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Important Update from the Cascade Mycological Society

This fall, the Cascade Mycological Society will partner with City of Eugene Recreation Services to offer educational opportunities to the community and host our monthly meetings/presentations. Please save the dates. Meeting Location and Date Change Cascade Mycological Society meetings will

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Photos from the Cultus Lake Foray

Spectacular weather and an abundance of spring boletes made for a fantastic overnight foray. Also out in full force were Amanita aprica with their orange-yellow caps and a variety of Ramaria. As for morels, we found a few but it

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Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from dirt to plate

In Albany, Oregon this weekend at the Mother Earth News Fair, be sure to check out “Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from dirt to plate” with John Kallas – Wild Food Adventures. MOTHER EARTH NEWS Stage | Saturday, 5:30-7:00 PM In

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Danny Newman, independent neo-tropical mycologist and photographer

Danny Newman, a visiting mycologist from California will be giving a special presentation to CMS on Wednesday May 27th. Danny Newman is an independent neo-tropical mycologist and photographer interested in cataloging biodiversity, and the systematics of entomopathogenic fungi. He’s the librarian

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CMS Meeting Thursday, May 14, 2015: A truffle of dubious origins: the enigmatic Sedecula pulvinata

Sedecula pulvinata is a rare truffle that occurs in dry pine forests.  It has somehow managed to escape the attention of molecular biologists – as well as most everyone else… the latest research is from 1947. We don’t know what

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Annual Membership Meeting Sunday, May 3, 2015: Morel Stuffing Party & Grill Out

Save the Date The Annual Membership Meeting has been scheduled this year in conjunction with the May Morel Stuffing Party & Grill Out on Sunday, May 3, 2015 beginning at 4:00 pm, at a member’s home. Bring a stuffing for the

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CMS Meeting Thursday, April 9, 2015: For the Love of Western Ascomycetes

“In this talk, I will illustrate the spectacular and diverse world of Ascomycete fungi in the west. You will learn about edibles from morels to truffles, fungal habitats and fungal lifestyles. I describe what Ascomycetes are. You will learn about unusual fungi,

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3rd Annual Spring Mushroom Fair in Humboldt

2015 Mush Fair Flyer

Attention Mycological Societies of Northern California and Oregon, The Humboldt State University Mycology Club would like to invite you to our Spring Mushroom Fair on Saturday April 4th, 2015 from 12:00-5:00pm in the Kate Buchannan Room on HSU campus. Please

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CMS Meeting Thursday, March 12, 2015: A People’s History of Mushroom Cultivation

Adventure into the discoveries, epiphanies, and profound accidents which developed the intimate dance with fungi we call mushroom cultivation. A span of almost 2,000 years and a brilliantly inventive past century have brought mushroom growing into a vital art of

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Costa Rica Mushroom Foray, May 31st -Jun 04, 2015

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Reservations are now being accepted for a Costa Rican Mushroom Foray to be lead by mycologist-author Lawrence Millman, who has documented fungi in places as diverse as Belize, Spitzbergen, Western Samoa, the Canadian Arctic, Honduras, Nantucket, and Costa Rica. He is

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