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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....

Photos from the CMS Foray at Hyatt Lake

A total of 32 fungi species, including several species of Morchella, were found at the recent CMS foray in the Hyatt Lake area east of Ashland. Many thanks to local mycologist Mike Potts for his guidance on this foray and assistance with the species identification. A...

Poisonous mushrooms

Know Your Poisonous Mushrooms!

The 2016 mushroom foraging season has unfortunately been accompanied with numerous mushroom poisonings in the Pacific Northwest.  Fortunately, because of medical treatments originating in Europe, there have been no reported deaths even though some have ingested what are considered to be deadly poisonous mushrooms. Dr. Todd...

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