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2021 NAMA Mushroom Poisoning Report

The North American Mycological Association periodically issues reports on mushroom poisonings in the NAMA database. These well-written and lively reports always make for interesting and informative reading. The 2021 report covers cases from 2018 through 2020. You can find the Executive Summary in the…

Improve Your ID Skills With Quizzes

It’s tough to improve your mushroom identification skills when there are no mushrooms around and you can’t discuss ID’s in person. One thing that can help is a computerized quiz. Here are two to consider. MycoMatch Quiz MycoMatch (MatchMaker) is a wonderful, free application…

2021 In-Person Events Update

Because of COVID-19, classes and monthly meetings are on-line rather than in-person. We will resume field trips, but they are limited in size and have other restrictions. We have cancelled our 2021 Fall MycoCamp and the 2021 Fall Show.

OMS YouTube Channel

Check the OMS YouTube Channel for upcoming livestreams and archived videos.

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…

Hydnum (Hedgehog Mushrooms)

Slides of the August 27, 2018, presentation — Mushroom of the Month – Hydnum (Hedgehogs) in the Pacific Northwest — are now available. Logged in members can click here for a pdf of the slides.