Chicken of the woods season is coming up. Are you ready?

The Central Texas Mycological Society has boomed during the pandemic. Here’s why.

Central Texas Mycological Society
Angel Schatz, left, and Sam McChesney, aka “Sam the Fungi,” of the Central Texas Mycological Society have led several hikes this summer on Austin-area trails to bring together people who love mushrooms. (Photos by Addie Broyles)

I’ve been hiking on the Barton Creek Greenbelt since I moved to Austin, but I’d never been on a hike like this. 

It was late Jul…

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