Common Fungi (Mushrooms) of the Rocky Mountains

Fungi, fungus, mushroom, or however you want to say it are a really strange form of life and they are everywhere in the Rocky Mountains.  Simply saying the word mushroom gets a strong reaction from people.  It can cause them to make a disgusted face or it can cause them to smile as they think about eating them.

Whatever you think of mushrooms, fungi are incredibly important for a healthy environment and also help people in making many different kinds of food and medicine. Continue reading