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...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: The banner at the top of the home page is too fast — I can’t read the text next to the picture.
A: If you hover the cursor at either end of the picture, arrows appear. Click on one and it slows down the change so you can read the text. Click when finished to go on to the next picture...

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!


Justin Pierce, our Minister of Video, can be found at most FFSC events with at least one camera in hand. Fungus Fed videos can be seen on our YouTube channel. They can also be accessed from the homepage YouTube button. Future enhancements will include a video archive of presentations...

Holiday Potluck

? WHEN: 12/14/2014, 4-8 pm
? WHERE: Scotts Valley Community Center, 360 Scotts Valley Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95006
Dawn & Jeanette

Be there — Sunday, December 14 at 4 pm!

Our Potluck replaces December's General Meeting.  Come spend a delicious evening in the company of the great cooks of the FFSC for our annual Holiday Potluck! Bring your dish of choice, made to serve at least 10. The dish should adhere to the Suggested Species List and be labeled with a dish card, both found here: Potluck EssentialsPlease bring your dish hot (as appropriate) and ready to serve, as this facility has only a small kitchen and last-minute cooking is not possible. Chef Bob Wynn will be coordinating service and keeping dishes warm as needed. 

Not an experienced forager yet? Purchased mushrooms or desserts are encouraged.

May, 2013

"Morel, the Magnificent Morel" by Hugh Smith

Best Photo
Date: May 22, 2013
Camera: Canon Canon EOS REBEL T3i
ISO Speed: 100
Exposure: 5.00 sec
Focal Length: 18 mm
Aperture: f/13.0
Flash Used: No

This was one of only a few of this type of Morel that I found on this foray. I was in Lassen National Forest. It was a time when the State had no money to open all of the Campgrounds. It was actually very late in the season for Morels, but there's always something to find. Morels in the Sierras like disturbed areas as well as burns.

I went on a weekday. No one had begun to clean up the campgrounds where I was and so it was a successful hunt...


Polenta to Die For – a..k.a. “Double Your Lipitor” Polenta  Dennis Nolan


Dennis Nolan brought this to the Wine & Mushroom Fest and it was outstanding! The original recipe comes from At Home with Michael Chiarello, by Michael Chiarello...