Sunday, June 25 – MUSHROOM WALK through Central Park – 10am – 96th & Central Park West

Meet at the entrance to Central lPark at 96th Street and Central Park West at 10 am on Sunday, June 25th

SPRING MUSHROOMS – New Page on this website

l MORELS – BLACK MORELS – Morchella angusticeps – CHOICE EDIBLE (when cooked!) – on ground under sycamore trees near water See Webpage for more information about this and other morels and other spring mushrooms in the eastern United States New York City Mushroom Survey Key to Morels Central Park Mushrooms 2011 NYMS NYC Mushroom [...]

MSA Award

  THE MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA  Founded in 1932 ©Mycological Society of America Dear Gary,                   May 2, 2017 Congratulations on receiving the Gordon and Tina Wasson Award for your outstanding contributions to the field of mycology and for your efforts in educating the public about fungi. [...]

Henry David Thoreau, one of the very few worth reading every day !

March 5, 1858: “We would fain know something more about these animals and stones and trees around us. We are ready to skin the animals alive to come at them. Our scientific names convey a very partial information only; they suggest certain thoughts only: it does not occur to me that there are other names [...]

NEXT MUSHROOM and PLANT WALK – Saturday, May 20th – Alley Pond Park, Queens

  NYMS Pop-Up Walk, Alley Pond Park, Saturday May 20th Join Gary Lincoff for a pop-up walk in Alley Pond Park, Queens this Saturday, May 20th! Take the E subway to Kew Gardens and switch to the Q46 Bus and take it to the Winchester Blvd stop. When you get off the bus, cross Union [...]

MUSHROOM CLUBS in North America This is North American Mycological Association’s list of ALL mushroom clubs in North America that are affiliated with NAMA. Contact the one nearest to you to find out where and when there are mushroom hunts in your area!   A program on edible wild mushrooms on NPR’s Science Friday………recorded May 13, 2016   

Clades are here to stay…..for awhile, anyway

[Click on the image for an enlargement.] Clades are used in Botany and Zoology, as well as Fungi – and what they have to tell us is not insignificant or irrelevant. Clades can show us the lineages of organisms. Knowing how to see past appearances to the reality of things can direct our research in [...]


ETHNOBOTANY: A FIELD STUDY at the New York Botanical Garden 4 Wednesdays, June 8 – 29, 2016 .