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Call for CMS Mushroom Festival Volunteers

Did you know that the amazing mushroom display at Mount Pisgah Arboretum’s (MPA) Mushroom Festival is entirely collected, identified, displayed and interpreted by CMS volunteers? (Of course, we have wonderful guest experts assist us with identification.) You can help! Here’s

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Spring Morel Foray : May 18 2013

Spring Foray May 18th    Our annual Spring Morel Foray will be on Saturday, May 18th. It is for CMS members only and dogs are not allowed. This year we will again explore in the general area of  Jack Creek,

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CMS Foray to collect for Fungal Feast – Feb 2

collecting mushrooms

On Saturday, Feb. 2 there will be a foray led by David Hammond and Cheshire Mayrsohn with the intention of collecting mushrooms for the Fungal Feast to be held Thursday Feb 7. This time of year we expect to find hedgehogs,

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CMS Prepare for Thanksgiving Foray – Saturday November 17

On Saturday November 17, Chris Melotti and Molly Widmer will be coleading a CMS foray. This foray will be heading to the Cascades, with the exact location to be determined. The emphasis of this trip will be on collecting edible

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Foray with Steve Trudell

Coast Mushroom Foray with Steve Trudell October 25-26th, Jessie M. Honeyman State Park Join fellow mushroom enthusiasts for a mushroom hunt on Thursday; ID what was found; join in a pot-luck dinner; and stay over in one of Honeyman’s yurts

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CMS Member Foray — Saturday May 19th, 2012

The foray is limited to CMS members ONLY and pre-registration is required. You must register by the end of day Sunday May 13th in order to attend the foray. NO EXCEPTIONS! This sounds strict, but we need to have a firm count of the

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Foray — Saturday, February 18th

Our resident expert Chris Melotti will be leading a mushroom foray this Saturday February 18th 2012. Forays are open to CMS members only, and preregistration is required. Please register at forays@cascademyco.org by 12:00 PM Friday the 17th. The group will meet

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Give Your Valentine a Mushroom Foray — Sunday, February 12th

Changes to CMS Forays: The CMS board met to discuss forays and issues related to increased foray turnout and membership. First, we are happy that the interest in forays has increased and want to make sure that our forays stay

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CMS Member Forays — November 11th and November 19th, 2011

NOTE: The foray on November 19th has been cancelled due to weather conditions. If the foray leader reschedules, the information will be available on the website. Sorry for the late notice, the weather system coming through now is just too

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Upcoming Forays in Anticipation of the Festival

NOTE: Updated foray information. There will be one more foray before the festival on Friday the 28th. Since this is on a school day, the high school parking lot is not available and a new meeting place has been chosen.

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