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Fungi & Lichens

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Additional Resources

Videos & Films


‘Gifts of the Land: A Guided Nature Tour with Robin Wall Kimmerer’

The Commons of the University of Kansas.  3/25/21. 20:48


‘Live from Carl Schurz Park:  Fungi and Lichens’ with Susan Hewitt.

Carl Schurz Park Conservancy.  4/6/21.  6:10


‘Welcome to the World of Fantastic Fungi’. 

Documentary film by Louie Schwartzberg.

Fantastic Fungi and Netflix.

Organizations & Websites

New York Mycological Society 

Educational Resources


iNaturalist App – share your observations with the wider community

A joint project of the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society

Look for these projects: 

  •  Lichens of New York City

  • Fungi of NYC, a project of the New York Mycological Society

About Lichens. 

U.S. Forest Service.

Articles & Reports


‘How Fungi Can Help Fight Climate Change.’

Schuerman, Lindsey Jean.  One Earth.  10/25/21

Likin’ the Lichens in New York State. 

New York State Parks Department Blog. 5/9/17.


The Overlooked Organisms That Keep Challenging Our Assumptions About Life

Yong, Ed. The Atlantic. 1/17/19


There’s Fungus Among Us.

 New York State Parks Department Blog. 10/30/18


The Secret Lives of Fungi. They shape the world-and offer lessons for how to live in it. 

Hsu, Hua. The New Yorker. 5/11/20.


Sheldrake, Merlin. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures.  Random House.  2020.


Simard, Suzanne.  Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest.

DK Publishing/Knopf. 2021





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