Events

There are many facets to the FFSC, with something to interest everyone. Perhaps you’ve gone out on your first foray with a friend, came back with a basket of exquisite mushrooms, and now you’ve caught the myco-bug! Where do you go from there?

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All upcoming FFSC events except the meetings can be viewed below. Use a pager at the bottom of the events list to navigate between the pages. To view all FFSC events, go to the All Events page. To find out about the upcoming meetings, visit the Meetings page. To view or subscribe to the FFSC calendars, navigate to the Calendar page.

Upcoming Events

2019 Fall Mushroom Dinner

? WHEN: 10/05/2019, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
? WHERE: 360 Kings Village Road Scotts Valley, CA 95066

Autumn beckons and we await the first fungal fruitings! In the meantime, the FFSC Culinary Committee welcomes you to celebrate the season with our annual Fall Mushroom Dinner.  Chef Bob Wynn and the Culinary Committee are cooking up a scrumptious menu for the evening. Menu is evolving, and will feature hors d’oeuvres served with an autumnal aperitif, followed by Vegetarian Mushroom Pasta Bolognese (regular and gluten-free), Craterellus Green Beans, Foccacia and surprise dessert. Mmmmmm...

Admission

  • FFSC member admission $21 advance, $25 at door
  • Guest admission $30 advance, $35 at door
  • Advance sales will close Wednesday, 10/02/2019

CIIS Presents: A night of Mushroom Lore (by Patty Pforte)

? WHEN: 10/09/2019, 7-9 pm
? WHERE: California Institute of Integral Studies

My name is Patricia Pforte and I manage Marketing for the California Institute of Integral Studies’ Public Programs and Workshops, which they host 120 of each year. We have a really exciting one on October 9th called A Night of Mushroom Lore with Mycologist Lawrence Millman and Director of CoRenewal and Amazon Mycorenewal Project Maya Elson. We would love to spread the word about this fun event...

2019 Albion I Foray - December (by )

? WHEN: 06-08, December 2019
? WHERE: Albion Field Station, Albion Field Station, 34100 Albion Street Albion, CA 95410

There is no limit to the foray size itself.  FFSC members are welcome to stay off site and join us for both the Saturday foray and the Saturday night potluck. You must be a FFSC member for you and your family to attend.  

The Albion Retreat and Learning Center is located just one mile from the seashore, eight miles south of Mendocino, and 28 miles from the Jackson Demonstration Forest, and 60 miles from Salt Point in the valley of an old lumber camp on the Albion River, it has welcomed students and visitors with its rustic charm since 1947. The Albion Retreat and Learning Center is owned and operated by Pacific Union College and offers an ideal base from which to foray in the nearby Jackson Demonstration Forest.  The Mendocino Coast is a bountiful haven for fungal species in any season. The Albion foray focuses on a wide range of fungi, with edibles including boletes, chanterelles, candy caps, matsutake and hedgehogs.   Go here to get your Jackson Demostration Permit.

The Albion Retreat and Learning Center features heated private cabins with private baths and a lovely dining hall with a commercial kitchen. The center serves as our foray base and we utilize the kitchen for meals and our famous Saturday night potluck. Additional information regarding the Albion Retreat and Learning Center can be found at http://www.puc.edu/puc-life/albion/home.

2019 Santa Cruz Mycoflora Foray - Save the Date

? WHEN: 12-15, December 2019
? WHERE: Mission Springs Conference Center, Scotts Valley, CA

Clear your calendars for the fourth annual Santa Cruz Mycoflora Foray. We will again gather at the Mission Springs Conference Center in Scotts Valley, CA. Plan to spend an absorbing weekend in the beautiful coastal redwoods collecting and identifying fungi, participating in lectures and workshops, enjoying the company of fellow fungiphiles, all the while building our local mycoflora database...

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