Category Archives: Newsletters


Spring 2019

Greg Thorn and Cyphelloid Fungi by Leah Krauss
Indian Style Curried Lactarius in Coconut Milk by Dennis Aita
Thai Curry Lactarius in Coconut Milk by Juniper Perlis
Stepping Up Your Mushroom Game: 10 Surprising Ways iNaturalist Can Help by Sigrid Jakob
Who’s in a Name? by John Dawson
Appalachian Fungi: A Field Guide by Walter E. Sturgeon review by Tom Bigelow
Mycommentary by Ethan Crenson
Notes from the 2019 Business Meeting

Winter 2019

Microbia: A Journey into the Unseen World Around You by Eugenia Bone reviewed by Mical Moser
How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan reviewed by Leah Krauss
Green-Wood Cemetery: A Place for the Dead That Teems with Life by Sigrid Jakob
The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins reviewed by William May
The Mushroom Fan Club by Elise Gravel reviewed by Mac Crenson
Mushrooms: A Natural and Cultural History by Nicholas P. Money reviewed by Matt Gardner
Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation by Tradd Cotter reviewed by Craig Trester

Summer-Fall 2018

This newsletter is dedicated to our beloved friend and mentor, Gary Lincoff.

Contributors: Dennis Aita, Alissa Allen, Raymond Archambault & Kit Hang Leung, Alice Barner, Tom Bigelow, Eugenia Bone, Kathy and Joe Brandt, Cornelia Cho, Jason Cortland, Ralph Cox, Ethan Crenson, Jean-Pierre Delwasse, Bill Eggers, Ginette Francis, Matt Gardner, Tim Graham, Jeff Hodges, Susan Hopkins, Hiromi Karagiannis, Richard Kauffman, Reema Keswani, Sharon Kitagawa and Ira Hainick, Deborah Klein, Pam Kray, Jim Kronick, Carin Kuoni, Sam Landes, Maryna Lansky, David Lewis, Roz Lowen, Claude Martz, Mark Michleski & Kumiko Itagaki, Lawrence Millman, Mical Moser, Danny Newman, Anna Oakes, Elias Oakes, John Oakes, Nathaniel Oakes, Louise Oppedahl, John Plischke III, Michael Rapp, Don Recklies, Bruch Reed, Maria Reidelbach, Sarah-David Rosenbaum, Pam Sabroso, Paul Sadowski, Talia Schenkel, Elinoar Shavit, Noah Siegel, Dianna Smith, Dorothy Smullen, Walt Sturgeon, Kay Spurlock, Vivien Tartter, Thomas J. Volk, Nancy Ward, Sue Watson, Victor Weiss, Patricia Welles, Thaddeus Wolfe, Jacquelyn S Wong, Michael Wood, Gene Yetter, Bill Yule, Maria Zeremski

Spring 2018

Gary Lincoff by Ethan Crenson
NYMS DNA Barcoding Kit by Craig Trester
Roy Halling Lecture – The North-South Connection by Paul Sadowski
Blotches, Spots, and Bumps on Logs by Vivien Tartter
Excerpt from “Microbia: A Journey Into the Unseen World Around You” by Eugenia Bone
NYMS 2018 Business Meeting Minutes

Winter 2018

Praying For Rain? by Dennis Aita
A Roundup of New York City Fungi for 2017 by Tom Bigelow
Mushrooms Grow in Chinatown by Alberto H. Arensberg
Symposium on White Nose Syndrome in Bats by Pam Kray
Foray Newfoundland and Labrador 2017 by Mical Moser
Book Review by Tom Bigelow

Summer 2017

Gary Lincoff Awarded Wasson Prize
Are Fungi the Factories of the Future? by Raquel Du Toit & Jeremy Schaller
Ganoderma Workshop with Matt Schink by Vivien Tartter
Denis Benjamin’s Illustrating Mushrooms with Watercolor Workshop by Reema Keswani
Ursula Hoffmann by Ralph Cox, Dennis Aita & Dianna Smith
Chicken of the Woods Chipotle Sauce by Marie Viljoen
Year 1 in Mushroomworld by Mical Moser
NEMF by Juniper Perlis


Spring 2017 NYMS NewsletterCONTENTS:

Call for NEMF 2017 Volunteers & Book Auction Contributions
Looking for Morels in All the Right Places
I Must Eat Mushrooms for Dinner
NYMS History: From the Archives of the Farlow Herbarium
Naturalist Symbiosis: Beetle/Fungi Interactions
Annual Meeting Minutes



Winter 2017 NYMS NewsletterCONTENTS:

Microscopy Course Description
Revolutionary Mushroom Cooking Technique
NYMS Winter Gathering by Mical Moser
Mycommentary by Ethan Crenson
The Year in Mushrooms, a 2016 Wrap-up by Tom Bigelow
Emil Lang Lecture Series
A Day at The Garden by Paul Sadowski



Summer 2016 NYMS NewsletterCONTENTS:

Mycophagist Table Update
Our Springtime Morel Tasting
Evening in Paradise
Bolete Patrol
Artist Gwen Fabricant
Fungi as Public Health Ally
Seduction of Taxonomy