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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.

Foray at Beaucatcher Overlook Park

Date: August 22, 2015 Lead by: Rob Heck View the Species List 16 AMC members scoured the urban forest at Beaucatcher Overlook Park on Saturday August 22nd. 42 species were collected and...

Foray at Purchase Knob

Date: August 14-16, 2015 Leaders: Charlotte Caplan View the Species List Our annual visit to Purchase Knob attracted only 21 participants – nine staying in the house, including our guests...

Foray at Dupont State Forest

Date: August 8, 2015 Leader: Ken McGill View the Species List 18 members of the Asheville Mushroom Club plus our speaker for the next meeting, Chris Matherly, and his wife met on Saturday, August...

Foray at Richland Ridge

Date: August 1, 2015 Leader: Becky Armstrong View the Species List Twelve people made the trip to Richland Ridge, a privately-owned conservation area associated with a housing development on the...

Foray at Briar Bottom

Date: July 24-26, 2015 Leaders: Sue Brown and Ed Mayer View the Species List The Briar Bottom Camping foray was successful this year with seventeen members attending. There were only a small...

Foray at Pink Beds

Date: July 18, 2015 Leaders: Laurie Jaegers and Frank Bartucca View the Species List The foray on July 18, 2015 to Cataloochee had 25 participants, including the leaders, Laurie Jaegers and Frank...

Silk Scarf Dyeing Workshop

This July, the Asheville Mushroom Club was honored to have the rare opportunity to learn about natural dyeing with mushrooms and mycopigments from one of the leaders in the field, Alissa Allen.

Foray at Cataloochee

Date: July 9, 2015 Leaders: Laurie Jaegers and Frank Bartucca View the Species List The foray on July 9, 2015 to Cataloochee had 29 participants, including the leaders. Our featured speaker for...

Foray at Catawba Falls

Date: July 2, 2015 Leader: Bre O'Connor View the Species List Mushrooms were not plentiful – still a bit early in the season - but we had a decent turn-out of people(about 15 or so) and fine...

Foray at Holmes State Forest

Date: June 28, 2015 Leader: Amanda Lavallee View the Species List On a sunny Sunday in June about a dozen members of the AMC went on a foray to Holmes State Educational Forest. Even with such...

Foray at Lake James

Date: June 18, 2015 Leader: Mike Hopping View the Species List It was a muggy day in the Paddy’s Creek district of Lake James. While not bone dry, the woods definitely could have used rain....

George Lanz Foray at Big Ridge State Park, TN

Date: April 10-12, 2015 Leader: Charlotte Caplan View the Species List All the signs were good – the weather, the wildflowers, the foliage, and yet, for the third straight year, the...
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