Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a unique education agency with a statewide network of professional educators, trained volunteers, and county offices.
For over 100 years, the agency has improved lives across Texas by delivering innovative science-based solutions and education at the intersection of health, agriculture and environment in communities across the state.
Today, we continue the legacy of service, bringing together traditional outreach and modernized tools to reach Texans right where they are.
North Texas Master Naturalist Program – The Texas Master Naturalist program is designed to develop a corp of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas. https://public.ntmn.org/
Mushroom Identification Online Resources
Mushroom Expert - www.mushroomexpert.com
Mushroom Observer – www.mushroomobserver.org
iNaturalist – www.inaturalist.org
Fungal Diversity Survey (FunDIS) – www.fundis.org
Healing Mushrooms – www.healing-mushrooms.net/texas
Texas Mushrooms - www.texasmushrooms.org
MyCoPortal - mycoportal.org
CrustFungi - www.crustfungi.com
Mushrooms of the Gulf States: A Field Guide to Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida by Alan E. Bessette, Arleen R. Bessette, David P. Lewis (2019)
Mushrooms of the Southeastern United States by Alan E. Bessette, William C. Roody, Arleen R. Bessette, Dail Dunaway (2007)
Texas Mushrooms: A Field Guide by Van and Susan Metzler (A bit outdated.. published in 1992)
Amanitas of North America by Britt Bunyard and Jay Justice (2020)
North American Boletes: A Color Guide to the Fleshy Pored Mushrooms by Alan E. Bessette, William C. Roody, Arleen R. Bessette (2000)
A Mushroom Word Guide by Robert M. Hallock, PhD
Polypores and Similar Fungi of Eastern and Central North America By Alan E. Bessette, Dianna G. Smith, and Arleen R. Bessette (Sept. 2021)