today's MUG 10.18.17

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Mushrooms
Every Person in New York



BUYING
We're spoiled for choice, mushroom-wise. Madura and Blue Oyster at Union Square Greenmarket, Manhattan Fruit Market at Chelsea Market and Eataly are some of the best options. For dry, SOS Chefs, 104 Avenue B [6th/7th] 212.505.5813.



GROUP
John Cage was the founder of this iteration of the New York Mycological Society, which has dinners, walks, talks, and a membership of the most knowledgeable shroomheads around.



BOOKS

Eugenia Bone's fascinating Mycophilia: Revelations from the Weird World of Mushrooms.



The Mushroom Cookbook: A Guide To Edible Wild And Cultivated Mushrooms



Healing Mushrooms: A Practical and Culinary Guide to Using Mushrooms for Whole Body Health



Mushrooms: Deeply delicious recipes, from soups and salads to pasta and pies




MUSHROOM CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

Someone has to claim it, and Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, which produces about 60% of the country's mushrooms, is the winner. Every September, they have a Mushroom Festival and The Woodlands at Phillips is their year-round mushroom hub.



TRAVEL

Go Mushroaming in Tibet, Bolivia, and other far-flung spots with mycomaster Daniel Winkler.



FORAGING AND LEARNING

Many days out of the year, you can take a tour with "Wildman" Steve Brill to learn about native mushrooms and plants.

Mushroom Mania is a class taught by local fungus sensei Gary Lincoff, 10/25-11/15, four Wednesdays from 10am-1pm at the NY Botanical Garden. (scroll to page 14 on the PDF)

Urbani has classes and events, including a four-course dinner with white truffles in their test kitchen on November 14, 7-9pm, $150.






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