Check out this video about mushroom foraging in the Bay Area, featuring ESPM graduate student Sydney Glassman and ESPM professor Tom Bruns. If you’d like to try mushroom foraging yourself, visit The Mushroom Observer or consider enrolling in Professor Bruns’ course: PMB 113: California Mushrooms. You can also connect with Sydney on twitter (@fungifoodie) or follow her blog: Fungi Foodie.
Video Credit: The Fungi Forager from Courtney Quirin on Vimeo. Reporter Courtney Quirin is a trained wildlife ecologist turned environmental journalist, currently studying at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. Though her interests span many topics and disciplines, she’s particularly keen on capturing multimedia stories pertaining to the global wildlife trade, human-wildlife relationships, food security, international development and the effects of global markets on local environments and cultural fabric. View Courtney’s other videos.