Recent Updates from the Mushroom Belt

Mushroom Gifts for the Holidays

Do you need a gift for the Mycophile  in your life?  Or, perhaps you have all your shopping done except that one extra gift for yourself.  The CMS Store is a great place to shop for gifts while also supporting the Cascade Mycological Society.  We ship...

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...

Truffles: The Mycorrhizal Hitchhiker

When:Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Where: Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, Oregon 97405 Ryan Stephens of the University of New Hampshire will talk about truffle diversity in the Northeast and the mechanisms by which these subterranean fungi disperse. Most tree species require mycorrhizal...

A Fabulous Mushroom Festival – 2016

  Drum role, please … Through the help of many CMS volunteers (58 total), Susie Holmes’s LCC students, and Bitty Roy’s team from UofO, the Mushroom Display at the 2016 Mount Pisgah Mushroom Festival was one of the best on record! The number of species brought in by CMS...

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