Category: Announcements

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:…

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…

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…

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…