Outdoor News video: Grow your own shiitake mushrooms

In this Outdoor News video, Kathy Yerich, author of “Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest,” demonstrates – with help from Mike Hehner – the do-it-yourself process to creating shiitake mushroom logs. Categories: How To’s, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Mushrooming, Mushrooms

Wild Mushroom Hunting Tips

The Taste of the Wild features recipes and tips for preparing wild game and foraging wild edibles. In this piece, we share tips from Walter Sturgeon, a nationally recognized author on woodland fungi and the author of  Appalachian Mushrooms: A Field Guide for mushroom hunters.

Erie’s mushroom kingdom: exotic mushrooms abound

ERIE, Pa. — Pennsylvania is far and away the largest producer of mushrooms in the U.S., mostly the white “button” variety, grown on 68 farms mostly in the Philadelphia region. That’s been true for generations. Now, for many reasons – Americans’ widening interest for food grown and produced locally, a focus on low-carb diets, and encouragement of farmers by the…