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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.

AMC Foray: 08-03-2018

This year the club decided to explore a new area for a weekend camping foray. The area is located in Nantahala National forest. The foray was a great success. Despite the threat of rain, the weather...

AMC Foray: 09-28-2018

Once again we joined with our sister clubs, the Mushroom Club of Georgia and the SC Upstate Mycological Society, for a long weekend at Oconee State Park in South Carolina. Around 85...

AMC Foray: 09-14-2018

The week leading up to our second “pop-up” foray of the season was warm, with highs between 78 and 83 and lows between 63 and 67 degrees F. There was a total of 1.31 inches of rain in nearby...

AMC Foray: 08-09-2018

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...

AMC Foray: 08-31-2018

Saturday, September first, dawned warm and dryish in Gerton for the foray. Eighteen AMC members split into two groups led by Mike Hopping and myself. Edibles and collectibles alike were mostly dry...

AMC Foray: 08-18-2018

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...

AMC Foray: 07-30-2018

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,...

Foray July 6, 2018

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...

AMC Foray: 06-30-18

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

AMC Foray: 06-20-2018

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

Foray April 1, 2018

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 and most of April.  Several people found...

Foray April 12, 2018

On a beautiful spring day with daytime temperatures in the high sixties to low seventies (sandwiched between periods of much harsher winter-like weather), twenty members gathered to assess some new...
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