Wisconsin Mycological Society

Welcome to our home on the web, we are in the process of updating and expanding our website.

 

Website Updates

2015 Inoculation Event page added

Upcoming Events – Mushroom dinner.

Spring 2015 Newsletter added

Mushroom of the Month updated

Upcoming Events – September / October Foray date changes.

New info Navigation heading – added Book Page

Upcoming Events – May Lecture, May Foray date

 

Fungi Facts!

Mushrooms are the fruit

Mushrooms are the fruit of some kinds of fungi – the rest of the fungus is made up of a mycelium, or web, of fine threads (hyphae) in the soil, tree or dead leaves.
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Mushrooms are the fruit of some kinds of fungi – the rest of the fungus is made up of a mycelium, or web, of fine threads (hyphae) in the soil, tree or dead leaves.

Death Caps

Some wild mushrooms are poisonous, and these ones are sometimes called toadstools – one called the Death Cap may cause about 90% of deaths from mushroom or toadstool poisoning (when picking wild mushrooms to eat, talk to an expert to be very sure that they are the right ones)
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Some wild mushrooms are poisonous, and these ones are sometimes called toadstools – one called the Death Cap may cause about 90% of deaths from mushroom or toadstool poisoning (when picking wild mushrooms to eat, talk to an expert to … Continue reading