Bionet.mycology: mushroom-hunting, recepies etc?
alg at panix.com
Sat Aug 27 17:47:36 EST 1994
In article <Pine.3.89.9408212233.A17420-0100000 at efn.org>,
Marshall Landman <mlandman at EFN.ORG> wrote:
>On 19 Aug 1994, Brett Tyler wrote:
>> At 12:40 PM 8/19/94 +0000, Timo Harmo wrote:
>> >I have just found this newsgroup. This looks very interesting, but
>> >before advertize this for our mushroom-enthusiasts I would
>> >like to ask about the purpose of this group. Is this meant for mycological
>> The Mycology Newsgroup was originally set up by mycologists and fungal
>> geneticists to facilitate exchange of scientific information about the
>> fungi. Of course, lay mushroom hunters and other enthusiasts are welcome
>> to "listen in" and contribute scientific comments and questions. However,
>> if you would like have a discussion group centered around mushroom
>> collecting, recipes etc, I think it would best be set up as a separate
>> What do others who use the Mycology newsgroup think?
>I have found some of the discussions on the newsgroup too scientific for
>my interests. I too am more interested in the growing/mushroom hunting
>aspects of mycology. I would be very interested to see a newsgroup
>dediated to hunting/growing of mushrooms.
>Anyone out ther know hot to go about starting a new newsgroup? Is anyone
>interested in taking the lead?
>I'll keep tuned in. Thanks, Marshall Landman
i would welcome a separate newsgroup on mushroom hunting/growing.
however, until such a thing happens, we'll have to be content with
co-existing in this newsgroup. trying to boot out or discourage the
non-scientists from participating in this newsgroup would be a
btw, being a lay mushroom hunter does not imply any lack of scientific
sophistication or lack of interest in the more scientific
aspects/implications of non-academic mycology.
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