2018 OMS Fall Mushroom Show

Join us for the annual Oregon Mycological Society Fall Mushroom Show where you can see beautifully displayed specimens from around the region and talk to mushroom experts. There will be vendors, books for sale, mushroom cooking samples, speakers and more! Our 2018 Show includes:…

Wild Mushroom Sauté

A quick and simple recipe for a variety of forest delights you’ve brought home.

Learn how to do mushroom microscopy at home!

Are you interested in learning more about mushroom microscopy, but don’t know where to begin? This free online tutorial covers pretty much everything you’ll want to know to get started and delve in deep. Thanks to M. No-Line for putting together this extremely helpful…

OMS on Facebook and Instagram

Do you know about OMS’ social media pages? As of 2016, we started official accounts on Facebook and Instagram. The purpose of these pages is to share the love of mushrooms with both OMS members and the general public, and to help get the…

Hydnum (Hedgehog Mushrooms)

Slides of the August 27, 2018, presentation — Mushroom of the Month – Hydnum (Hedgehogs) in the Pacific Northwest — are now available. Logged in members can click here for a pdf of the slides.

Registration opens for 2018 Fall Mycology Camp

The OMS Fall Mycology Camp is scheduled for October 19-21, 2018 at Camp Magruder in Rockaway Beach on the Oregon coast. Trails on the camp grounds meander through dunes, forest, and wetland areas between Smith Lake and the Pacific Ocean. Visit the camp website at www.campmagruder.org. OMS camps are a great learning opportunity. Our speaker this year is Joey Spatafora, head of the Botany and Plant Pathology department at Oregon State University.  He is lead investigator on the 1000 Fungal…

Tree ID Hike

Registration is now closed.

Call for Student Applications: NAMA Vouchering Assistants

The North American Mycological Association is seeking student assistants for the NAMA Foray, October 11-14, 2018, In Salem, OR. NAMA will pay room and board. If you’re interested, you should apply ASAP.  (NAMA will begin selecting assistants on August 20.) For more information and a link to an…

Spring Mushroom Season

We are approaching the spring field trip season! Field trips are announced via email to current OMS members. Most field trips are limited to 20 participants. If the season allows, we may have some “open” field trips that are not limited in number. Field…