Use Foraging Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountains as a field guide or as a delightful armchair read. No matter what you’re looking for, be it the curative heal-all or a snack, this guide will enhance your next backpacking trip or easy stroll in the woods, and may just provide some new favorites for your dinner table.
Foraging Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountains provides detailed descriptions of edible mushrooms that grow in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States into British Columbia. Look inside for tips on finding, preparing, and using mushrooms, a glossary of botanical terms, and color photos.
The Colorado Mycological Society is a 501-3C non-profit Organization founded in 1967 by Dr. Sam Mitchel, a Denver physician and amateur Mycologist. Their purposes are to advance the understanding and to stimulate the interest of the members by:
They currently have over 2,000 members, and 28,000 people participating on their Facebook page.
Ed Lubow has been hunting mushrooms since the 1970s, has been a member of CMS since the 1980s, and was president of CMS twice (1997, 2010). Ed has been volunteering in the Sam Mitchel Herbarium of Fungi at Denver Botanic Gardens since 2008 and has taught the basic mushroom identification class for Denver Botanic Gardens since 2015.