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Call for Submissions: Cascade Mycological Society Cookbook

chanterellesThe Cascade Mycological Society is soliciting contributions for an upcoming cookbook. All proceeds from our cookbook sales will go towards supporting the CMS grant and scholarship programs. The cookbook will be available for sale in fall 2013 and will feature over 100 one-of-a-kind recipes, plus anecdotes, tips, and photographs, featuring foraged, wild-crafted mushrooms from our geographic region. Tell us your best tips for cleaning, gathering, storing, pickling, drying, cooking, serving, decorating with, wearing, harvesting, and preparing mushrooms. Send us the incredible pictures that you would just love to have a wider audience. Now is your chance. Submit your contribution and become a published author.

If we accept your contribution, we will publish your name alongside your submission and invite you to the fall 2013 Cookbook Release Feast in order to celebrate the final publication of our cookbook. It’s sure to be a party to remember.

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Cookbook Fact Sheet

Cascade Mycological Society Teaching and Demonstration Support Grant

Grants up to $200.00 may be awarded to those wishing to teach children (K through 12) about mycology. The grant is intended to introduce children to mycology and may be used by the recipient to teach lessons on mycology, host a speaker, conduct a field trip, grow mushrooms in the classroom, obtain books for school use and the like.

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Ongoing CMS Student Scholarship/Grant

CMS has been proud to offer the Outstanding Research Project Scholarship since 2008. The scholarship is for college students (community college, undergraduate, or graduate) who are engaging in mycology research. The scholarship will be awarded for the research project that forward the understanding of the biology and ecology of fungi or that demonstrates the practical uses of fungi. The successful candidate will receive up to $1,000 and will be expected to present the results of her research at a CMS general meeting. Applications are due annually by March 1.  For more information, please e-mail

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