CMS Membership

CMS Membership


  • Learn to safely identify choice edible wild mushrooms.
  • Ability to participate in CMS Members Only Mushroom Forays  (10-12 per year).
  • Opportunity to participate in CMS Interest Groups.
  • CMS Members Only weekend-long outing for Morels in the spring, and another for Spring Boletes
  • Monthly meetings (September-June) with informative speakers.
  • Every meeting begins with a mushroom identification session.
  • Opportunity to attend the very popular CMS Members Only Annual Fungal Feast.
  • Help collect and set up for the annual Mt. Pisgah Mushroom Festival.
  • Informal CMS Members only gatherings and outings to enjoy Mushroom cuisine.
  • An opportunity to interact with experienced Mushroomers who will tell you more than “I found it in the North West”.
Need Help or Have a Question? Email Angela at

Membership fees pay for meeting space, guest speakers, special events, postage, insurance, Mushroom Festival participation, community education, research projects and more. Members also receive discounts on CMS t-shirts and are kept updated on CMS events through email and through our newsletter. Payments are good for a one-year membership, with the exception of Life membership payments.

Following are the types of Memberships we offer, please click on the adjacent link to purchase.

If you prefer to pay by check, send an email to Angela at and she will provide instructions. Please keep in mind it may take 10-14 days to have your membership in place via this method.

  • The Cascade Mycological Society is a non-profit under 501(c)(3). (Tax ID 931274419) Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed under the law (refer to IRS Publication 526).
  • To maintain active membership status, membership dues must be paid annually, with the exception of a CMS Lifetime membership.
  • CMS does not share membership information with any other groups or organizations.