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CMS Meeting: “Diversity, Ecology, and Conservation of Truffle Fungi in Forests of the Pacific Northwest” Thursday, April 10, 2014

At the CMS April meeting, Randy Molina will present his informative talk “Diversity, Ecology, and Conservation of Truffle Fungi in Forests of the Pacific Northwest”. This presentation summarizes five decades of truffle research by the Corvallis Forest Mycology program and

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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 Identi-Fest: Thursday, September 12

The first meeting of “the mushroom year” for the Cascade Mycological Society will be what we like to call the “identifest.” What’s an identifest? Just as it sounds, this meeting will be focused on identifying fresh mushrooms that people have

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Membership Meeting and Pizza Social : Thursday June 13

Come join the rest of the CMS membership for our last general meeting of this season! This is a members only meeting and pizza social, and the last CMS activity before we go into  “hibernation” over the summer. The pizza

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General Meeting : Thursday April 11, 7:00 pm

Our April general meeting will feature a talk by Alija Bajro Mujic, titled “Have Rake, Will Travel: Following the Ancestral Migration of Douglas Fir and it False-Truffle Associates” Come and follow a young American mycologist from the balmy highlands of Southern

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General Meeting : Thursday March 14, 7:00pm

Western Blond morel EDITED

This Thursday, March 14, the CMS general meeting will feature our very own Chris Melotti, who will be presenting “Morels, Truffles and Other Spring Mushrooms”. This presentation was originally created by Dr. Micheal Beug, who will not be in attendance.

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General Meeting : Thursday Feb 14, 7:00 pm

Our February general meeting will feature our very own CMS members Sue Docksteader & Steen Mitchell. Sue and Steen will be telling us about what they did over their summer vacation, giving a talk on their 2012 cross-country camping &

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CMS Meeting: Mayan-Mycology in Guatemala and IWEMM7: March 13, 2014

Dave is a consultant and writer through the auspices of his business, PilzWald – Forestry Applications of Mycology. He was formerly a Forest Mycologist with the Department of Forest Science at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR, where he conducted

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General Meeting – Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Musings of a Mushroom Hunter: A Natural History of Foraging Paperback
by Denis Benjamin

Cascade Mycological Society is pleased to welcome Dr. Dennis R Benjamin as the speaker for our January general meeting. Dr. Benjamin will have his latest book available for sale (Musings of a Mushroom Hunter: A Natural History of Foraging), as well

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General Meeting – Thursday Dec 13

Our December general meeting will feature the Spanish mycologist Dr. Luis Gonzaga. Dr. Gonzaga will present about studies of European black truffle ecology. He will discuss evidence supporting the hypothesis that “Ectomycorrhizae could be ‘liming’ host plant roots”. Please join

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