Special forest products species information guide for the Pacific Northwest. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, General Technical Report 513. 2001.
Biology, ecology, and social aspects of wild edible mushrooms in the forests of the Pacific Northwest: a preface to managing commercial harvest. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, General Technical Report 309. 1993.
Non-Timber Forest Products Resources is a web site that collects information from a variety of sources about species and products that are harvested for profit. Examples include mushrooms, berries, ferns, tree boughs, cone, moss, and medicinal products.
Non-timber forest products. A webinar presented by Jason Emsley at the WSU Forestry Extension 2021 Forest Owners' Winter School, February 27, 2021.
Forest cultivated mushroom production systems. 2020 Fall Forestry Seminar, sponsored by Washington Tree Farm Program.
Growing shiitake mushrooms on logs. A webinar presented by Kevin Zobrist at the WSU Forestry Extension 2021 Forest Owners' Winter School, February 27, 2021.
Forest Farming Specialty Mushroom Crops. A webinar presented by Justin O'Dea, Patrick Shults, and Stephen Bramwell, WSU Extension on April 14, 2020.
Growing edible mushrooms on logs. A webinar presented by Washington State University, Extension Forestry. 2020. 1 hour, 6 minutes.
Bigleaf maple syrup
If you are interested in tapping bigleaf maple for syrup, visit the web page of resources prepared by WSU Forestry Extension.
Newspaper articles about Washington forest landowners who are tapping their maples for syrup have been recently published;
- Tapping West Coast maples for fun and profit: Pacific County man helping lead research effort, by Elaine Oneil. The Chinook Observer, Feb. 11, 2021.
- Northwest maple syrup? University of Washington testing local bigleaf maples for sweet industry. The Columbian, May 13, 2021
Big leaf maple syrup. 2020 Fall Forestry Seminar, sponsored by Washington Tree Farm Program.