Mushrooms: Keys to the Kingdom of Fungi - Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History (by Katherine Elvin)

? WHEN: 11-01, March 2020
? WHERE: Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

FFSC is partnering with Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Mushrooms: Keys to the Kingdom of Fungi

The story of fungi is integral to the story of life. Wherever there is life, there are fungi. Fungi are not plants and they are not animals, they are their own category of living organism. Mushrooms: Keys to the Kingdom Fungi explores the variety of fruiting bodies produced by fungi from the edible to the outrageous...

Local Foray at Marshall Field (by )

? WHEN: 12/08/2019, 10 am - 2 pm
? WHERE: Santa Cruz
coral mushroom

Well, the rains have arrived, so let's get together to see what might be fruiting in our local fields and forests.

This foray is open to all members of the FFSC and anyone else with an interest in fungus who might be interested in joining the club. Experienced members are encouraged to come and share their knowledge with newer fungifiles...

November General Meeting -- Alan Rockefeller (by )

? WHEN: 11/20/2019, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
? WHERE: Harvey West Scout House, 191 Harvey West Blvd. Santa Cruz 95060
Alan Rockefeller

Join us for our monthly meeting! We gather at the Harvey West Scout House for refreshments and informal mushroom ID from 6:30 – 7:00. Organizers will then provide updates on future forays and other activities, followed by our speakers. Bring along your sense of curiosity and any mushrooms you've found and would like help identifying. 

Alan Rockefeller is our speaker...

2019 Myco Tour with Whatscookin - Piedmont Italy (by )

I was lucky to join Britt Bunyard and the Tour Company What's Cookin to visit the Piedmont Area in Italy.   This was a special Myco focus tour along with food and wine.   I just had to go.

Did we find mushroom?   Yes we did.   We had the advantage of both Britt, the editor of FUNGI Magazine and local mycologist in the various areas we visited...

2019 October General Meeting: Michael Wood - Author, Photographer and Creator of MykoWeb.Com (by )

? WHEN: 10/16/2019, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
? WHERE: Harvey West Scout House
Michael G. Wood

While we wait for fall rains, please join us for our second general meeting of 2019/2020 season.

  • You will hear reports about forays and findings in recent weeks 
  • What to expect in weeks and months to come
  • Upcoming local and long distance forays
  • And more!

Our speaker for October is Michael Wood, past president of the Mycological Society of San Francisco, co-author of California Mushrooms, avid photographer, and creator of MykoWeb.com.

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...

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