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A NEW ADVENTURE IN AMATEUR MYCOLOGY

The Arizona Mushroom Society, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt/tax-deductible non-profit Arizona corporation, and is the state affiliate of the North American Mycological Association. We offer a variety of forays, educational meetings, dinners, and other events designed to appeal to novices and experienced mushroom hunters alike. 

NAMA REGIONAL FORAY

Our society and the North American Mycological Association are hosting the 2017 Arizona Regional Foray in the White Mountains on August 10-13. Learn in depth from Arizona mushroom expert Dr. Scott Bates, Agaricus guru Dr. Rick Kerrigan, and other national experts. 

UPDATE 6/3: This foray has now filled. We are sorry if you missed out, but you can put your name on the waiting list at the event registration page. Perhaps you would like to come to the AMS Annual Foray instead.

2017 ANNUAL FORAY UPDATE

We will soon open registrations for our 2017 Annual Foray, taking place the first weekend in August, 8/4-8/6/2017. We are doing things a bit differently this year, since the NAMA Regional Foray in the White Mountains will occur the very next weekend. The AMS foray will meet on the Mogollon Rim, a little closer to home for most of us. We will have a potluck supper, bonfire, and fun for the whole family, like the clay models of well-known species (pictured above) that Mike Goodwin is preparing for educational purposes. We have a group campsite that can accommodate up to 75 people. More details soon!

Update 7/19: Open enrollment has been suspended as we have reached the maximum number of participants for Saturday's foray. There are a few spaces left on Sunday, and you are welcome for camping and dining on either night. Please register yourself for the waiting list and we will add you manually. 


LECTURE FOR BEGINNERS

AMS Vice-President, Bill Warner, will be giving a talk about Arizona mushrooms at 7:00 pm, Thursday July 27, at the ASU Alameda Building in Tempe.  It is intended for beginners or those who need a refresher.

The ASU natural history museum collections will be open beginning at 5:30 pm.

Please see the event page for more details.

Update 7/12: This event has filled, but there is a waiting list.

Suspected mushroom poisoning? Call AZ Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222

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