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CMS Meeting: “Diversity and dispersal of tropical forest Xylariaceae” with Roo Vandegrift, Thursday, November 13, 2014

Roo Vandegrift is the invited speaker for the November Cascade Mycological Society Meeting.  Meet at  7:00 pm, room 115, Science Building (Building 16) at Lane Community College in Eugene. There will be a mushroom show and tell identification session prior to

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Radical Mycology

Peter McCoy is seeking contributions for a new book on the current state of the field of mycology. In short, the book will be a user friendly guide to the entire fungal kingdom, exploring its many ecological roles as well

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CMS Meeting: “Plants that Eat Truffles for Lunch” Thursday, January 9, 2014

Dr. Dan Luoma, professor at Oregon State University’s Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, will describe the fascinating interactions between forest plants and their associated mushroom and truffle fungi. Dr. Daniel Luoma received his B.S. in Physical Geography from the University of Oregon

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Mushroom Species Lists 2010

Mt. Pisgah Mushroom Species List has been updated for 2010 to include data up to the 2009 Mushroom Show. Download the mt_pisgah_show_list_1983-2009 (PDF), or mt_pisgah_show_list_1983-2009 (XLS).

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Tricholoma Flavovirens Toxicology Research

Indications of hepatic and cardiac toxicity caused by subchronic Tricholoma flavovirens consumption P. Nieminena, V. Kärjäb, and A.-M. Mustonena Food and Chemical Toxicology Volume 46, Issue 2, February 2008, Pages 781-786 The confirmed finding of increased plasma CK activities and

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Amazon Mycorenewal Project

Between 1964 and 1992, Texaco spilled over 18.5 billion gallons of highly toxic waste into 600 open unlined pits. Little has been cleaned up. These pools contain a mixture of oil, heavy metals and radioactive substances that continues to overflow

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Matsutake Survey Volunteers Needed

The Deschutes National Forest, in conjunction with , is conducting surveys of matsutake fruiting grounds to identify the impact of forest thinning. The American matsutake is a highly prized edible mushroom, the commercial harvest representing a multimillion dollar industry. Volunteers

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Mushroom Species Lists 2009

We have updated species lists for the Mt. Pisgah Mushroom Show, Hendricks Park and the Common Mushroom Check List: hendricks_park_species_list_2009-02-17 mt_pisgah_show_list_1983-2008 common_mushroom_checkoff_list_2009-02-23 Thanks to Bruce for providing this excellent resource! The lists now contain data for 25 years at the

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American Academy of Microbiology colloquium report on Fungi

The American Academy of Microbiology has released its newest colloquium report, “The Fungal Kingdom: Diverse and Essential Roles in Earth’s Ecosystem.” The report is the product of a colloquium convened by the Academy in November 2007, where experts in mycology,

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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

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