Hot Topics

A variety of interesting things are happening in the mycological community. While this list is certainly not exhaustive, it's a good place to start finding out what's new and exciting.

Sudden Oak Death Update
Fall 2008 is the time to learn more about treatment and prevention of Sudden Oak Death. There are several upcoming opportunities.
Sudden Oak Death Update
Sonoma County Sudden Oak Death (SOD)-related tanoak and coast live oak mortality has dramatically increased over the last two years, with 23% of the County's at-risk forests currently infested.
Sudden Oak Death
This plant disease has caused the widespread dieback of several tree species in California and Oregon forests, and has affected their associated mushrooms.
New Chanterelle Species
A new edible species of Cantharellus has been photographed!