Author Archives: SD Myco

October 1st meeting: “The Mushrooms of Mexico”

Our October speaker will be our own Dennis Sharmahd,  speaking on “The Mushrooms of Mexico“.We will take Dennis to dinner before the meeting around 5:00pm at Saffron Thai 3731B India St. Come along to meet Dennis over dinner. The meeting will … Continue reading

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NAMA Newsletter Sept-Oct 2018

North American Mycological Association newsletter Sept-Oct 2018 Mycophile September October 2018

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Our President Les Braund IDs mushrooms here in San Diego

Our President Les Braund interviewed on local TV channel 8 to ID some mushrooms folks found in their backyard here in San Diego: fungus frenzy: news-8 gets the dirt on all these sudden mushrooms

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Register for the NAMA Annual Foray in Salem Oregon while there’s still space available

Hello Mushroom Lovers! In this email, Foray Chair Sam Landes reveals more exciting news about NAMA’s upcoming foray in the Pacific Northwest, October 11-14. BC: Let’s talk mushrooms first. What kinds of “only in the Northwest” mushrooms should we be … Continue reading

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The Beauty and Diversity of San Diego’s Mushrooms Tuesday June 12 @ 6pm

Our very own Les Braund will be presenting at the Ocean Beach Library on June 12 @ 6pm President of the San Diego Mycological Society, Les Braund, will be presenting a talk about the wild and wonderful world of mushrooms … Continue reading

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John Muir Comes to Questhaven

John Muir, as portrayed by the world’s foremost Muir interpreter – Lee Stetson of 33 years performing in Yosemite and all over the world – is coming for 4 different live performances to Questhaven Retreat and Nature Preserve June 22-24, … Continue reading

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April 30th potluck

Our April 30th, 2018 meeting is a potluck dinner. The dinner starts at 7 PM in Room 101, Casa Del Prado in Balboa Park. Please bring a cooked or cold dish and your own beverage. (Note: there will be no … Continue reading

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April 27-30: San Diego needs your help to win the 2018 City Nature Challenge

We encourage you to upload photos of any mushrooms you can find locally: From April 27-30, 2018, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) is spearheading our local effort to document as many species as possible via iNaturalist… read … Continue reading

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April 2nd at 6:30pm: “Mushrooms and Fungi of Southern California and Northern Baja”

For the Monday April 2nd meeting our speaker will be Bonni Thoresen, speaking on “Mushrooms and Fungi of Southern California and Northern Baja”. The meeting will start at 6:30 PM in Room 101, Casa Del Prado in Balboa Park. We … Continue reading

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March 5th at 6:30pm: Fungal Conservation

For the Monday March 5th, 2018 meeting, our speaker will be Else Vellinga, a mycologist who is interested in naming and classifying mushroom species in California and beyond, speaking on “Fungal conservation” discussing reasons to include fungi in conservation and … Continue reading

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