The president Wednesday steered the conversation back to the economy. His administration has been criticized in recent weeks over the flawed rollout of the HealthCare.Gov portal. Obama's remarks on inequality follow similar comments last week by Pope Francis.
Foraging for fungi and other wild edibles has grown in popularity in the the U.S. and abroad in recent years, fueled by guide books, Internet buzz and hype from chefs. As a result, some known mushroom hunting grounds are taking a beating.