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2017 Mount Pisgah Arboretum Mushroom Festival

~ Always the Last Sunday in October ~ The Mushroom Festival returns for another fun-filled day of family-friendly activities! CMS co-sponsors this spectacular celebration with Mount Pisgah Arboretum and Lane Community College. CMS Sponsored Displays and Activities CMS volunteers collect, identify and organize a stunning display...

Why I Volunteer

The Benefits of Volunteering for CMS By Sandy Patton 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...

CMS 2016-2017 Year in Review

The 2016/2017 Cascade Mycological Society Year in Review If you measure the Mushroom Season in poundage of mushrooms (especially edibles) the 2016/2017 Mushroom Season was not the best. We actually found more Chanterelles after the June rains last summer than we did in October or November....

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...

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