photo David Pilz Dave Pilz is a Consultant and Writer through the auspices of his business, PilzWald - Forestry Applications of Mycology. For nine years he conducted research on the Productivity and Sustainable Harvest of Edible Forest Mushrooms at the Pacific Northwest Research Station (USDA-Forest Service) in Corvallis, Oregon. Subsequently, he worked four more years as a Forest Mycologist with Oregon State University. There he published research on the compatible production of commercially-valuable forest fungi in forests managed for timber and other amenities. Contact information and PDF files of most of his publications may be obtained at





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