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

Become a member to receive our monthly newsletter, sign up for forays, and more!

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 Dupont State Forest

Date: July 9, 2016
Leader: Ken McGill

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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 and Ginger Fisher helping by leading participants on trails and Mike leading a carpool from Asheville. Andy Methven was the foray mycologist. There were about 30 participants including 6 students who came with Dr. Methven from classes he was teaching in Highlands. The weather was clear and the temperature comfortable. 57 species of mushrooms were identified including a few good edibles. Excitement included a bear being seen along one of the trails and an injured mountain biker being taken away by helicopter which landed next to the pavilion we had reserved. We all wish the biker a full recovery. Other than mountain biker’s accident everyone had a good time and hopefully learned a little more about fungi.


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