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OMS Board Meeting 2019-01-24

Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, Medical Bldg #2, 2nd Floor Conference Room 1040 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR

OMS 2019 Survivors’ Banquet

Carvlin Hall, St. Philip Neri Catholic Church 2408 SE 16th, Portland, OR
The OMS Survivors’ Banquet is a members-only event (no guests allowed). It combines our January general meeting and our annual mushroom-themed potluck to celebrate the end of the fall season and the camaraderie of mushroom hunting. It lets members share mushroom and non-mushroom dishes,...

Monday, February 11, CANCELED

The Forestry Center has informed us that conditions are very icy, that they are concerned about safety, and are not sure they will be open Monday. We don’t want to risk the safety of our members and the public, so we have decided to...

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 Board Meeting 2019-04-18

Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, Medical Bldg #2, 2nd Floor Conference Room 1040 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR

OMS 2019 Kelley Point Park Mycoblitz

Kelley Point Park 8470 N Kelley Point Park Rd,, Portland, OR
OMS’s annual survey of macrofungi in Kelley Point Park. Bring a camera/smart phone and pen/pencil.

2019 OMS Spring Mycology Camp

Suttle Lake Camp 29551 SW Suttle Lake Loop, Sisters, OR
We are again returning to the Suttle Lake United Methodist 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...

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 Board Meeting 2019-08-01

Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, Medical Bldg #2, 2nd Floor Conference Room 1040 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR

2019 NAMA Foray (non-OMS event)

The North American Mycological Society’s annual foray. This year it’s at Paul Smith’s in the New York Adirondacks. NAMA membership required. For more information check the event website.
$225 – $450

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 Board Meeting 2019-09-19

Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, Medical Bldg #2, 2nd Floor Conference Room 1040 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR

OMS Fall Mycology Camp 2019-10-18

Camp Magruder 17450 Old Pacific Hwy, Rockaway Beach, OR
Registration is now open. For more information, click here. 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...

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...

WVMS 4th Annual Mushroom Show (non-OMS event) 2019-11-17

Pringle Creek Painters Hall 3911 Village Center Dr. SE, Salem, Oregon
Willamette Valley Mushroom Society’s 4th Annual Mushroom Show. For more information, see announcement on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/events/475280866360594/

Santa Cruz Mycoflora Foray (non-OMS event) 2019-12-12

Mission Springs Christian Camp & Conference Center 1050 Lockhart Gulch Rd., Scotts Valley, CA
For more information about this event, see Event Website.
$330 – $350

OMS 2020 Survivors’ Banquet

Carvlin Hall, St. Philip Neri Catholic Church 2408 SE 16th, Portland, OR
The OMS Survivors’ Banquet is a members-only event (no guests allowed). It combines our January general meeting and our annual mushroom-themed potluck to celebrate the end of the fall season and the camaraderie of mushroom hunting. It lets members share mushroom and non-mushroom dishes,...

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 Board Meeting 2020-02-13

Wistar Conference Room, Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital 1015 N.W. 22nd Ave., Portland, OR

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

OMS YouTube Channel
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 Board Meeting 2020-04-23

Wilcox Building, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center 2251 NW Marshall St, Portland,, Portland, OR
Location and Parking. Wilcox B, basement of the Wilcox Building, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. Parking is available in Parking Structure #2 or #3. Both can be entered from NW Marshall St, between 21st and 22nd Avenues. A limited number of parking validation vouchers...

2020 OMS Spring Mycology Camp – Canceled

Suttle Lake Camp 29551 SW Suttle Lake Loop, Sisters, OR
OMS 2020 Spring Mycology Camp is Canceled due to COVID-19. We are again returning to the Suttle Lake United Methodist 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...

OMS General Meeting 2020-05-11

OMS YouTube Channel
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...

Morel Cultivation and Wild Ecology (non-OMS Event)

Zoom online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81115382029Meeting ID: 811 1538 2029Password: fungifun South Sound Mushroom Club May Meeting Presenter: Michael Zirpoli, Evergreen State College Michael Scott Zirpoli is a mycologist and science educator. Michael is currently working as a researcher, lab assistant and teaching assistant at The Evergreen...

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

OMS YouTube Channel
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...