Marasmius plicatulus (by Christian Schwarz)

Mushroom of the Month: October, 2015

Marasmius Plicatilis Pictorial We’ve probably all run across Marasmius plicatulus during our walks in the woods; the tall, brightly-colored fruitbodies occur in many kinds of habitats every year, often in large troops. And what an excellent little mushroom to be so familiar. This species has a lot of features setting it apart from the rest of it’s marasmioid brethren: electric-sunset stipe coloration, oddly wiry-stipes (often tipped in pom-poms of creamy-white mycelium), and finely velvety caps often covered in beaded-up water droplets.

2013 Fall Wild Mushroom Dinner

Chef Bob Wynn's fine English fungiphile’s feast for a fun group of about 60. Bring your beverage of choice. Everything else is taken care of, including wine glasses and place settings. This event will take place at the Scotts Valley Senior Center on 11/09/2013 at 5:30 pm.

This is a prepaid event, with a cost of $20 per FFSC member before November 1. Each member may bring a guest for $30.

Member discount will be applied at checkout...

Recipe Template - Morel Corn Macadamia Fritters

Submitted by Debbie Johnson

Yield: about 45 fritters

Time: 30 minutes including cooking time

This Thai-style recipe is adapted from The Mauna Loa Cooking Treasury by Leslie Mansfield. Fritters can be served warm or at room temperature as an appetizer or side dish...

August, 2013

"Leccinum Aurantiacum" by Katherine Elvin

Best Photo
Date: August 17, 2013
ISO Speed: 110
Exposure: 0.01 sec
Focal Length: 4 mm
Aperture: f/3.0
Flash Used: No

Leccinum aurantiacum, is a species of fungus in the genus Leccinum. It is found in forests of Europe, North America and Asia and has a large, characteristically red-capped fruiting body...

Calendar Tutorial

You can be automatically reminded of events through the FFSC Calendar, which can be viewed on our website or your computer, tablet or smartphone. Here’s how to use it:

FFSC Calendar Page To subscribe to the FFSC Google calendar, click the Calendar link in the top navigation bar.

Click “add to Google Calendar”...

Registration Tutorial

Apply for a new website account

After clicking on the button, you will see a form asking for your details.

  • Username should be something simple, and preferably in lower case. Most people use their first name...

All California Clubs Foray

? WHEN: 24-26, January 2014
? WHERE: Albion Field Station, 34100 Albion Street Albion, CA
triplet lens

Looking to spend a weekend hunting mushrooms, working dichotomous keys and sharpening your microscopy skills? With wonderful food cooked by someone who isn't you? Look no further!