There is a lot to find out about mushrooms.

  • Go on forays and meet with us; look at the Events page and foray preparation.
  • Find out who we are and what we do on the About page.
  • If you want to learn about identification of fungi check out the resources
  • Check out what’s ‘seasonable’ on the Recipes page.
  • For “How to Pick” info, look at the article Picking Mushrooms
  • For foray leaders you will want to review the checklist.
  • Visit the Blog including historical posts

Northland Outdoors Article

Paula was interviewed by Brad Dokken of the Grand Forks newspaper and was published recently. Check out  Northland_Outdoors_article_Nov2021

Fall Meeting and Foray at Lake Bemidji State Park Successful Oct 2

Oct Foray TableA good group showed up for our Fall meeting and foray at Lake Bemidji State Park. Recent rains brought out the mushrooms, too! The group also discussed events for this Winter. …more…


We got a notice that could be interesting for mushroom growers and others:

The Woodchip Handbook by Ben Raskin is now available from Chelsea Green Publishing. This is the first and only complete guide to sourcing and using woodchip—an abundant, inexpensive, and ecologically sustainable material—for savvy growers and landscapers at any scale, from farm to garden to greenhouse. We’re also hosting a free webinar with Ben Raskin on November 8th at 1:30 pm EST and here’s the registration link with further info on the webinar.

Here’s the information sheet from Janet Nelson for how to use iNaturalist
Check out some South American fungi action with Juliana

Not a member yet? Download the membership application and bring it along.

Questions? Use the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Each year’s foray dates and locations are posted on our Events schedule of educational events and forays on the events page.  Always check there before going to see if anything has changed.

Good Information:

Check out the slides from our recent zoom educational meeting “Fungi: The Big Picture


NAMA has an excellent series about Medicinal Mushrooms by Dianna Smith who is editor of the NAMA magazime McIllvania and former Mycophile newsletter editor. If you were wondering….

Scientific Research & Medicinal Fungi

and Medicinal Fungi: Hype & Hope and

finally Glass Half Full or Half Empty

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Paul Bunyan Mushroom Club is an affiliate of the North American Mycological Society (NAMA) and you can download the NAMA Mycophile newsletter (current and past) on their publications page.


Potlach land purchased by Conservation Society and will be accessible for foraging.

Check out an interesting article about mushrooms helping a central American indigenous community overcome abusive loggers and government oppression.

Newest on the Recipe page: Chantarelle Asparagus Bake
Where Can I Pick Mushrooms?

An informative article about this topic (from another area).

Where are PBMC Members? Check out the map
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