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OMS General Meeting 2019-03-11 – Langdon Cook

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
6:30 pm – OMS Mushroom Identification SessionThe identification session prior to the general meeting is open to the public. If you have found mushrooms that are in good condition, wrap them in waxed paper, aluminum foil, or a put them in a paper bag...

OMS General Meeting, Mushrooms of the Oregon Dunes, Anna Moore 2019-05-13

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
7:15 pm OMS General Meeting 7:30 pm Program. Anna Moore, Mushrooms of the Oregon Dunes. Anna has a science background and a love of the natural world. She retired from UC Berkeley in 2005 where she worked in Environmental Compliance, and now spends much...

OMS General Meeting, Burn morels and golden oysters, Todd Osmundson, 2019-06-10

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
7:15 pm OMS General Meeting 7:30 pm Program. Todd Osmundson. Burn morels and golden oysters: exploring the biology of two edible mushrooms through genomes and collaboration. Fungi are masters of disguise. Since much of their life is spent underground, many aspects of their biology...

OMS General Meeting 2019-08-19

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
7:15 pm OMS General Meeting7:30 pm Program: Leah Bendlin, Marvelous Mycoheterotrophs If you’ve ever been fascinated by a waxy, alien looking plant without green parts in the woods that doesn’t even seem like it should be real, you may have been enchanted by a...

OMS General Meeting 2019-09-10

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
7:15 pm OMS General Meeting. Society business. 7:30 pm Program. Dinner or Dump It? Skye Weintraub. Can you tell the difference between two similar looking mushrooms? One is edible, or can be made edible, and the other one is poisonous, bitter, or has some property...

OMS General Meeting 2019-10-21

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
7:15 pm OMS General Meeting – Nominations for next years’ Officers and Directors 7:30 pm Program – Chef Chad Hyatt Chad Hyatt is a classically trained chef who has spent the last decade working in restaurants and private clubs around the San Francisco Bay...

OMS General Meeting 2020-02-10

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
7:30 pm Presentation:  Dr. Matt Trappe, “The Inner Beauty of Molds” What are molds doing in your compost, your fridge, your medicine cabinet, and that wall in the closet? Matt Trappe is the foray leader for the North American Truffling Society and author of...

OMS General Meeting 2020-03-02

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
7:30 pm Presentation: Staying Safe in the Outdoors – Woods Safety for Mushroomers. With the warmer spring weather our thoughts are quickly turning to another season of mushrooming.  Soon, we’ll be out to the woods to gather mushrooms. Have you spent all that walking looking...

OMS Virtual Meeting 2020-04-13

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In these times of social distancing, the Oregon Mycological Society is offering its first virtual meeting: a live-stream of 2019 scholarship winner and University of Washington Ph.D. candidate, Michael Bradshaw! If you have a Google/YouTube account, simply click here to be taken to Michael’s...

OMS General Meeting 2020-05-11

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Oregon Mycological Society YouTube Channel Presentation:  Seeking the Elusive Morel and Other Fascinating or Edible Spring Fungi Presenter: Michael Beug has taught chemistry, mycology and organic farming at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington for 32 years and is now a very active...

2020-05-28 MycoFlora Projects

Oregon Mycological Society YouTube Channel Exploring Macrofungi Biodiversity and Distribution through Community Science. What are MycoFlora Projects and why are they important? Learn about local MycoFlora projects in Portland and beyond. Discover how you can contribute to community science by documenting your observations through...

OMS General Meeting 2020-06-08

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
7:30 pm Presentation: To be announced

OMS General Meeting 2020-08-10

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Oregon Mycological Society YouTube Channel 7:30 pm Presentation: Tips and Tricks using MatchMaker (the comprehensive free program for PNW mushroom identification on the PC — and some MACs). Prior to the meeting, you can download and install the latest version of Matchmaker to play along...

OMS General Meeting 2020-09-14

By request of the speaker, this meeting is limited to OMS members only. We will email members instructions on how to join the meeting. 7:30 pm Presentation: Best of Mushroaming. This presentation features stunning mushroom images and stories from over ten years of “Mushroaming”, a...

OMS General Meeting 2020-10-12

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7:30 pm Presentation: Under Pressure: Evolutionary Oddities in the Fungal World. This lecture will highlight some of the fascinating traits fungi have evolved due to environmental pressures, and how they strive to get ahead in the world. Presenter: Noah Siegel. Noah’s field mycology skills...

