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OMS General Meeting, February 2023: Daniel Winkler, Fungal Fruits of the Forest – Choice Edible mushrooms of the PNW

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:30 pm Presentation: Fungal Fruits of the Forest – Choice Edible mushrooms of the PNW Mushrooms grow in abundance in the Pacific Northwest nearly year around. Some are poisonous, many of no culinary value and a select group are some of the best food...

OMS General Meeting, April 2023: Julie Beeler, Mushroom Color Atlas: A Chromatic Universe of Fungi

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: Mushroom Color Atlas: A Chromatic Universe of Fungi. Enjoy a talk with Julie Beeler about her Mushroom Color Atlas and discover the stunning and diverse range of colors derived from the kaleidoscopic fungi kingdom. Hear about her process, learn how to...

OMS General Meeting, May 2023: Mike Beug, For the Love of Ascomycetes: Morels, Truffles and More.

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: For the Love of Ascomycetes: Morels, Truffles and More. In this talk, Dr. Beug will dive into the spectacular and diverse world of Ascomycete fungi in the Pacific Northwest including new species that were recently discovered. What are Ascomycetes? What sets...

OMS General Meeting, June 2023: Sidnee Ober-Singleton, Predatory Fungi

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: Predatory Fungi. A talk describing the wild range of strategies used by fungi to control and capture small prey, a predatory ecological role that’s seldom discussed. Mycologists studying this niche group of fungal predators have made important discoveries on the evolution...

MSA 2023 Annual Meeting (non-OMS Event)

Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
The 2023 Annual meeting of the Mycological Society of America.

OMS General Meeting, August 2023

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
CANCELLEDDue to the anticipated extremely high temperatures on August 14, the Forestry Center will be closing Cheatham Hall for the safety of all involved. This is a member-only event. Face masks required. 7:15 pm Presentation: Noah Siegel. Stop Walking on Truffles:  The Cryptic Life...

OMS General Meeting, September 2023

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: Nathan Stewart (OMS Scholarship Recipient)Nathan Stewart is a Ph.D. student at Portland State University where he studies in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel Ballhorn. Nathan’s research explores the interactions between bacteria and mushroom forming fungi. Although studied extensively as members of...

OMS General Meeting, October 2023

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: Noah Siegel. Stop Walking on Truffles:  The Cryptic Life Underground.   Stop Walking on Truffles:  The Cryptic Life Underground.   According to Noah, The Pacific Northwest has an amazing diversity of hypogeous fungi (truffles and false truffles). Although truffles are renowned for their...

Meetings with Remarkable Mushrooms

Powell's City of Books 1005 W Burnside St., Portland, Oregon, United States
What can we learn from the lives of fungi? Splitting time between the northern and southern hemispheres, ecologist Alison Pouliot ensures that she experiences two autumns per year in the pursuit of fungi — from Australia’s deserts to Iceland’s glaciers to America’s Cascade Mountains....

2023 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! (The OMS Fall Mushroom...

OMS General Meeting, November 2023

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: A glimpse into the world of lichenology! This talk will cover an introduction to lichens, including tips and tricks for lichen collection and identification, a brief discussion on lichen DNA barcoding, and the results of a lichen inventory conducted in Northern...

OMS General Meeting, February 2024

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: Scanning for Foliar Fungi in the Canopy of Old-growth Douglas-fir. Speaker: Kyle Gervers (OMS Scholarship Recipient) Also, after the meeting please join Kyle and other members in nearby Raleigh Hills for a meet and greet. Venue details will be announced at...

OMS General Meeting, March 2024

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: TBD Speaker: TBD

OMS General Meeting, April 2024

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: Fusarium: The Fungal Chameleon in Agriculture, Medicine, and Industry. Through Teddy Borland’s PhD work, she’s discovered the wild world of Fusarium and is excited to share it with all of you! Fusarium is a diverse genus of fungi that inhabit many different ecological niches. She...

Kelley Point Mycoblitz

Kelley Point Park 8470 N Kelley Point Park Rd,, Portland, OR, United States
Each year near the end of April, we go as a group to this park in Portland to collect, identify and document as many mushroom species as possible in one day. This is a collective effort to document the species diversity in the area...
Free

Sandy River Delta Mycoblitz

Each year near the end of April, we go as a group to this park in Portland to collect, identify and document as many mushroom species as possible in one day. This is a collective effort to document the species diversity in the area...
$5

2024 OMS Spring Mycology Camp

Suttle Lake Camp 29551 SW Suttle Lake Loop, Sisters, OR, United States
We are returning to the Suttle Lake Camp outside of Sisters, OR. This is a beautiful location surrounded by the Deschutes National Forest. Camp participants stay in two lodges with restrooms and showers (Wesley Meadow Lodge and Pioneer Lodge) and in cabins nestled among the trees....

OMS General Meeting, May 2024

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: TBD Speaker: Alan Rockefeller Alan Rockefeller is a mycologist and mushroom photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been studying and photographing mushrooms since 2001, and has now photographed more than 2,500 species of fungi and has uploaded...

OMS General Meeting, June 2024

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: A Resilient Planet Needs Fungi NOW! Fungi are weird, fungi are cool, and fungi are beautiful. But how much do we really know about them? For starters, they do much more than just rot things. They control pretty much all life...

OMS General Meeting, August 2024

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: DNA: The Secret History of Mushrooms. What are the biggest surprises that recent studies in DNA have shown us about the (until now) secret history of mushrooms on the planet? Speaker: Danny Miller. Danny first got interested in Mushrooms in 2007...

OMS General Meeting, September 2024

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: TBD Speaker: TBD

OMS General Meeting, October 2024

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: TBD Speaker: TBD

2024 OMS Fall Mycology Camp

Camp Magruder 17450 Old Pacific Hwy, Rockaway Beach, OR, United States
The OMS Fall Mycology Camp takes place at Camp Magruder, Rockaway Beach, Oregon.  We really like this location. A wide variety of mushrooms can be found in and near camp. The area is a rich mushroom habitat and also has a great diversity of...

2024 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! (The OMS Fall Mushroom...

2024 NAMA Annual Foray (non-OMS event)

North American Mycological Association Annual Foray. Open to NAMA members only. Price for past NAMA Annual Forays has been approximately $350-550/person plus registration fees. For more information visit the NAMA Website. (OMS is a NAMA Affiliate.)

OMS General Meeting, November 2024

World Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall Cheatham Hall, SW Knights Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, Portland, OR, United States
7:15 pm Presentation: TBD Speaker: TBD