Teresa Marrone has been gathering and preparing wild edibles for three decadesand writing about them for 25 years. She is the author of more than a dozen outdoors-themed books, including the Wild Berries & Fruits Field Guide series (currently available for four regions of the U.S.) and numerous cookbooks featuring wild foods. She lives in Minneapolis with husband Bruce and enjoys shooting photos of mushrooms, berries and all things wild in the area surrounding their property abutting Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Walt Sturgeon is a nationally recognized field mycologist who has 40 years of experience with wild mushrooms, primarily in eastern North America. He has served as President of the Ohio Mushroom Society, and Vice President and Foray Chairman of the North American Mycological Association. An award-winning photographer with photos in numerous field guides, he is also the author of Waxcap Mushrooms of Eastern North America and Mushrooms and Macro Fungi of Ohio and the Midwestern States. Walt has received the North American Mycological Association’s Award for Contribution to Amateur Mycology and the Northeast Mycological Foray‘s Friend of the Amateur award. He is married to Trish and resides in East Palestine, OH.