A World of Lichens! This Saturday, July 6th with Les Braund

Join Les Braund this coming Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 10am – 2pm  in Rancho Peñasquitos.  He will be speaking and teaching you about the wonderful, yet not very well known, World of Lichens.

Due to microscope availability, this class is only offered to 6 people!! We will be using both compound and dissecting scopes. Please bring your own lichens to ID. Hand outs, chemical and other supplies will be provided.

Space is limited to 6 people ONLY! Get your ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lichen-identification-class-tickets-64341064857

The address of the Preserve is 12020 Black Mountain Rd. The Preserve is located between Mira Mesa and Rancho Peñasquitos, West of Black Mountain Rd.

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Member Dinner – Tickets almost sold out!!

Hello fellow mycophagists!

We have just 4 tickets left for our members mushroom dinner.

It promises to be a delicious evening. See the menu at the bottom.

$25 per person. Tickets available HERE.

Mushroom Dinner

Monday, June 17th

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Longship Brewery

10320 Camino Santa Fe C, San Diego, CA 92121

Tickets can be found here: https://sdmycomushroomdinner.eventbrite.com

Non-members want to join? They can become a member here: www.sdmyco.org/membership

We hope to see you there to celebrate a bountiful mushroom season!

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Member Mushroom Dinner: Monday June 17th

Member Mushroom Dinner

Feast on Fungus. Munch on Mushies. Join us for this members only, special event prepared by Chef Sarah Restivo of Rancho Valencia to be held at Longship Brewery. This four course meal will include many of our favorite edibles including: Porcini, Truffle, Candy caps, Portobello, Shiitake, Beech, Enoki, King Trumpet and Wood Ear.

This is a members only event. Non-members can join here.

$25 per person. Tickets available HERE.

Mushroom Dinner

Monday, June 17th

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Longship Brewery

10320 Camino Santa Fe C, San Diego, CA 92121

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Member Foray: This Sunday June 9th!

This is a members only foray. Non-members can join here.

This Sunday, June 9th,
9am-12pm
San Luis Rey Picnic Area
CA-76, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070
 
Be Prepared

  1. If you haven’t already, register all attendees as members here. Families only need to register once
  2. Print out, complete and bring a signed Liability Waiver
  3. Bring a basket and collecting tools
  4. Bring a dish to share along with your own beverage, plate and utensils
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May 6th Meeting: Potluck Dinner

The May meeting is our last meeting of the season and will be a potluck dinner. Mushroom Monday May 6th Dinner will start at 7:00 PM in Room 101, Casa Del Prado in Balboa Park. Set- up begins around 6:30. Please bring a cooked or cold dish and your own beverage. (Note: there is no kitchen access).
Please provide a description for your dish. And make sure that you bring your own plates and utensils or the dinner. As part of the conservation efforts to keep our planet green we want to reduce the amount of waste. Thank you for doing your work!

We are excited to have you join us for our Annual Mushroom Pot Luck May Dinner.
We will have t-shirts for sale as well as information on other fascinating fungi stuff coming up later in the year!

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April 8 Meeting: Eric Mueller: The Marvels of Mycology

The guest speaker for our April 8th meeting will be Eric Mueller. The meeting will be hosted in Room 101, Casa del Prado in Balboa Park at 6:30 pm.
We will take Eric to dinner before the meeting around 5:00pm at the Blue Water Seafood Grill at 3667 India St.
Eric will be discussing basics of mushroom cultivation and different methods for growing mushrooms. He will also be discussing medicinal mushrooms and their health benefits. 
Please bring mushrooms you find so we can get them identified 6:30-7 pm and help promote our citizen science project “San Diego Mycoflora Project” at the same time. Print out data slips here and fill them in before leaving any specimens!
Eric Mueller is a mushroom educator, producer of mushroom grow kits and high-end medicinal mushroom fruit body tinctures. He is also an electrocutioner of various wood items. He has been selling his tinctures and grow kits at both the San Diego Mycological Society and Los Angeles Mycological Society, as well as a few local Farmer’s markets. He also gives lectures to high school students about mushrooms. Learn more and  follow him at @muellermushroom &  muellersmushroom.com
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March 30: Creekside Mushroom Farm Tour and Learn Mushroom Cultivation

Sam Andrasko is the head grower and managing partner of Creekside mushroom Farms located in the Samataguma Valley in Guatay, CA. He has been growing mushrooms for the past 23 years and is a past President of The San Diego Mycological Society. Sam has invited us to the farm on Saturday March 30th from 10am to 3-4pm’ish to tour his farm and learn about cultivating mushrooms.

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Meeting Monday March 4, 6:30pm, Mary Ann Hawke. How To Be A Citizen Scientist And Help SDMS Document The Mushrooms Of A Biodiversity Hotspot

**** PLEASE NOTE: April meeting has been moved to April 8. (This is not an April Fool’s Joke!) ****

The guest speaker for our March 4th meeting will be Mary Ann Hawke. The meeting will be hosted in Room 101, Casa Del Prado in Balboa Park at 6:30 PM.
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FORAY: 10am Saturday February 16 on private property

We need to collect fresh specimens for the fair! Join us on a Foray this Saturday Feb 16 with the San Diego Mycological Society.

***** Members Only *****
(if you are not yet a member you can join online here )

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SDMYCO is Social!

Keep up with mushroomy news, events and stay connected with us on all of our social channels.

You can find us on our newly revamped Facebook Page and on Twitter, Instagram and Meet-Up.

We look forward to connecting!

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