Web departments Eastern A. muscaria group. Photo by Pam Kaminski. Mushroom Identification Starting Out Collecting and learning about mushrooms The First Time We Saw Mushrooms The Identification Course 1. The Species Concept 2. Universal Veils 3. Partial Veils 4. Spore color Mushroom Profiles The genus Amanita Half-free morels. Photo by John Denk. Mushrooms and People Biographies and Interviews Lorelei Norvell Eating Mushrooms Edibility and poisoning Cooking Wild Mushrooms Preserving Wild Mushrooms Amanita muscaria – a reconsideration more species and recipes Mushroom Clubs Cortinarius gills. Photo by Craig Bennett. Mushroom Biology and Taxonomy Fungal Fundamentals What is a mushroom made of? How many mushrooms are there?