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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 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...

Foray at Purchase Knob

Date: July 14–16, 2017 Leaders: Charlotte Caplan View the Species List We met at Purchase Knob just after lunch on Friday, July 14, and learned the bad news: a bear had damaged a tent...

Foray at Pink Beds

Date: July 9, 2017Leader: Gary Kauffman View the Species List On July 9, 2017 twenty-two members of the Asheville Mushroom Club participated in the Pink Beds Foray in Pisgah National Forest. The...

Sherwood Forest Foray

Date: July 5, 2017Leader: Charlotte Caplan View the Species List A new site for us, this 60-year-old private community a few miles south of Brevard has 300 acres of conserved forest at around 3000...

Big Ivy Foray

Date: June 29, 2017 Leader: Dan M. Manning View the Species List Fourteen AMC members gathered for an early summer foray (the first of the summer season) in the Big Ivy area of the Appalachian RD,...

Wild, Edible, Medicinal Greens Foray

Date: May 21, 2017 Leader: Marc Williams Location and date: R Farms, 1530 New Stock Rd, Weaverville Number of Participants: 18 It was a rainy, muddy day with no end to the rain in sight. This...

Morel Foray #3 2017

Date: April 8, 2017 View the Species List On November 4, 2016, a wildfire started in the Nantahala Gorge near the Ferebee Picnic Area. The Tellico wildfire from the south, which started in late...

Morel Foray #2 2017

Date: April 7, 2017 Leader: Charlotte Caplan View the Species List It was a little too early to be called dogwood winter because the dogwood flowers, sensibly, were still tightly folded, but it...

Morel Foray #1 2017

Date: April 1, 2017 Leader: Mike Hopping View the Species List We had a theory that morels might be a bit early this year and so moved this annual expedition ahead a week. Conditions during the...

Foray at Oconee State Park

Date: September 30 - October 2, 2016 View the Species List This was the seventh joint foray at Oconee State Park, Walhalla SC held by AMC, the Mushroom Club of Georgia, and the SC Upstate Mushroom...

Foray at Sandy Mush

Date: September 15, 2016 Leaders: Laurie Jaegers and Frank Bartucca View the Species List The Sandy Mush foray on September 15, 2016 had 15 participants, including the leaders, Laurie Jaegers and...

Foray at Turkey Pen

Date: August 26, 2016 Leader: Sheila Dunn View the Species List 25 members joined this foray on a steamy August day, with temperatures rising to 90 degrees. Conditions were dryer than normal...
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