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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Calling All SDMYCO Citizen Scientists for Continental Mycoblitz 10/20-27

Calling All SDMYCO Citizen Scientists! Join us as we participate in the Second Continental Mycoblitz of 2019 – October 20-27.

A mycoblitz, similar to a ‘bioblitz’, is an intense and time-limited survey, completed by ordinary citizens (like you!) of all the organisms living in a given geographic area. This one will be the first ever in North America focused solely on fungi! 

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Fantastic Fungi Tickets on Sale! Screenings coming to San Diego November 3rd + 5th.

The San Diego Mycological Society and OM Mushrooms are delighted to be in partnership with Fantastic Fungi to present two showings of the beautiful film by Moving Art Director Louie Schwartzberg.

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A New SDMYCO Season is Here! First meeting Monday, 10/7. 

Hey hey mycophiles! The SDMYCO season is upon us and we are so, so ready for it!⁠

Our first meeting of the season is just a few weeks away on Monday, October 7th. Gather your curious friends and come join us to immerse yourself in all things mushroom.⁠ As a reminder we meet the first Monday of each Month, October – May. 

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