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 Identification Workshop

Two day Fungal Identification Workshop

The Cascade Mycological Society (CMS) announces an intermediate to advanced, two day fungal identification workshop. The workshop will be lead by Mycologist Ron Hammil, with assistance from Lane Community College (LCC) Biology instructor Susie Holmes. Dates:  March 9th & 10th, 2017, 9am to 5pm Location:  LCC...

Join the CMS Digital Media Team

CMS is creating a Digital Media Team! We want to make sure we have multiple volunteers who are familiar with our online tools and are willing to help out if needed.  If we build a team, and communicate well, we can create a fun and dynamic...

Truffle Hunting thru History

Meeting – February 15, 2017

  When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm Where: Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene  February’s featured speaker is Dr. James Trappe. His topic will be “Native truffles, Native trufflers; Truffle Hunting through History, Part 1″. Documented commerce in native truffles dates back to 1800 B.C.,...

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...

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