OMS General Meeting 2020-11-09

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7:30 pm Presentation: The Joy of Fungal Sex This presentation looks at the strange and wonderful diversity of reproductive strategies and life cycle options. Ever since fungi arrived on the land and developed hyphae, they have explored many ways to propagate, soon rejecting the basic...

OMS General Meeting 2021-02-08

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7:30 pm Presentation: Spores: rules and exceptions, unknowns galore.We’ll dive into the sporal world, and look at all kinds of different aspects of spores: what they’re for, how they get into the world, whether spore colour matters, and whether there are any correlations between spore...

OMS General Meeting 2021-03-08

https://youtu.be/GoT_Id2ZlMA Short Presentation: Mushroom Consumption and Poisoning 7:30 pm Presentation:  What’s cooking with Chad: Inside a Mushroom Forager’s KitchenFrom the depths of his kitchen, Chad will share some fun fungi-food facts, and dazzle us with cooking tips, tricks, and recipes that we will all...

OMS General Meeting 2021-04-12: Wildfire and Fungi

Online TBD (YouTube, Zoom, or other) This event will be online. We'll provide more information once the exact venue is determined.
7:30 pm Presentation: Wildfire and Fungi; Understanding the Fungi thatLove FireThis presentation will cover what’s known about fungi after wildfire, highlight findings from his current research, and highlight where we still need to go. Due to global climate change, increased development along the edge of...

OMS General Meeting 2021-05-10

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7:15 pm Presentation: Michael Zirpoli, Morel CultivationDuring the course of Michael’s time at Evergreen State College, he became enamored with morels and has spent close to three years tirelessly studying them both in the lab and in the field. His current research is focused on...

OMS General Meeting 2021-08-09

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7:30 pm Presentation:  Speaker: Michael Beug, Professor Emeritus, Evergreen State College taught chemistry, mycology and organic farming at Evergreen in Olympia, Washington for 32 years. He’s active in the North American Mycological Association (NAMA) and the Pacific Northwest Key Council. In addition to this...

OMS General Meeting 2021-09-13

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Speaker: Alissa Allen is the founder of Mycopigments. She specializes in teaching people about how to find, recognize, and utilize fungi for dyes. Alissa was introduced to mushroom hunting as a child, growing up in the Pacific Northwest. She joined the Puget Sound Mycological Society in 1998 and her fascination with fungi...

OMS General Meeting 2021-10-11

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Nominations for 2022 Officers and Directors. 7:15 pm Presentation:  Fungi in the Human Gut, Heather Hallen-Adams What fungi are you harboring?  What exactly is it doing there?  If you’ve ever asked that question, then this talk is for you.  Heather begins with an overview...

OMS General Meeting 2021-11-08

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7:30 pm Presentation: Fungi in the Sky: Subalpine Fungal Invaders, Defenders and Reserves Speaker: Dylan Baldassari, OMS Scholarlship Recipient Dylan Baldassari, a Master of Science (M.S.) student at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, grew up spending large portions of his time in the woods, marshes,...

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OMS General Meeting

Online TBD (YouTube, Zoom, or other) This event will be online. We'll provide more information once the exact venue is determined.
Via YouTube: https://youtu.be/7aW46X5ali8 7:30 pm Presentation: How to Hunt Burn Morels: Tips & Tricks If you’ve always been curious about hunting the burns, Trent and Kristen are going to share whatthey’ve learned from their years of experience. They will reveal how to find morels in...

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Live Stream Link on the OMS YouTube Channel 7:30 pm Presentation: Fungi, fish, and forests: Characterizing salmon carcass-associated fungal taxa and fungal communities adapted to a natural nitrogen gradient along salmon streams. Salmon streams create unique natural nitrogen gradients with associated fungal communities that are...

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7:30 pm Presentation: Details will provided to members via email

OMS October 2022 Meeting

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
+ Google Map Yes we are excited to finally return to in-person meetings.   To ensure the safety of all of our members as we adapt to a COVID reality, we have implemented some changes;1) This meeting is open to MEMBERS ONLY and be capped at 85...

OMS General Meeting

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR
7:30 pm Presentation: Impact of pigment from Chlorociboria spp. on wood decay communities. The blue pigment xylindein produced by Chlorociboria spp. has been studied for sustainable technologies ranging from use as a colorant to a component of opto-electronics, however the benefit it provides to the...