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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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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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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, January 8, 2015: Speaker Alija Bajro Mujic

For the first meeting of the year, Alija Bajro Mujic will present his PhD research upon the false truffle genus Rhizopogon and its unique symbiosis with trees in genus Pseudotsuga (Douglas Fir). This talk will share the stories and the

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CMS Meeting: Professional Forager Toby Esthay

Toby Esthay
photo by Rebecca Fyffe

Toby Esthay is the invited speaker for the Cascade Mycological Society Meeting on Thursday, December 11 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm. He is a professional forager in Oregon and plans to show his fantastic mushroom photography, chat briefly about truffling and answer questions from

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Friday October 24, 2014: Mushroom Photographer Taylor Lockwood

Experience the passion of the world’s leading mushroom photographer. Travel with Taylor across the globe to hunt and find  the most beautiful bioluminescent mushrooms  in countries such as Brazil, China, Madagascar,  New Zealand, Australia, and America. Taylor’s thirty year career

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Yachats Village Mushroom Fest

Janet and Griffin

Friday, October 17 – Sunday, October 19 The Yachats Village Mushroom Fest is one of the best weekend long festivals in all of Oregon. This tiny coastal village nestled between lush temperate rainforest and the wild Pacific surf provides ideal habitat for

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Mushroom Festival

This event has been called one of the best mushroom shows in the country, and the biggest on the West Coast. Cascade Mycological Society (CMS) co-sponsors this spectacular show and celebration with Mt. Pisgah Arboretum and Lane Community College. Lane

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Mycologist Erin Blanchard Will Attend the 2014 Mushroom Festival

Erin Blanchard is one of the invited mycologists who will be identifying the fungi at this year’s Mt. Pisgah Mushroom Festival. About Erin Blanchard Erin is studying the taxonomy and identification of fungi. Originally from San Diego, she moved north to

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CMS Meeting: “Fun with Fungi” Featuring Amy Rossman, Thursday, October 9, 2014

October’s invited speaker is Amy Rossman and the title of her talk is “Fun with Fungi,” an overview of the most interesting aspects of fungi and what one can do with them. Dr. Rossman is Research Leader of the Systematic

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