February SDMYCO Meeting Monday, 2/3: Mushroom + Lichen Dyes for Natural Color

Hello Myco-Friends! Our next club meeting is one week away on Monday, January 6th. We’ll be learning about the wondrous world of Mushroom + Lichen Dyes for Natural Color. We’ll dive into the history, how to identify dye species and the process for extracting a rainbow of color.  Check out this video for a sneak peak.

As a reminder we meet the first Monday of each Month, October – May. Download our public event calendar to stay up to date on all the happenings.

February 3rd Meeting Details
5pm: Meet the speaker! Dinner @ Kairoa Brewing Company, 4601 Park Blvd
6:30 – 8pm: Meeting @ Balboa Park, 1650 El Prado, Room 101

Agenda
6:30: Welcome / House Keeping
7:00: The Art + Science of Mushroom + Lichen Dyeing presented by Sarah Minarik

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SDMYCO Mushroom Cultivation Workshop, Saturday 2/1/2020

Join SDMYCO and mushroom farmer Sam Andrasko with assistance from Eric Muller and Austin Watkins for a hands-on mushroom cultivation workshop.

The class will include instruction on home culturing and growing techniques to get you started cultivating your own mushrooms at home. You will learn basic knowledge on how mushrooms grow and digest substrates and what they require in their environment to stay healthy and fruit well. January through April is a perfect and forgiving time to learn how to cultivate mushrooms in San Diego and can be a fun and satisfying activity to with family and friends.

SDMYCO Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

Saturday, 2/1

10:30 am – 3pm

The Yoga Nest

7220 El Cajon Blvd

San Diego, CA 92115

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SDMYCO Member Mushroom Dinner: Tickets on Sale 1/20 @ Noon!

 

Feast on Fungus. Munch on Mushies. Join us for this members only, special event prepared by SDMYCO Club Chef Sarah Restivo of Rancho Valencia to be held at Longship Brewery. Tickets go on sale this Monday, 1/20 @ Noon. Tickets will sell out fast so mark your calendar!

 

SDMYCO Member Mushroom Dinner

Monday 1/27/20

6:30-8:30

Longship Brewery

10320 Camino Santa Fe, Suite C

San Diego, CA 92121

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SDMYCO Mushroom Identification Workshop, Sunday 1/19/20

Join SDMYCO and guest teacher Dennis Shardmahd for a hands-on mushroom identification workshop and walk through Los Penasquitos Canyon.

 

SDMYCO Mushroom Identification Workshop

Sunday, 1/19/20

10am – 2pm

Los Penasquitos Canyon Ranch House

Canyonside Park Driveway, San Diego, CA 92129

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SDMYCO 2020: First member meeting of the decade, Monday, 1/6


Happy (almost) New Year + Winter Solstice you beautiful mycophiles!
Our first meeting of 2020 is just a few weeks away on Monday, January 6th. Gather your myco-curious friends and join us to immerse yourself in an evening exploring the intersection of mushrooms + art.
As a reminder we meet the first Monday of each Month, October – May. Download our public event calendar to stay up to date on all the happenings.

January 6th Meeting Details
5pm: Meet the speakers! Dinner @ Kairoa Brewing Company, 4601 Park Blvd
6:30 – 8pm: Meeting @ Balboa Park, 1650 El Prado, Room 101

Agenda
6:30: Welcome / House Keeping
6:45: The Art + Science of Mushroom + Lichen Dyeing presented by Sarah Minarik
7:10: NAMA’s Registry of Mushrooms in Works of Art presented by Elio Schaechter
7:30: Mushroom Art of Dutch Baroque Painter Otto Marseus van Schrieck presented by Bonni Thoresen

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SDMYCO Mushroom Identification Workshop, Sunday 12/22

Join SDMYCO and guest teacher Michelle Hinojosa for a hands-on mushroom identification workshop and walk through Los Penasquitos Canyon.

SDMYCO Mushroom Identification Workshop

Sunday, 12/22

10am – 2pm

Los Penasquitos Canyon Ranch House

Canyonside Park Driveway, San Diego, CA 92129

 

Register HERE 

$20 for members (with code sent through member mailing)

$30 non-members

Spaces available: 20

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SDMYCO Member Foray This Saturday 12/14

Join us for our first SDMYCO Club foray of the 2019/2020 San Diego mushroom season! We’re excited to get out into the wild after a few weeks of rain.

 

SDMYCO Member Foray

Saturday, 12/14

9:30am – 1pm

Keithley Preserve, Escondido

(Location details available for registered participants)

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December SDMYCO Meeting: Holiday Potluck and White Elephant Gift Exchange

Hello Myco Friends!

Our next monthly meeting is Monday, December 2nd and we will be hosting our annual mushroom inspired potluck and white elephant gift exchange. 

Volunteers are needed for setting-up and decorating the room. Set-up will begin at 5:30pm. Please come early to help us set the mood. 

 

December Meeting Details

Balboa Park, 1650 El Prado, Room 101 

5:30 – 6:30pm: Set-up

6:30 – 8pm: Dinner & Gift Exchange

  • Bring a savory or sweet mushroom inspired dish and/or beverage to share.
  • Bring a mushroom inspired gift to exchange.
  • Bring your own dinnerware (plate/bowl/cup/utensils/napkin)

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November Mycology Meeting Monday, 11/4

Hello mycophiles! We have a fun week ahead! Sunday 11/3 are the first showings of Fantastic Fungi in Encinitas, Monday 11/4 is our November meeting, and Tuesday 11/5 is the second showing of Fantastic Fungi (ticket details below) with special appearance by Director Louis Schwartzberg. So gather your curious friends and join us for a fabulous week of fun(gus)!⁠

As a reminder we meet the first Monday of each Month, October – May. Download our public event calendar to stay up to date on all the happenings.

November Meeting Details
5pm: Meet the speaker! Dinner @ Blue Water Seafood Grill at 3667 India St
6:30 – 8pm: Meeting @ Balboa Park, 1650 El Prado, Room 101

Agenda
6:30: Welcome / Housekeeping / Annual Board Vote
7-8pm: Speaker Mario Ceballos – Mycelium is Intersectional

We will explore how Mycelium is Intersectional and how it can effectively communicate with other lifeforms and how the web of reciprocity it weaves can teach humans how to better communicate and show up in solidarity with each other.

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SDMYCO Board of Directors – Call for Applications!

Become a Board Member!

We have begun the 2019/2020 SDMYCO season and we are looking to fill a few board vacancies and other roles during our annual election at the November monthly meeting on Monday 11/4.

All active (paid) members will have the opportunity to apply and then to vote on November 4th.

If you have been wanting to get more involved this is a great opportunity! We are seeking a few legacy positions to be filled and a few new positions too.
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