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Cascade Mycological Society Wild Mushroom Cookbook Available Online

Seasonal Mushroom Recipes

The Cascade Mycological Society Wild Mushroom Cookbook is now available for sale online. It is really much more than a cookbook. It is a snapshot of our regions fruiting schedule, the local’s favorite abundant fungi, and tips and techniques collected

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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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General Meeting: Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Do Edible Mushrooms in Oregon Contain Radioactive Contaminants? Matt Trappe, one of the authors of “North American Truffles,” will talk about local mushrooms having radioactive contaminants on October 10th. Matt is a research ecologist with over 15 years experience working in

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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 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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General Meeting — Thursday February 10th, 2011

Meet at 7:00 pm, room 115, Science Building (Building 16) at Lane Community College in Eugene. Meeting presented by Chris Melotti.  See the complete slide deck for Morels, Truffles and other Spring Mushrooms, by Michael W. Beug.

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General Meeting — Thursday December 9th, 2010

December’s speaker is Charlie LeFever, Phd. co-founder of the Oregon Truffle Festival and propertier of New World Truffieres. Dr. LeFever will give a talk entitled “Diamonds under the Douglas Fir: an introduction to the wild and cultivated truffles in Western

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General Meeting — Thursday November 11th, 2010

This month’s speaker will be Dr. Matt Trappe who will present a talk titled “Shaking the fungal tree of life: exploring relationships between truffles and mushrooms.” Dr. Trappe is a research ecologist with over 14 years experience working in western

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David Pilz – Oregon’s Emergent Culinary Truffle Industry

Join us on Thursday, January 8, 2009 at our General Meeting for speaker David Pilz Dan Luoma, for a talk on Oregon’s Emergent Culinary Truffle Industry. We will meet at our usual location: LCC Building 16, Room 115 at 7:00pm:

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