Videos on Mycology

These videos are from the MycoGuide YouTube Channel

Join your local mushroom club

Interested in wild mushrooms? The best way to learn about fungi is to join a mushroom club. See video…

On the Trail of Mushrooms: Morels and False Morels

Patrick shows the differences between morels and false morels. Join the Illinois Mycological Association as we discover the diversity of mushrooms and other fungi in the Upper Midwest. See video…

Citizen Science: mycoflora projects document fungi

Citizen Science happens when everyone becomes involved, mushroom hunters, volunteers, photographers, students, and scientists. Local mycoflora projects are growing across North America. Together we can build up knowledge on the diversity and distribution of our fungi. See video…

Citizen Science: Collecting Specimens

The first step in collecting includes documenting where the mushroom was growing. For this turkey-tail we determine the type of wood and write that down on paper. See video…

Citizen Science: Photographing Mushrooms

We're going to be taking some pictures of mushrooms. Hopefully I can give you guys some tips and tricks to take home and improve your photography. See video…

Citizen Science: Somme Woods Plot Study Introduction

The Citizen Science Project of the Illinois Mycological Association documents the mushrooms and other fungi of Somme Woods. What is the impact of buckthorn on mushroom diversity? How will the mushrooms respond to the woodland restoration? See video…