MushroomExpert.com A fantastic website with up-to-date nomenclature, tons of pictures, and
guidelines for beginners on collecting, microscopy, and trees.
Mushroom Observer Post pictures, generate lists, and view the finds of amateur and professional mycologists from across the globe.
Mycokey A fungus identification and information system. In MycoKey you can search for genera and species or use the dynamic, morphing mushroom identifier to name your specimens and find thousands of photos and descriptions.
Russ Cohen gives walks and courses on edible wild plants. For a schedule of his activities, check his website.
Wanda Metcalf creates paintings of nature using watercolors and computer techniques. See an on-line gallery of her work at her website.
Lawrence Millman is an avid mycologist and writer. Larry recently published Fascinating Fungi of New England, the first book to be devoted exclusively to New England fungi. Please read about Larry and his work at his website.
Ascofrance A forum dedicated to Ascomycetes. Users can interface in either English or French by clicking on the French or British flags at the top of the page. You can download articles, view images, and post.
Home of the Hysteriaceae, Mytilinidiaceae & Gloniaceae In depth information on these ubiquitous microfungi, many of which can be found in New England. Keys, phylogenetic information and historical notes along with easy to read methodologies for studying these gorgeous bitunicate ascos.
Home of the Xylariaceae Jack Rogers et al. An amazing website full of information on the genera xylariaceae and its species.
Don Pfister's Lab at the Harvard Herbaria Dr. Pfister is our Club's scientific advisor. Don's expertise is in discomycetes and this site has numerous resources including a nomenclatural revision to Seaver's North American Cup Fungi (Operculates) and a searchable bibliography. Profiles of staff and volunteers at the Harvard Herbaria, with contact information, are also available.
Xylariaceae Keys to the many genera and species of the Xylariaceae. These are fungi like our common Daldinia concentrica (carbon-cushions) and Xylaria polymorpha (dead man's fingers).
Agaricales key. Gertrude Burlingham's Russula key, pages 201-205, is especially useful. Russula species descriptions begin on p. 205.
Many classes and forays are annual events whose details change. Just a few event sponsors are listed below. There are many more.
Foray Newfoundland and Labrador Foray Newfoundland and Labrador is a not-for-profit organization conducting amateur mushroom forays in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Their excellent newsletter, Omphalina , can be found here
MSA - Mycological Society of America The MSA is a scientific society dedicated to advancing the science of mycology - the study of fungi of all kinds. Publishes scholarly journal, Mycologia, and bimonthly newsletter, Inoculum.
Index Fungorum A nomenclatural website where you can search for the current name of a fungus, find citations for descriptions, or search the Bibliography of Systematic Mycology for articles on genera and authors. An invaluable resource!
Mycobank Similar to Indexfungorum, where you can search for current names and synonomies, as well as find descriptions of many fungi. Equally invaluable!
Mycology Collections Portal Data derived from universities, botanical gardens, museums, and agencies that provide taxonomic, environmental, and specimen-based information.
Don Pfister's Lab at the Harvard Herbaria Dr. Pfister is our Club's scientific advisor. Don's expertise is in discomycetes and this site has numerous resources including a nomenclatural revision to Seaver's North American Cup Fungi(Operculates) and a searchable bibliography. Profiles of staff and volunteers at the Harvard Herbaria, with contact information, are also available.
Arnold Arboretum Arboretum, classes, bookstore. A great place to learn your trees and shrubs.
The Fisher Museum at Harvard Forest. Petersham, MA An amazing museum showcasing highly detailed educational dioramas depicting scenes like New England forests through time and forestry practices.
There are many trails to explore through Harvard Forest after your visit to the museum. Check out the old growth hemlock forest.
Friends of the Farlow Founded in 1980 The Friends of the Farlow is an international group of amateurs and
professionals interested in cryptogamic botany and in seeing the Farlow Reference Library and Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany at Harvard University flourish.
Fungi for Schools An integrated collection of teaching resources by the British Mycological Society.
Hollis Catalog Harvard's library holdings catalog. This page has information on using Hollis. Search for citations of articles and books online and visit the Harvard Herbaria libraries to acquire your materials.
For information on library hours and access, click here
World Cat A great and easy to use way of searching for books in libraries near you. Often times, you may be able to request an item through your local library's interlibrary loan program. Talk to your local librarian for details.