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Mushroom Observer

Join fellow citizen mycologists on their mission to fill in mushroom research gaps (notably, more than 95 percent of the world's fungi species remain unknown to science) by returning to this feature from the 02-28-2020 Scout Report. Mushroom Observer exists to record observations about mushrooms, help people identify mushrooms they are not familiar with, and expand the community around the...

Developed by amateur mycologist Dr. Michael Kuo with contributions from amateur and professional mycologists, MushroomExpert.Com is an excellent resource for a wide variety of mushroom enthusiasts. The site provides a genus and species index and search engine for detailed information on, and quality up-close photos of, over 330 North American Mushrooms. Individual species pages include brief...
Mycology and Citizen Science with William Padilla-Brown

William Padilla-Brown wears many hats as "a mycologist, teacher, and social permaculture practitioner." On this episode of The Permaculture Podcast (a show that has spent the last decade connecting listeners to experts on diverse niches within natural ecosystems), Padilla-Brown discusses what sparked his interest in mycology and what the future holds for his various projects. He credits his...
North American Mycological Association

From the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz to the Maine Mycological Association, coast to coast, people are keen on the study of mycology. The North American Mycological Association helps connect these enthusiasts. Launched in 1967, NAMA is a "non-profit organization of professional and amateur mycologists with over 80 affiliated mycological societies in the United States, Canada and Mexico," on a...
The Mycology Webpages

The Mycology Webpages was created by Dr. David Malloch, renowned mycology and research associate at the New Brunswick Museum of Natural Sciences. The site seeks to celebrate "the astounding diversity of fungi and our unending fascination with them." Readers should begin on the Natural History of the Fungi page, where they can learn background knowledge on fungi, such as reproduction, construction,...