Why join the Fungus Federation?

Face it: you can learn a bit about mushrooming by coming to the Fungus Fair, sitting in on a few general meetings, and studying on your own. Or you can take it up a notch and gain a lot of knowledge by participating with a group of experienced foragers...

2022 Albion II Foray - January (by )

? WHEN: 21-23, January 2022
? WHERE: Albion Field Station, Albion Field Station, 34100 Albion Street Albion, CA 95410

You must be staying at Albion to join us for the both Saturday foray and our fabulous 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 a state 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. All guests have access to the cafeteria, kitchen, laboratory and classroom.  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. 

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.

2021 November General Meeting -- Alan Rockefeller: Psychoactive Mushrooms of North America

? WHEN: 11/17/2021, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
? WHERE: Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Alan Rockefeller
Please join us for our November Meeting at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History or on Zoom . If you plan to come in person, please RSVP via this Google Form. For those of you who would prefer to join us via Zoom, Please Join Here...

Local Foray near Marshall Field (by )

? WHEN: 10/30/2021, 9 am - 12 pm
? WHERE: Santa Cruz

Well, the rains have arrived, so let's get together to survey our local fields and forests. This will be a habitat walk, concentrating on learning about some of the local trees and the best places to look for different species as the season progresses.

To request to join this foray, please fill out this form ...

2021 September General Zoom Meeting: Phil Carpenter "Roundtable Discussion on Basics of Mushrooming"

? WHEN: 09/15/2021, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
? WHERE: Zoom Meeting - Where ever you are
Phil samples a mushroom

Please join us for our General Meeting on Zoom .  The session will be opened at 6:30 pm for those who would like to socialize and chat with fellow mycophiles before the main meeting, which will start at 7:00 pm. 

We had hoped that our General Meetings would be back to their regular, in person format by now, but due to the current level of covid transmission and out of an abundance of caution, we will continue with the Zoom video format for another month.  Future meetings may be held virtually, in person, or in a hybrid format allowing attendees the option of participating virtually through a live video stream.

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