Yearly Archives: 2012

General Meeting – Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Musings of a Mushroom Hunter: A Natural History of Foraging Paperback
by Denis Benjamin

Cascade Mycological Society is pleased to welcome Dr. Dennis R Benjamin as the speaker for our January general meeting. Dr. Benjamin will have his latest book available for sale (Musings of a Mushroom Hunter: A Natural History of Foraging), as well

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Fungal Feast : Feb 7

Mushroom & Stinging Nettle Soup

Cascade Mycological Society is pleased to announce that the Fungal Feast is returning! Mark your calendars, we will be celebrating Oregon’s bountiful wild mushroom harvest with the 2013 Fungal Feast  on Thursday, February 7 beginning at 6:30 at the NW Youth

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CMS Foray to collect for Fungal Feast – Feb 2

collecting mushrooms

On Saturday, Feb. 2 there will be a foray led by David Hammond and Cheshire Mayrsohn with the intention of collecting mushrooms for the Fungal Feast to be held Thursday Feb 7. This time of year we expect to find hedgehogs,

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Now, Forager

We have heard from Jason Cortlund, who has directed the mushroom foraging themed movie movie “Now, Forager”, which is playing from December 28 through Jan 4 at the Living Room Theatre in Portland. From Jason ” Mushroom clubs have been

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General Meeting – Thursday Dec 13

Our December general meeting will feature the Spanish mycologist Dr. Luis Gonzaga. Dr. Gonzaga will present about studies of European black truffle ecology. He will discuss evidence supporting the hypothesis that “Ectomycorrhizae could be ‘liming’ host plant roots”. Please join

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CMS Prepare for Thanksgiving Foray – Saturday November 17

On Saturday November 17, Chris Melotti and Molly Widmer will be coleading a CMS foray. This foray will be heading to the Cascades, with the exact location to be determined. The emphasis of this trip will be on collecting edible

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General Meeting – Thursday Nov 8

Ja Schindler : Fungi for the People We are pleased to welcome Ja Schindler from Fungi for the People to our November general meeting. Fungi for the people is a Eugene-based organization dedicated to working with mushrooms in a sustainable

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2012 Photo Contest Winners

Agaricus button

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2012 Photo Contest. For all those who did not get the chance to see the framed prints at the Mushroom Festival, or who were having too much fun to notice them, we

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2012 Mount Pisgah Arboretum Mushroom Festival

Don’t miss the 31st annual mushroom show at the Mount Pisgah Arboretum! This is the largest event of the year for CMS, and is always a special treat for everyone either seriously or casually interested in regional fungi. It is

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Debbie Viess : “Wicked and Wonderful Amanitas of the West”

Cascade Mycological Society Presents Debbie Viess Biologist/Naturalist/Writer/Artist Wicked and Wonderful Amanitas of the West Debbie is obsessed with mushrooms in general and Amanitas in particular, for close to 20 years. In 2006 she co-founded the Bay Area Mycological Society (BAMS),

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