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AMC Mentorship Program

AMC MENTORSHIP PROGRAM PROVIDES OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME A MUSHROOM ID MASTER Ever wished you could identify more than a few of the mushrooms on our foray tables? How about learning to identify most...

Mark Brenner

September 2018 / AMC Monthly Meeting If you are interested in growing your own mushrooms, you are in luck! Our September presentation on Thursday, September 27 at 7pm is by Mark Brenner. His...

Mike Hopping

August 2018 / AMC Monthly Meeting Our program for August will be “Learning Your Way Around Amanitaville” by club member, Mike Hopping. Many mushroom hunters are fascinated by...

Scott Pavelle

Scott Pavelle talks all about boletes at our July 2018 monthly meeting. An attorney from Pittsburgh, Scott is a member of the Western Pennsylvania mushroom club. He's knowledgeable, funny, and...

Peziza phyllogena

Photo credit: Mike Hopping The common brown cup mushroom of springtime, found growing on rich woodland soil or decaying wood, is imaginatively known as the Common Brown Cup, or Peziza phyllogena...

FungiFest

Join us at Fungifest, September 2, 2017 @ Warren Wilson College Fungifest is when the Asheville Mushroom Club comes out of the woods and invites the public to celebrate the world of fungi with...

Jay Justice

August 31 @ AMC Monthly Meeting Our speaker will be Jay Justice, who will be speaking on "The Role of Fungi in the Environment--looking beyond mycorrhizal associations".

Mike Hopping

Our speaker will be Mike Hopping, who will be giving a talk “What’s That Mushroom?”

Mycena haematopus

In wet conditions when things are a little boring, mushrooms growing from decomposing hardwood logs might be worth a look. One small species, Mycena haematopus, the Bleeding Mycena, isn’t edible...

Boletus separans

The lilac bolete, Boletus separans, formerly Xanthoconium separans, is associated with woodland oaks. It’s medium to large in size, has a dry, lumpy cap that starts pinkish brown or light brown...

Cantharellus cinnabarinus

What Cantharellus cinnabarinus, the cinnabar chanterelle, gives up in size is often redeemed by quantity. Troupes of these tasty little guys inhabit dampish, hardwood areas. Cinnabar chanterelles...

Stropharia rugosoannulata

Stropharia rugosoannulata, the Wine-cap or King Stropharia, is often cultivated but also grows wild in disturbed soils or wood chips. The dry, wine- colored cap soon fades toward tan. Gills are...
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