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Mycena haematopus

In wet conditions when things are a little boring, mushrooms growing from decomposing hardwood logs might be worth a look. One small species, Mycena haematopus, the Bleeding Mycena, isn’t edible...

Boletus separans

The lilac bolete, Boletus separans, formerly Xanthoconium separans, is associated with woodland oaks. It’s medium to large in size, has a dry, lumpy cap that starts pinkish brown or light brown...

Cantharellus cinnabarinus

What Cantharellus cinnabarinus, the cinnabar chanterelle, gives up in size is often redeemed by quantity. Troupes of these tasty little guys inhabit dampish, hardwood areas. Cinnabar chanterelles...

Stropharia rugosoannulata

Stropharia rugosoannulata, the Wine-cap or King Stropharia, is often cultivated but also grows wild in disturbed soils or wood chips. The dry, wine- colored cap soon fades toward tan. Gills are...

Summer Potluck

Date: August 17th, 2016 We had a fun and tasty potluck. Here's a couple of photos including a massive Old Man of the Woods.

Morel Foray #1 2016

Date: April 5, 2016 Lead by: Mike Hopping A full complement of AMC members got an early start on a cold morning to participate in the club’s first morel foray of 2016. It took place on Tuesday,...

Morchella punctipes

Half-free morels, Morchella punctipes, aka M. semilibera, resemble black morels until you notice that the completely hollow stalk is attached part-way, but not all the way, up inside the head...

Cooking Demonstration

At our October monthly meeting, Michael Gentry of “Everyone Cooks” did a comedic cooking demonstration on how to cook with mushrooms.

Silk Scarf Dyeing Workshop

This July, the Asheville Mushroom Club was honored to have the rare opportunity to learn about natural dyeing with mushrooms and mycopigments from one of the leaders in the field, Alissa Allen.

Baorangia bicolor

Baorangia bicolor, formerly Boletus bicolor, was thought to differ from the poisonous Boletus sensibilus by lacking a curry smell. Not necessarily, according to Michael Kuo. Boletus sensibilus...

Foray at Catawba Falls

Date: July 2, 2015 Leader: Bre O'Connor View the Species List Mushrooms were not plentiful – still a bit early in the season - but we had a decent turn-out of people(about 15 or so) and fine...

Foray at Turkey Pen

Date: August 29, 2015 Leader: Shiela Dunn View the Species List Twenty-five members led by Shiela Dunn assembled at the Turkey Pen trail head for the last foray of the 2015 season. No September...
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