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Ideas on Tap: Fungi and the Forest

Quench your thirst – for beer and for knowledge – at Ideas on Tap, the museum’s pub conversation series. Enjoy Claim 52 beers and thought-provoking discussions about science, ecology, history, and more. October 7 Fungi and the Forest With botanist

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Yachats Village Mushroom Fest: October 16-18, 2015

16th Annual Yachats Mushroom Fest

Yachats is a small coastal village that highlights good regional food, local arts & crafts, and is surrounded by lush temperate rainforest that provides (and depends upon) an astonishing array of fungi and mushrooms. This annual festival features wild forest

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Cascade Mycological Society Presents “The Creeping Garden” on Thursday, October 22

Special Limited Engagement – One Night Only – Thursday, October 22 at 9:15 pm Directed by Jasper Sharp, Tim Grabham Documentary – 2015 – USA – 81 Minutes – Unrated Tickets: $8 Advance/$10 Door Buy Tickets Bijou Art Cinemas 492 East 13th Avenue

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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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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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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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The Telluride Mushroom Festival 2014

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

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NAMA (North American Mycological Association) Annual Foray

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

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Mushroom Festival & Adventure Weekend October 22-25

Upcoming Events

Events on October 7, 2015
Asian Mycological Congress 2015 (India)
When:October 11, 2015
Location: Goa, India.
Description: The Asian Mycological Congress is a major biennial event that brings together mycologists from all over Asia and fosters learning, dissemination and promotion of mycology. AMC 2015 will cover advances in all aspects of mycology. The Congress will be held under the auspices of the Asian Mycological Association and the Mycological Society of India and organized by the Goa University. Goa is a cultural and touristic delight, surrounded by the tropical forests of Western Ghats on one side and pristine beaches on the other. Details:
Ideas on Tap: Fungi and the Forest
When:October 7, 2015
Location: Sprout!, 418 A St, Springfield, OR 97477, United States
Description: Quench your thirst - for beer and for knowledge - at Ideas on Tap, the museum's pub conversation series. Enjoy Claim 52 beers and thought-provoking discussions about science, ecology, history, and more.

First Wednesday of the month, 7:00 p.m.

This month, join botanist Molly Widmer and wildlife biologist Chris Melotti, both from Cascade Mycological Society, for a discussion of all things fungi - and discover the roles that mushrooms play in our local forest ecosystems.

Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Events on October 9, 2015
Intro To Wild Mushroom Foraging (OR)
When:October 11, 2015
Location: Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard Street, Eugene, OR 97405, United States
Description: Intro To Wild Mushroom Foraging – 116899
Do you enjoy eating local wild mushrooms but are afraid to forage for them? Learn how to safely identify and consume wild mushrooms. Discover their habitat, which mushrooms to avoid and which choice edibles are easiest to identify and find. The evening classroom presentation, with an edible & non-edible mushroom display and wild mushroom tasting, is followed by a Saturday Mushroom Foray for a hands-on experience of finding and identifying mushrooms. Note: You must attend the classroom presentation to participate in the foray. Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10, 10am to 12pm, Amazon Community Recreation Center, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene. Pre-registration required at

Meets: Friday 10-09-2015 6:00pm – 8:00pm AND Saturday 10-10-2015 9:00am – 4:00pm Main Hall /Kitchen – Amazon Community Center
Ages: 16 Yrs. and over.
Fees: $32.00.
Spots Available: 13
Events on October 13, 2015
When:October 13, 2015
Location: REI, 306 Lawrence St, Eugene, OR 97401, United States
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Eugene REI
Group size: 65
Instructor: Peg Boulay and Bruce Newhouse

Dive in to the fantastic world of fungi at your feet! You may never walk in the woods the same after learning about all the amazing kinds of mushrooms that grow in our mountain forests. Many of them are good edibles - if you first learn the basics. We will cover a bit of fungal ecology - so that you will know where to look. Then, we'll talk about the most yummy and findable edibles in our area - so that you will know what to look for! Lastly, we'll go over our favorite ways of preparing them - so that you will know what to do with them if you bring back a basketful. We also will bring in some real specimens as well as our favorite books. Don't forget to register, seats are limited.
Events on October 16, 2015
Mushroom Gathering at Breitenbush Hotsprings
When:October 20, 2015
Location: Detroit, OR, USA
Description: The Mushroom Gathering at Breitenbush Hotsprings Explore, forage, relax and create! Breitenbush Hotsprings are nestled in the old-growth forest in the Cascade mountains. This is one of my favorite mushroom immersion events. Gourmet food, crafts, informative lectures in a peaceful atmosphere. Lodging is in sweet, cozy little cabins, the vegetarian meals are exceptional and Mushroom Gathering staff are knowledgeable and generous with their guidance. Details at


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