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North American Mycological Association

6615 Tudor Ct.

Gladstone, Oregon 97027

United States

Company Description

NAMA is committed and dedicated to the promotion of scientific and educational activities related to fungi. NAMA supports the protection of natural areas and their biological integrity. NAMA advocates the sustainable use of mushrooms as a resource and end ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Photography Committee

Contributing Editor

FUNGI Magazine

Affiliations

Member
The MAW

Walk and Foray Chairman
Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club

Identifying Mushroom Expert
Western PA Mushroom Club

Chairman of Photography Committee
NAMA

Member
Speaker's Bureau

Web References (88 Total References)


CLUBS - North American Mycological Association

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Member since 2000 | Club Trustee: John Plischke


Contacts - North American Mycological Association

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John Plischke III


Contributors (MushroomExpert.Com)

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John Plischke

Mr. Plischke is an amateur mycologist who spends most of his free time hunting and photographing mushrooms. He is the walk and foray chairman and past president of the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club. He has given scores of mushroom lectures and slide presentations, has won over 50 awards for his mushroom photography, and has produced two programs for the North American Mycological Association (NAMA) Educational Series. He is now chair of NAMA's Photography Committee and editor of the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club Cookbook.


The Horticultural Society of New York

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John Plischke III

John Plischke III is a founding member of the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club, which has become one of the largest mushroom clubs in the US. He is Walk and Foray Chairman of the WPMC and a member of the Speaker's Bureau. John has been awarded the club's Distinguished Service Award.
John is an identifying mushroom expert for the Western PA Mushroom Club (WPMC). He is a life member of NAMA and a trustee to both NAMA and NEMF. NAMA has awarded John the prestigious Harry and Elsie Knighton Award. John is Chairman of the NAMA Photography Committee. He has also presented programs to many NAMA affiliated mushroom clubs.
He is the editor of two WPMC wild mushroom cookbooks. John is also the author of Morel Mushrooms and Their Poisonous Look A Likes and Good Mushroom, Bad Mushroom. He has also contributed to over a dozen other mushroom books. He developed 2 slide programs for NAMA, has made numerous contributions to the NEMF website, and his portfolio includes 10 different mushroom programs.
John has won over 85 national and regional awards for his mushroom photography, is past chairman of the Fungus Section of the PA Biological Survey, has contributed to the mushroom poster available at the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation of Natural Resources, and has given scores of mushroom programs from the East coast to the West coast and across Canada. He can be reached at fungi01@aol.com.


Good Mushroom Bad Mushroom: Who's Who, Where To Find Them, & How To Enjoy Them Safely by Iii John Plischke at Book Territory

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John Plischke's informative, easy-to-read text and award-winning photographs take the guesswork out of identifying wild mushrooms. And when you get it right, there's no better eatin' than a fresh, wild Morel. For an added treat, John brings you from field to kitchen with some of his favorite mushroom recipes.

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"John is one of the top mushroom identifiers in North America."
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Mushroom expert John Plischke considers 50 of the most interesting and noteworthy Mushrooms out there, with full-color photos throughout and generous helpings of mushroom recipes. An attractive gift book for beginners and old-timers alike - adults as well as curious kids - Good 'Shroom Bad 'Shroom features heavy matte-laminated pages and concealed-wire binding for handy use outside.
Synopsis:
John Plischke III is acknowledged to be one of the top 5 mycologists in North America. An amateur and not a trained scientist, he spends most of his free time Hunting and photographing mushrooms. He is the foray chairman and past president of the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club. He has won over 80 awards for his mushroom photography, and has produced programs for the North American Mycological Association (NAMA) Educational Series. Chairman of NAMA's Photography Committee and editor of the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club Cookbook, John will be the keynote speaker at 2010's Mycology convention in Colorado.

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