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Summer Potluck

Date: August 17th, 2016 We had a fun and tasty potluck. Here's a couple of photos including a massive Old Man of the Woods.

Morel Foray

Date: April 5, 2016 Lead by: Mike Hopping A full complement of AMC members got an early start on a cold morning to participate in the club’s first morel foray of 2016. It took place on Tuesday,...

Morchella punctipes

Half-free morels, Morchella punctipes, aka M. semilibera, resemble black morels until you notice that the completely hollow stalk is attached part-way, but not all the way, up inside the head...

Cooking Demonstration

At our October monthly meeting, Michael Gentry of “Everyone Cooks” did a comedic cooking demonstration on how to cook with mushrooms.

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.

Baorangia bicolor

Baorangia bicolor, formerly Boletus bicolor, was thought to differ from the poisonous Boletus sensibilus by lacking a curry smell. Not necessarily, according to Michael Kuo. Boletus sensibilus...

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 Turkey Pen

Date: August 29, 2015 Leader: Shiela Dunn View the Species List Twenty-five members led by Shiela Dunn assembled at the Turkey Pen trail head for the last foray of the 2015 season. No September...

Big Creek Morel Foray

Date: April 8, 2016 Leader: Charlotte Caplan After a couple of last minute cancelations, 22 people arrived at the trail head on a chilly morning of “dogwood winter”. A nice yellow morel...

Big Ivy Plants Foray

Date: May 5, 2016 Leader: Dan M. Manning View the Species List On an unseasonably cool day in early May, sixteen members of the Asheville Mushroom Club visited the highly diverse Big Ivy...

Big Ivy Mushroom Foray

Date: June 28, 2016 Leader: Dan M. Manning View the Species List Twenty-four AMC members (including our youngest, 10-mo. old Anika Sage) gathered for a remarkably successful mushroom foray...

Foray at Dupont State Forest

Date: July 9, 2016 Leader: Ken McGill View the Species List On July 9, 2016 AMC held a foray at Guoin Farm in the DuPont State Forest. The foray was arranged by Ken McGill with Mike Hopping...
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