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2017 Nama Foray - "Join us in the Northwoods!" (by Britt Bunyard)

? WHEN: 07-10, September 2017
? WHERE: http://www.lakewoodsresort.com/, Lakewoods Resort, Wisconsin

Announcing the 2017 NAMA Foray to be held in northwestern Wisconsin: The Northwoods Foray! Check back here often for updates on what species to expect, to learn about the presenters and mycologists, or to simply ask questions. And plan to attend! Limited to 350 and you must be a NAMA member. Registration to this event will include lodging at Lakewood Resort, all meals, and all programs, presentations, and forays...

North to Alaska Foray 2017 (by Bill White)

? WHEN: 26-03, September 2017
? WHERE: Sterling, Alaska

Join Bill and Jerri White at their Alaska Sports Lodge for the highly popular Alaska Foray. 

Alaska Bolete by Bradley Dunbaugh Why?

Beautiful scenery, wildlife, fresh seafood and mushrooms! Edibles often found include Boletes, Gypsies, Hedgehogs, Lactarius deliciosus, and Alaska Gold, Phaeolepiota aurea. Fungal diversity can be astonishing, with some forays yielding over 200 species.

Read about our 2017 foray adventures.

Suds & Shrooms Picnic 2017 (by )

? WHEN: 05/20/2017, 11 am - 4 pm
? WHERE: Scotts Valley - details in Members area of article

Mushroom beer mug The Central Coast Zymergeeks and the Fungus Federation are sponsoring our annual Suds and ‘Shrooms Potluck Picnic.

This is a great time to gather, enjoy the season and the usual array of great food that our excellent FFSC cooks provide...

 

Popup Culinary - Beer 30 Potluck - Canceled (by )

? WHEN: 03/18/2017, 4-6 pm
? WHERE: Beer Thirty Bottle Shop & Pour House, 2504 S Main St, Soquel, California 95073

Beer 30 Potluck -

Fun, fun, fun! The last one was successful so we thought we should do another one.

We have reserved outdoor picinic tables.   Since this is a Saturday, we are requesting RSVPs and to please signup to before showing up.   We have a limit for 30 people.  

Beer 30 policy is no outside spirits and if desired you can purchase food at Carpo's just steps away...

2017 March General Meeting: Douglas Smith - “Sympathy for the tiny guys” (by )

? WHEN: 03/15/2017, 7-9 pm
? WHERE: Harvey West Scout House, Harvey West Scout House
Douglas Smith

 

Please join us for our General Meeting at the Harvey West Scout House.  Doors open at 7, with refreshments and informal mushroom ID from 7:00 - 7:30. A discussion of upcoming events will precede our speaker, Douglas Smith, his talk, "Sympathy for the tiny guys”.

Local Foray - Quail Hollow Ranch Park (by )

? WHEN: 03/05/2017, 9 am - 12 pm
? WHERE: Quail Hollow Ranch Park, Quail Hollow Ranch Park
Greetings fellow fungiphiles! The FFSC will be hosting a local foray this Sunday 3/5 at Quail Hollow Ranch Park in Felton. The foray will start at 9:00am and last until about noon. The foray is free and open to the public.
 
Picking is not usually allowed at the park, however, we've arranged to use the facilities at the ranch house to cook any edibles that we may find, at the end of the foray...

2017 February General Meeting: Dr. Sharifa Crandall (by )

? WHEN: 02/15/2017, 7-9 pm
? WHERE: Harvey West Scout House, Harvey West Scout House
Dr. Sharifa Crandall

 

Please join us for our General Meeting at the Harvey West Scout House.  Doors open at 7, with refreshments and informal mushroom ID from 7:00 - 7:30. A discussion of upcoming events will precede our speaker, Dr. Sharifa Crandall, a fungal and plan ecologist.

2017 Wine & Mushroom Fest

? WHEN: 02/11/2017, 6-10 pm
? WHERE: Scott Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Rd, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Wine

Our matchless co-op event with several Santa Cruz Mountain appellation wineries will again take place at the Scotts Valley Senior Center. The mushrooming crowd brings appetizers, finger food and desserts, mostly containing mushrooms...

2017 Albion II Foray - January

? WHEN: 27-29, January 2017
? 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. We have opened this to the public for this one event.  Usually, 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.  The Albion foray focuses on a wide range of fungi, with edibles including boletes, chanterelles, candy caps, matsutake and hedgehogs.   

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.

2017 January General Meeting: Langdon Cook (by )

? WHEN: 01/18/2017, 7-9 pm
? WHERE: Harvey West Scout House, Harvey West Scout House
Langdon Cook

 

Please join us for our General Meeting at the Harvey West Scout House.  Doors open at 7, with refreshments and informal mushroom ID from 7:00 - 7:30. A discussion of upcoming events will precede our speaker, Langdon Cook, our featured speaker at our Annual Fungus Fair.

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