Yearly Archives: 2013

Mushroom Cultivation Presentation: November 14th

CMS’ invited speaker(s) for November are former CMS board member Ryan Wolverton and his wife Priscilla.  Ryan is a graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in botany. They have a mushroom business called Soul2grow.com. Soul 2 Grow is a collaborative

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Introducing Wild Mushroom Pinterest Board

Wondering what to bring to the CMS Cookbook Autumn Potluck or just looking for ideas on how to cook your fall mushroom haul? Visit our new Pinterest board for inspiration. Already have a recipe everyone adores? Submit it online for possible

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Call for CMS Mushroom Festival Volunteers

Did you know that the amazing mushroom display at Mount Pisgah Arboretum’s (MPA) Mushroom Festival is entirely collected, identified, displayed and interpreted by CMS volunteers? (Of course, we have wonderful guest experts assist us with identification.) You can help! Here’s

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Langdon Cook Presents: Friday, October 25th at the LCC Forum

Langdon Cook, author of “The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America” and “Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager,” will be our featured speaker on the Friday before the Mt. Pisgah Mushroom Festival. Langdon’s

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Special Russulas Presentation: October 17th, 2013

Bart Buyck from Paris will present “Russulas” Several of the regional mycology clubs have worked together to bring Dr. Bart Buyck to the PNW. He is here to gather local Russulas for study and to talk to the various mycology

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General Meeting: Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Do Edible Mushrooms in Oregon Contain Radioactive Contaminants? Matt Trappe, one of the authors of “North American Truffles,” will talk about local mushrooms having radioactive contaminants on October 10th. Matt is a research ecologist with over 15 years experience working in

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Mushroom Festival: October 27th, 2013 from 10am–5pm

As you’ve heard, Langdon Cook, author of “The Mushroom Hunters” and “Fat of the Land” is our featured speaker at the LCC Forum this Friday. He is also going to be at the Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Mushroom Festival on Sunday.

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Mushroom Identi-Fest: Thursday, September 12

The first meeting of “the mushroom year” for the Cascade Mycological Society will be what we like to call the “identifest.” What’s an identifest? Just as it sounds, this meeting will be focused on identifying fresh mushrooms that people have

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Membership Meeting and Pizza Social : Thursday June 13

Come join the rest of the CMS membership for our last general meeting of this season! This is a members only meeting and pizza social, and the last CMS activity before we go into  “hibernation” over the summer. The pizza

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General Meeting : Thursday May 9

Movie Night  – The Cloud Forest Project Join us for popcorn with truffle oil and a movie. “The Cloud Forest Project” film is based on a group of U.S. scientists’ funded by the National Geographic and the National Science Foundation,

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