Category: Articles

Tribute to Gary Lincoff

CMS was saddened to learn of the passing of mycologist Gary Lincoff on the morning of Friday, March 16, 2018. He was a giant and visionary in the world of mycology.  Even though CMS never had the opportunity to host Gary, all of our members have benefited from...

2017 Mount Pisgah Arboretum Mushroom Festival

Another fun-filled event of family-friendly activities! CMS co-sponsors this event put on by Mount Pisgah Arboretum with Lane Community College. The 36th annual Mount Pisgah Arboretum Mushroom Festival was a big success, all due to the efforts of our awesome volunteers!  This was another record-setting year, even for...

Why I Volunteer

Why did I ever volunteer to write an article about “The Benefits of being a CMS Volunteer”?  What have I gotten myself into? What kind of propaganda can I come up with to convince people they should give up some of their extra time to occasionally volunteer for...

A Fabulous Mushroom Festival – 2016

  Drum role, please … Through the help of many CMS volunteers (58 total), Susie Holmes’s LCC students, and Bitty Roy’s team from UofO, the Mushroom Display at the 2016 Mount Pisgah Mushroom Festival was one of the best on record! The number of species brought in by CMS members was...

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: $8 per...

Meet the Artists – Wayne, Cheshire and Sandy

We have come to the last 3 artists in our “Meet the Artists” series providing biographies of everyone who has generously donated their time and talents to make the Mushroom Art Exhibit at the Morning Glory Cafe a success.  If you have not yet been, you have until...

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