10th Annual Point Reyes National Seashore Fungus Fair
January 3, 2015 - Collecting Foray | Red Barn, Bear Valley
Join us for a collecting foray 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. We'll meet in front of the Visitor Center parking lot to organize. Bring collections to the Red Barn starting at 1:00 pm for identification. Contact David Rust 510.468.5014 for more details.
January 4, 2015 - Fungus Fair | Bear Valley Visitor Center
Join us for the 10th annual Point Reyes National Seashore Fungus Fair. Attend free lectures in the Bear Valley Visitor Center Auditorium. Learn about fungi and their role in the many Point Reyes habitats, from grasslands to redwoods. See the remarkable colors and shapes of wild mushrooms collected in the park. Be sure to see the mushroom display tables in back of the Visitor Center.
|Dr. Tom Bruns
Forest Fires and Fungi: Losers, Winners
The Art and History of Mushroom Dyes
Zen and the Art of Mushroom Hunting
Sponsored by Point Reyes National Seashore and Bay Area Mycological Society! Contact David Rust 510.468.5014 for more details.
Mushrooms in the Garden
Workshop | January 17, 2015| 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join local naturalist and mycologist Debbie Viess, Co-Founder of the Bay Area Mycological Society, for a fun talk on local mushrooms that occur in our Bay Area woods, lawns and yes, even gardens. Beautiful photos, stories and plenty of easy to digest science will be value added. After this indoor preview of the world of fungi, we will walk the beautiful UC Botanical Garden and see just who has made themselves at home. Fungus are everywhere we wanna be!
Registration cost: $25 General public; $20 Garden members.
Registration info: register online, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 510-642-7082.
BAMS General Meeting
Alan Rockefeller: Mushrooms of Mexico
UC Berkeley, 338 Koshland Hall
Wednesday, January 21, 2015| 7:30 — 9:30 pm
Alan Rockefeller is a mycologist and photographer specializing in mushroom identification and taxonomy.
Alan has been collecting mushrooms for ten years, and has traveled to Mexico to collect mushrooms for the past 8 years. Alan is a network security expert who has a mushroom DNA lab in Berkeley and posts all of his mushroom photographs on mushroomobserver.org. When he is not hunting mushrooms Alan spends his time looking at mushrooms under the microscope, soldering electronics, hacking unix and sequencing mushroom DNA.
Doors open at 7:30. Meeting starts promptly at 8:00.
Sycamore Grove Mushroom Foray
Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Sycamore Grove/Veterans Park | Livermore, California
Join ranger Amy Wolitzer and BAMS' Debbie Veiss for the annual Mushroom Madness event at 1:00 pm. Meet at Sycamore Grove/Veterans Park 5211 Arroyo Rd, Livermore, CA 94550. Follow this link to see a report on our 2011 event. For more information, contact Debbie Viess at 510.430.9353.