About the Author
Author-mycologist Lawrence Millman has written 15 books, including such titles as Last Places, Lost in the Arctic, Northern Latitudes and Our Like Will Not Be There Again. His articles have appeared in National Geographic, Smithsonian, Outside and The Atlantic Monthly. He has done mycological work in locations as diverse as the Canadian Arctic, Belize, Western Samoa, Alaska, Siberia, Costa Rica and Nantucket Island. His inventory of fungi at Wachusett Wildlife Sanctuary in Princeton, Massachusetts, currently numbers 490 species. He keeps a post office box in Cambridge, Massachusetts.