OMS Mushroom Identification Pre-Meeting
The 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 and bring them to class (with a spore print, if possible). Bring your field guide to reference the mushrooms that are on display.
OMS General Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Charles Lefevre
Title: Diamonds under the Douglas Fir
Dr. Lefevre will discuss truffle ecology, how, where and when to find truffles. He will highlight the variety of truffles present in the Pacific Northwest.
Dr. Lefevre’s doctorate research at Oregon State University focused on host associations of the American matsutake. He is currently the President of the Board of Directors of the Oregon Truffle Festival and owner of New World Truffieres, Inc., a company that produces tree seedlings inoculated with European truffles and promotes responsible truffling practices through the use of truffle dogs.