Category: Information

Join the CMS Digital Media Team

CMS is creating a Digital Media Team! We want to make sure we have multiple volunteers who are familiar with our online tools and are willing to help out if needed.  If we build a team, and communicate well, we can create a fun and dynamic support structure...

CMS meeting night

2017 – New Meeting Night

Beginning in January of 2017 We will meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month Our meetings will continue to be held from 7pm to 9pm at the Amazon Community Center, located at 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR. To stay up on all of the CMS events go to...

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 Mitchel of...

Poisoning Alert

                                                                                                                             Oregon Poison Center   Fast Facts   1-800-222-1222   ALERT      –   AMANITA SMITHIANA MUSHROON POISONING We have had several cases of Amanita Smithiana that has caused acute renal failure in the last few weeks. This mushroom is often mistaken for the pine mushroom or matsutake mushroom, even...

Wild Mushroom Identification Class

We had a great turnout for last Friday’s “Introduction to Wild Mushroom Identification” Class at the Amazon Community Center. Thirty eight Eugenians who are not currently CMS members went home with a greater understanding of: the Biology and Life Cycle of Wild Mushrooms, their Nutritional Value, the Macro Characteristics...

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