Hunting Morels in Montana

By guest blogger & mycologist Tim Wheeler The first thing to know about morels is they are a component of the spring mycota here in Montana. That is, if you’re out looking for morels in the fall, you will end up with an empty basket! The best time to start...

Enter the World of Lichens

Story and photos by Tim Wheeler You’ve probably noticed them: dangling above a forest trail, covering rocks atop an alpine peak, colonizing fence posts and the bark of urban trees. These bizarre shapes and colors that decorate our world are a group of organisms,...