Morel Magic: Books and Movies for Mushroom Lovers

It’s the season for that ever-popular and delicious mushroom, the morel. Whether you enjoy hunting for them in the woods or at the farmers’ market, this list is for you.

MDC, Mushrooms, & Music by The Missouri Department of Conservation
This collection of stories from the Missouri Department of Conservation, which originally aired as a half-hour television series, features natural history, Native American folklore, conservationism, and more.

Know your Mushrooms by Larry Evans and Gary Lincoff
Follow myco visionaries Gary Lincoff and Larry Evans as they lead us on a hunt for the wild mushroom and the deeper cultural experiences attached to the mysterious fungi.

How to Forage for Mushrooms Without Dying: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Identifying 29 Wild, Edible Mushrooms by Frank Hyman
With Frank Hyman’s expert advice and easy-to-follow guidelines, readers will be confident in identifying which mushrooms they can safely eat and which ones they should definitely avoid.

The Forager’s Pantry: Cooking with Wild Edibles by Ellen Zachos and Douglas Merriam
This comprehensive and accessible book takes readers through spices and herbs, flowers, fruit, greens, nuts and seeds, tubes and roots, and mushrooms, showing how some of the best ingredients come from nature itself.

The Delicacy by James Albon
Rare and delicious fungi spell trouble for an ambitious restaurateur in this sumptuously painted graphic novel from one of Scotland’s most imaginative young cartoonists.

The Mushroom Fan Club by Elise Gravel
Forage the forest for nature’s most alien creatures with cartoonist Elise Gravel and learn all the wildest fungus facts!

The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen by Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley
In his first cookbook, Sherman shares his approach to creating boldly-seasoned foods that are vibrant, healthful, at once elegant, and easy.

Atlas ilustrado de las setas by Georges Becker y Bohumil Vančura
Este libro ofrece al lector un completo catálogo de las setas más importantes, con descripciones detalladas e ilustraciones para aprender a reconocer cada una de ellas.