DO NOT eat any mushrooms on the basis of photo ID alone -- many toxic mushrooms look edible!!!
Online resources & PDFs
Mykoweb - photos and descriptions of California fungi, and lots of other information
Mushrooms of Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve (PDF) (west of Winters, CA)
50 Tips to Put More Morels in Your Basket The Mycophile Mar-Apr 2015. From midwest, but might be helpful here. (PDF)
Mushroom Observer - lots of photos and descriptions
Jackson Demonstration State Forest near Fort Bragg is a great place to look for fungi. However, you need a permit. For more info, visit their website.
Siegel, N. & Schwarz, C. Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast: A Comprehensive Guide to the Fungi of Coastal Northern California Ten Speed Press (plasticized paper) $35.00
Desjardin, D.E., Wood, M.G., & Stevens, F.A. California Mushrooms: The Comprehensive Identification Guide Timber Press. Hardcover $60 ($42 from the publisher)
The MYCOPHILE: Newsletter of the North American Mycological Association (our club is a member)
Besette, A., Beug, M. & Bessette, A.E. Ascomycete Fungi of North America A Mushroom Reference Guide, University of Texas Press. $85 ($56.95 from the publisher)
Arora, David, Mushrooms Demystified, 2nd ed., Ten Speed Press
Lincoff, Gary H., National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms, Knopf
Phillips, Roger, Mushrooms and other fungi of North America, 2nd ed., Firefly Books
Bone, Eugenia, Mycophilia: Revelations from the Weird World of Mushrooms, NY Times book review
Winkler, Daniel, Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of California - pocket-sized, light-weight, laminated field guide - $7.95, available from the author (click link).
Mushrooms of the National Forest in Alaska - beautiful, very comprehensive brochure (PDF).
Mushrooms and Other Nuisance Fungi in Lawns (PDF) published by UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program.
Petersen, Jens H., The Kingdom of Fungi, Princeton University Press, $29.95.
Apps for iPhone or iPad
Roger's Mushrooms Pro - $4.99
Fungi - $3.99
Lost in the Light, The Story of N. Gardneri - fascinating video on luminscent Brazilian mushroom
Taylor Lockwood's The Mushroom Identification Trilogy, DVD, $19.95
Dr. Andrew N. Miller, Mycologist, INHS
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
http://vimeo.com/41572191 Mycology research
http://vimeo.com/41574577 Importance of InvertNet and Mycology
http://vimeo.com/41573407 Applications of mycology research
Interested in using a microscope? See Notes On Microscopy & How To Get Started
Mushrooms of Oceania - beautiful photos
John Cage and fungi (download PDF)
Mushroom recipes from member Hank Shaw Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
Mushroom Watercolors by Bob Sommer, listed by name, location, and date (thanks to the late John Lennie)
Other clubs (distant)
Place to stay
Bed & Bread Hiouchi - a small bed and breakfast on the Smith River up by the Oregon border in the redwood, Doug fir, and tanoak forest. (Lovely spot - we've stayed there - B&B).
Mushroom Stock Photo Catalog (Taylor Lockwood)
Kingdom of Fungi - Taylor Lockwood's site with books, calendars, etc.
Paul Kozal Photography, Art of the Mushroom - photography from Gualala, uses interesting scanning technique.
Morels - board game designed by a Pennsylvania-based amateur mycologist, "... teaches in about 10 minutes, plays in 30 minutes, is for 2 players, and is designed for both adults and kids.