a sort of stink horn mushroom) is a little ludicrous, to be sure, Read More

Getting Lost While Mushroom Hunting

It’s very embarrassing to get lost in the woods while you are mushroom hunting with friends, especially if you are all reasonably invested in wildcraft. Of course, it can also be a catastrophe — a friend of mine once spent Read More