Recent Updates from the Mushroom Belt

2016 Mushroom Festival: October 30th, 2016 10 am – 5 pm

The Cascade Mycological Society co-sponsors this spectacular celebration with Mt. Pisgah Arboretum and Lane Community College to fundraise for the Mt. Pisgah Arboretum. CMS volunteers collect, identify and organize more than 300 species of mushrooms in a stunning display of colors, shapes, and sizes. Suggested Donation:...

Fungal Pathogens

Meeting – January 18, 2017

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Where: Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, Oregon 97405 Dr. Jeff Stone will talk to us about “Fungal Pathogens of Forest trees and Ecology of Western Forests”. Jeff is a senior research professor in the department of Botany and Plant Pathology at...

CMS meeting night

2017 – New Meeting Night

Beginning in January of 2017 We will meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month Our meetings will continue to be held from 7pm to 9pm at the Amazon Community Center, located at 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR. To stay up on all of the CMS events...

Poisonous mushrooms

Know Your Poisonous Mushrooms!

The 2016 mushroom foraging season has unfortunately been accompanied with numerous mushroom poisonings in the Pacific Northwest.  Fortunately, because of medical treatments originating in Europe, there have been no reported deaths even though some have ingested what are considered to be deadly poisonous mushrooms. Dr. Todd...

Mushroom Gifts for the Holidays

Do you need a gift for the Mycophile  in your life?  Or, perhaps you have all your shopping done except that one extra gift for yourself.  The CMS Store is a great place to shop for gifts while also supporting the Cascade Mycological Society.  We ship...

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