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New and Featured Content

Newest Content

New records and species pages for Chicago Region: Dentocorticium portoricense and Trametopsis cervina.

Upcoming Events

Mycoflora and mushroom identification workshops: May 26, June 2, June 17.

Monday, June 4th
Michael Kuo; Illinois Mycological Association at the Niles Historical & Cultural Center.
Also visit the IMA on Facebook and MeetUp.

Tuesday, June 19: Slushies and Science event at Sidetrack in Lakeview with Field Museum scientists.

Mushroom Videos

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Mushroom Description Pages

Building pages for the many different kinds of macro-fungi in the Chicago area. These are a few examples of species pages. There are also higher level pages from Kingdom down to genus. For example: Cantharellus, Hypocrea, Stereum, and Trametes. For all of the fungi pages see the Guide Site Map.

Highlights from other websites

The April 2017 issue of Chicago Magazine has a feature article on Patrick: Do You Know the Mushroom Man? Also see side article: Where to Go Mushroom Hunting In and Around Chicago.

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Presentations in 2018 by Patrick

See list of past presentations by Patrick


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