Yearly Archives: 2010

General Meeting — Thursday January 13th, 2011

Our Jan. speaker is Britt Bunyard, editor of Fungi magazine. He will give a talk titled “From maitake to morels, a regional look at the edible mushrooms of North America.” Britt is a college professor who has taught a broad

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2011 Fungal Feast Dinner

SOLD OUT Our 2011 Fungal Feast takes place at the King Estate Winery on February 4th, 2011 at 6:30pm 96 tickets will be available. The first offering of tickets will go on sale on January 1st 2011 to active CMS

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General Meeting — Thursday December 9th, 2010

December’s speaker is Charlie LeFever, Phd. co-founder of the Oregon Truffle Festival and propertier of New World Truffieres. Dr. LeFever will give a talk entitled “Diamonds under the Douglas Fir: an introduction to the wild and cultivated truffles in Western

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CMS Group Foray — Saturday November 13th, 2010

Our next group foray will be led by board member Joe Spivack, who will lead us into the forests in the coastal range west of Eugene. This foray will take place in BLM areas. No permit is required for small

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General Meeting — Thursday November 11th, 2010

This month’s speaker will be Dr. Matt Trappe who will present a talk titled “Shaking the fungal tree of life: exploring relationships between truffles and mushrooms.” Dr. Trappe is a research ecologist with over 14 years experience working in western

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CMS Group Foray — Friday October 29th, 2010

Correction: The meeting location needs to be moved since the high school parking lot is in use during the week. The new location is at the parking lot at the Springfield Depot at “A” St. and South 2nd at 9:00 AM.

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CMS Group Foray — Sunday October 24th, 2010

NOTE: The Saturday foray has been cancelled, we will only have one on Sunday this weekend. We apologize for the change in schedule. We plan on visiting the Coast Range in some BLM areas. No permit is required for small quantities

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Drift Creek Fall Mushroom Retreat — October 23rd, 2010

Here is another opportunity for exploring our state and learning about mushrooms. Join Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center at the Drift Creek Camp for a one-day mushrooming retreat with a mushroom expert on Saturday, October 23, from 10:00-4:00. Participants

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29th Annual Mt. Pisgah Arboretum’s Mushroom Festival & Plant Sale — Sunday October 31, 2010

Festival 2009

29th Annual Mt. Pisgah Arboretum’s Mushroom Festival & Plant Sale October 31, 2010, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m Cascade Mycological Society co-sponsors this spectacular celebration with Mt. Pisgah Arboretum and Lane Community College. CMS volunteers collect, identify and organize 300-350

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CMS Welcomes Taylor Lockwood for “Mushrooms of America” — Friday, Oct. 29th 2010

A presentation by Taylor Lockwood, October 29th at LCC Forum Auditorium, Bldg. 17, Room 308. Taylor Lockwood has been traveling all around the world and now he is going to be in Eugene on October 29th 2010 to present his

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Mushroom Festival & Adventure Weekend October 22-25

Upcoming Events

Events on October 7, 2015
Asian Mycological Congress 2015 (India)
When:October 11, 2015
Location: Goa, India.
Description: The Asian Mycological Congress is a major biennial event that brings together mycologists from all over Asia and fosters learning, dissemination and promotion of mycology. AMC 2015 will cover advances in all aspects of mycology. The Congress will be held under the auspices of the Asian Mycological Association and the Mycological Society of India and organized by the Goa University. Goa is a cultural and touristic delight, surrounded by the tropical forests of Western Ghats on one side and pristine beaches on the other. Details:
Events on October 9, 2015
Intro To Wild Mushroom Foraging (OR)
When:October 11, 2015
Location: Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard Street, Eugene, OR 97405, United States
Description: Intro To Wild Mushroom Foraging – 116899
Do you enjoy eating local wild mushrooms but are afraid to forage for them? Learn how to safely identify and consume wild mushrooms. Discover their habitat, which mushrooms to avoid and which choice edibles are easiest to identify and find. The evening classroom presentation, with an edible & non-edible mushroom display and wild mushroom tasting, is followed by a Saturday Mushroom Foray for a hands-on experience of finding and identifying mushrooms. Note: You must attend the classroom presentation to participate in the foray. Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10, 10am to 12pm, Amazon Community Recreation Center, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene. Pre-registration required at

Meets: Friday 10-09-2015 6:00pm – 8:00pm AND Saturday 10-10-2015 9:00am – 4:00pm Main Hall /Kitchen – Amazon Community Center
Ages: 16 Yrs. and over.
Fees: $32.00.
Spots Available: 13
Events on October 13, 2015
When:October 13, 2015
Location: REI, 306 Lawrence St, Eugene, OR 97401, United States
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Eugene REI
Group size: 65
Instructor: Peg Boulay and Bruce Newhouse

Dive in to the fantastic world of fungi at your feet! You may never walk in the woods the same after learning about all the amazing kinds of mushrooms that grow in our mountain forests. Many of them are good edibles - if you first learn the basics. We will cover a bit of fungal ecology - so that you will know where to look. Then, we'll talk about the most yummy and findable edibles in our area - so that you will know what to look for! Lastly, we'll go over our favorite ways of preparing them - so that you will know what to do with them if you bring back a basketful. We also will bring in some real specimens as well as our favorite books. Don't forget to register, seats are limited.
Events on October 16, 2015
Mushroom Gathering at Breitenbush Hotsprings
When:October 20, 2015
Location: Detroit, OR, USA
Description: The Mushroom Gathering at Breitenbush Hotsprings Explore, forage, relax and create! Breitenbush Hotsprings are nestled in the old-growth forest in the Cascade mountains. This is one of my favorite mushroom immersion events. Gourmet food, crafts, informative lectures in a peaceful atmosphere. Lodging is in sweet, cozy little cabins, the vegetarian meals are exceptional and Mushroom Gathering staff are knowledgeable and generous with their guidance. Details at
Yachats Village Mushroom Fest (OR)
When:October 18, 2015
Location: Yachats, OR, USA
Description: Experience delectable wild forest mushroom cuisine, culinary markets, cooking demonstrations, wine and beer tasting, and live music. In addition, you're guaranteed a FUN time learning all about mushrooms, the role of fungi in forest ecology, how to grow your own culinary mushrooms, and much more. We are honored to have a phenomenal team of educators join this festival annually to give talks, lead mushroom walks, and provide exhibits and workshops. Stay posted for the 2015 schedule.


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