Recent Updates from the Mushroom Belt

CMS Meeting – Jan 16, 2019

        When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Where: Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, Oregon 97405 This event is free and open to the public. There will be a mushroom identification session. Bring what’s in your basket, edible or not, and learn from...

Candy Cap Foray – Jan 12, 2019

CMS Forays are open only to CMS members, for more information on membership click here. If you are interested in learning how to identify Candy Caps, then this is the foray for you. We do not often sponsor forays that are dedicated to identifying and gathering a single species...

MLCO Foray Report – Dec 1, 2018

Macrofungi of Lane County Oregon Foray & Microscopy workshop with Noah Siegel and Susie Holmes On Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd the Macrofungi of Lane County Oregon (MLCO) project sponsored a foray and microscopy workshop lead by Noah Siegel and Susie Holmes. We had a group of 17...

CMS Meeting – Dec 19, 2018

  When: Wednesday, December 19, 2018, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Where: Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, Oregon 97405 This event is free and open to the public. There will be a mushroom identification session. Bring what’s in your basket, edible or not, and learn from the experienced members...

2018 Mount Pisgah Arboretum Mushroom Festival

Mount Pisgah Arboretum Mushroom Festival 2018 Given that it has been such a dry year festival-goers were not disappointed with the bountiful display of mushrooms CMS put together.  Once again, this was a record-setting year for the festival. Attendance was off the charts @ 5400 people coming through the gates!...

Special Event with Expert Mycologist Noah Siegel

Announcing an upcoming opportunity for a weekend class to improve your collecting and identifying skills with mushroom field guide author and expert identifier Noah Siegel. Workshop participants will gain experience in the field making scientific collections and follow up in the lab learning basic microscopy to enhance identification....