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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 April 6, 2018

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 hunt.  And when we all gathered again we...

Foray 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 month did their best to...

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...

Yancey County Foray

Date: September 15, 2017Leaders: Laurie Jaegers and Frank Bartucca View the Species List The Yancey County foray on September 15, 2017 had 10 participants, including the leaders, Laurie Jaegers...

Dennis Cove Foray

Date: September 8–10, 2017Leader: Alice Cohen View the Species List AMC held its first foray weekend in East Tennessee in many years. Dennis Cove Campground is a secluded US Forest Service...

FungiFest 2017

Date: September 2, 2017Location: Warren Wilson College View the Species List Fungifest turned out to be a huge success. We had almost 300 visitors, the classes and walks were sold out, and the...

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...
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