Category: Research

2018 Freeman Rowe Scholarship Awards

  The CMS Board is pleased to announce the 2018 Scholarship/Grant award recipients. The Board made a unanimous vote to award $1000 scholarships each to Edward Barge and Gillian Bergmann based upon their project proposals.  Both are students at Oregon State University. Each recipient will receive $500 now, and $500...

Wanted: West Coast Porphyrellus

Wanted: West Coast Porphyrellus

CALLING ALL MYCOPHYLES, WE NEED YOUR HELP!   Dr. Dennis E. Desjardin and Catherine Callaway are currently conducting a research project to determine the correct names for our west coast species of the bolete genus Porphyrellus. The entities we are looking for have been described as follows: Cap:...

Dan Thomas

Meeting – May 17, 2017

When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Where: Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, Oregon 97405 Fungi are most famous as mushrooms, delectable or dangerous, sprouting from the forest floor. Researchers have realized that the real magic of these organisms, however, lies in their invisible lives as protectors,...

Meeting – January 18, 2017

Meeting – January 18, 2017

  When: Wednesday, January 18, 2017, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Where: Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, Oregon 97405 Dr. Jeff Stone will talk to us about “Fungal Pathogens of Forest trees and Ecology of Western Forests”. Jeff is a senior research professor in the department of Botany and Plant Pathology...

CMS Meeting: The Fungus Affecting Douglas Fir Forests

Presented by the Cascade Mycological Society When:Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Where: Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, Oregon 97405 According to an August 24, 2016 article in the Register Guard, an increasing number of Douglas fir trees in the Oregon Coast Range are suffering from...

Truffles of the Southern Willamette Valley: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Tuesday January 26th 5pm-7pm at Axe & Fiddle Public House, 657 E. Main Street, Cottage Grove The CFWWC welcomes Scot Loring, mycologist, to present a talk entitled, “Truffles of the Southern Willamette Valley.” The world of truffles is extremely underexplored across the planet. We frequently walk right over them and almost never...

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