Arleen Bessette

Alan E. Bessette is a professional mycologist and professor of biology at Utica College of Syracuse University. He has published numerous professional papers in the field of mycology and authored eighteen books, including Mushrooms of Northeastern North America, Mushrooms of the Adirondacks, and Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America.

William C. Roody is a mycologist and field biologist with the Wildlife Diversity Program at the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Author of the Preliminary Checklist of Macrofungi and Myxomycetes of West Virginia, North American Boletes--A Guide to the Fleshy Pored Mushrooms, and Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians, he frequently lectures on various aspects of mycology and has taught many mushroom-identification workshops.

Arleen R. Bessette is a mycologist and botanical photographer who has been collecting and studying wild mushrooms for many years. She has authored ten books, including Read More chevron_right