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The 33rd Telluride Mushroom Festival–August 16 through August 19, 2014–with Pre-Conference Workshops on August 15th, celebrates the multitude of uses of fungi (all things mycology).
The Telluride Mushroom Festival has been an annually recurring celebration of all things fungal the past 32 years in the high, summer-wet mountains of southwestern Colorado. Mushroom hunts, a mushroom display, mushroom cookery, mushroom talks and discussions, and a mushroom-costume parade through town are just some of the highlights of this annual 4 day mushroom festival.
In October, the North American Mycological Association annual foray will convene at Camp Arnold in Eatonville, Washington, which lies close to great mushrooming habitat in national forest lands of the Cascades Mountains and Mt. Rainier National Park.
Paul Stamets to be keynote speaker
Fungal visionary Paul Stamets will be the keynote speaker at the foray, and PSMS scientific advisor Steve Trudel will be the foray mycologist. For over 30 years, Paul Stamets has been a dedicated mycologist in the Pacific Northwest and is internationally recognized for his contributions in mycology and the environment. He has been called a visionary for his beliefs that a deeper knowledge of fungi can help solve many of the world’s pollution problems, which is the topic of his popular 2008 TED Talk that has been seen by millions. Paul coined the term Read more »
At the CMS April meeting, Randy Molina will present his informative talk “Diversity, Ecology, and Conservation of Truffle Fungi in Forests of the Pacific Northwest”. This presentation summarizes five decades of truffle research by the Corvallis Forest Mycology program and emphasizes the historical development of truffle science by mycologists over the last 100 years, truffle diversity and importance in forest ecosystems, and management principles to sustain this valuable fungal resource.
April 10, 2014 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Lane Community College, Room 115, Science Building #16
Now through the end of the month, our morel earrings are $15 per pair, including shipping. All proceeds from earring sales benefit the Freeman Rowe Scholarship Fund to help those that contribute to the advancement of mycology.
Most Mushrooms (without earring wire), are 3/4 inch to 1 inch in length, but sizes and shape may vary. The size of each earring set are made to match. All product materials are non-toxic. Earrings are shipped in ready to gift packaging and includes a description of the wild mushroom depicted.
The results are in! This year there were four winners for the annual CMS Photo Contest.
Coexist: Mycena subcana and Xeromphalina campanella decomposing a conifer stump by Mike Potts
Hydnellum peckii by Kris Jacobson
Coprinopsis lagopus by J. D. Bryan
Turbinellus floccosus by Elaine Owen
The winners will receive a Cascade Mycological Society Limited Edition T-Shirt, as well as special recognition at the 2014 Fungal Feast. A big thanks to all who participated for your interest and the fine photographs.