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    Author(s): Catherine G. ParksCraig L. Schmitt
    Date: 1997
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-393. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 22 p
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    This paper reviews the wild mushroom resource of the Blue Mountains of northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington and summarizes issues and concerns for regulation, monitoring, and management. Existing biological information on the major available commercial mushrooms in the area, with emphasis on morels, is presented. Brief descriptions of the most commonly collected mushrooms are given, as well as the site conditions and plant communities influencing their occurrence or proliferation.

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    Parks, Catherine G.; Schmitt, Craig L. 1997. Wild edible mushrooms in the Blue Mountains: resource and issues. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-393. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 22 p

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    Morels, special forest products, commercial mushroom harvest, Blue Mountains

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