The Asheville Mushroom Club is a diverse group of people whose common interest is to learn about fungi. Anyone with an interest in mushrooms is encouraged to join!

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Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are open to the public and feature a guest speaker and recent area finds.

Time & Date

7:00 PM on the last Thursday of the month, March through November.

Location

The US Forest Service building.
It is located at 160 Zillicoa Street, Asheville, NC 28801.

2019 Schedule

Monthly meetings are done for the year, they will resume in March of 2019. We will post updated speaker information once next year's speakers are lined up. Have a wonder winter!

Membership

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Forays

Members of the Club are eligible to participate in the many forays we host throughout the year.

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Newsletter

Each month members are emailed a copy of Sporadic News containing all the latest club info.

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Foray at Beaucatcher Overlook Park

Date: August 22, 2015
Lead by: Rob Heck

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16 AMC members scoured the urban forest at Beaucatcher Overlook Park on Saturday August 22nd. 42 species were collected and identified. Many species were on the club’s top 50 list. However, three species were new to the club. These were  Amanita rubescens var. alba, Parasola auricoma, and Agaricus diminutivus. Some notable edibles found included beefsteak polypore, chicken of the woods, cauliflower and parasol mushrooms.


Unidentified hypomycized species on a rock

Laetiporus sulphureus

Photos by Mike Hopping


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