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Greg Marley

Greg Marley has a passion for mushrooms that dates to 1971, the year he left his native New Mexico and spent the summer in the verdant woods of central New York. Since then, he has become an avid student and teacher of mycology, as well as a mushroom identification consultant to the Northern New England Poison Control Center and owner of Mushrooms for Health, a company that provides education and products made with Maine medicinal mushrooms. Marley is the author of Mushrooms for Health: Medical Secrets of Northeastern Fungi. He lives and mushrooms in Rockland, Maine.

    Greg's Upcoming Events

    • Greg Marley at NOFA MA Winter Conference
      NOFA MA Winter Conference, Amherst MA
      January 10, 2015, 12:00 pm

      New England is home to some of the world's best edible and medicinal mushrooms, and also some that are dangerously toxic. Join a regional expert as we explore some common edible and medicinal mushrooms and how to integrate them into your life as a local sustainable functional food.

    Greg's Books

    Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares

    The Love, Lore, and Mystique of Mushrooms

    Throughout history, people have had a complex and confusing relationship with mushrooms. Are fungi food or medicine, beneficial decomposers or deadly “toadstools” ready to kill anyone foolhardy enough to eat them? In fact, there is truth in all these statements. In Chanterelle Dreams and Amanita Nightmares, author Greg Marley reveals some of the wonders and mysteries of mushrooms, and our conflicting human reactions to them.

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