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Mike Hopping

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

Rocky Fork Foray

In late August, 2017, AMC took its first trip to the recently established Rocky Fork State Park in E. Tennessee. The park is 2,037 acres of scenic backcountry designated in October 2012. Acquisition...

Foray at Turkey Pen

Date: August 18, 2017 View the Species List Almost 20 of us enjoyed foraging at Turkey Pen on Friday August, 18. Sheila Dunn took a group on the lower loop and Ginger Fisher took one on the upper...

Briar Bottom Camping Foray

Date: August 11–13, 2017Leader: Sue Brown & Ed Mayer View the Species List The Briar Bottom Camping foray was a great success again this year with a small group of 12 campers and one...

Foray in Madison County

Date: August 5, 2017Leader: Laurie Jaegers & Frank Bartucca View the Species List The Madison County foray on August 5, 2017 had 16 participants, including the leaders, Laurie Jaegers and...

Beaucatcher Foray

Date: August 1, 2017Leader: Mike Hopping View the Species List Someone forgot to tell the weather gods to rain on Beaucatcher mountain this past week. Conditions were dusty dry but pleasantly...

Florence Nature Preserve Foray

Date: July 28, 2017 View the Species List Fifteen AMC members and a small group of Americorps members with theirCarolina Mountain Land Conservancy guide met on a warm and humid morning atLittle...

Foray at DuPont State Forest

Date: July 22, 2017 Leader: Ken McGill View the Species List On July 22, 2017 AMC held a foray at Guion Farm in the DuPont State Forest.  The foray was arranged by Ken McGill with Ginger...

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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