Monday, June 02, 2014
By Lynn Levy
Steve Axford’s photographs seem to come from a slightly enchanted place. It’s a place where the pale brown lumps I think of as "mushrooms" have been transformed into a host of strange new creatures—some shimmering, some translucent, some hairy, some hideous, but all magic.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Eugenia Bone, author of Mycophilia: Revelations of the Weird World of Mushrooms, talks about the world of mushrooms and other fungi. She’ll cover how to forage for mushrooms, how to identify the good and the poisonous, how fungi grow, and how to eat them.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Can one blissful moment change your life? Producer Andy Mills introduces us to Reverend Mike Young, a man who can pinpoint a pivotal handful of minutes in the 1960s that he claims did just that. As a college student, he was part of a study in which ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
It's the fall, which means one thing to food lovers: mushroom season. In our weekly food segment, we get out of the kitchen and into the forest with Kathy Gunst, food writer and author of "Stonewall Kitchen Breakfast," and Rob Evans, chef at Hugo's restaurant in Portland, Me., and winner of the 2009 James Beard Award. They tell us about their experience foraging for wild mushrooms in the wilds of Maine and how to use those 'flowers of fall' – or their supermarket equivalents – in the kitchen. (Click through for recipes, including Chef Evans' Matsutake Mushroom Risotto.)