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Event Summaries

This is a look back at our past events throughout the years. Foray event summaries include a species list for that foray. We also have a page where you can download comprehensive and individual species lists.

Polk County Foray

This was an experimental “pop-up” foray, organized with only a week’s notice after a generous offer from AMC members Carrie & Brandon to host a foray during a blank period on our...

Florence Nature Preserve foray

Saturday, September first, dawned warm and dryish in Gerton for the Florence Nature Preserve foray. Eighteen AMC members split into two groups led by Mike Hopping and myself, starting off at the...

Turkey Pen Foray

Twenty-eight members attended the foray, including several first-timers. The weather was good, after a lot of rain. We split into two groups: Ginger’s went along the ridge to the north east and...

Beaucatcher Mountain Foray

Once again, newish AMC forayers were pleasantly surprised to discover an undeveloped public woods in the center of Asheville. On July 31 a full complement of 20 members made the annual trip,...

Dupont State Forest Foray

The foray was arranged by Ken McGill with Jackie Schieb and Charlotte Caplan leading participants on trails from the  trail head at Guion Farm.   Dan Manning led the carpool from...

Foray at Rocky Fork State Park, TN

On Saturday June 30th, AMC returned to Rocky Fork State Park for another annual foray which returned some great results and enjoyable interactions among members, both new and seasoned. Rocky Fork...

Table Rock State Park SC foray

Charlotte Caplan was instrumental in getting our permit (N-13-18) for collecting in Table Rock SP.Twenty-nine Asheville Mushroom Club members gathered to collect and identify mushrooms on a...

Mills River Morel Foray

Date: April 21, 2018Leader: Colleen Rockstroh Thirty members took part in our last morel foray of the season.  Finally we had a warm & sunny day, after below average temperatures for March...

McDowell County Morel Foray

Date: April 12, 2018Leader: Dan Manning On a beautiful spring day with daytime temperatures in the high sixties to low seventies (sandwiched between periods of much harsher winter-like weather),...

Big Creek Morel Foray #2

Date: April 6, 2018Leader: Charlotte Caplan 27 club members met at the parking area on a mild, cloudy day and scattered on both sides of the creek for a 2 ½ hour Easter egg, sorry, morel...

Cosby Morel Foray

Date: March 31, 2018 Our first morel foray of 2018 hadn’t looked too promising a week earlier. The March 31 date anticipated a faster than usual warmup, which the first three weeks of the...

Oconee Foray

Date: September 29 – October 1, 2017Leader: Andy Methven View the Species List This was our 8th weekend foray at Oconee State Park since 2008. More than 80 members of AMC, MCG and SCUMS took...
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