August 11, 2013 at the Denver Botanic Gardens

.The Colorado Mycological Society invites you to its 36th Annual Celebration of Wild Mushrooms!

Sunday August 11, 2012 11 AM - 5 PM.
Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St Denver CO
Free with admission to the Gardens (adults $12.50, seniors $9.50, children 3-15 $9)

  • Local wild mushrooms on display
  • Bring mushrooms - we'll iidentify them
  • Mushroom books and T-shirts for sale
  • Educational exhibits

Our chief identifier is Dr. Cathy Cripps, Profesor of Biology at Montana State University.


  • 2008 CMS Mushroom Fair photos

  • To see photos from the 2006 CMS Mushroom Fair click here.
    More photos from the Fair courtesy of Linnea Gillman.

Species Lists — To view an archive of mushroom species lists from past CMS mushroom fairs click here.

Mushrooms in Cancer Research — At the end of the 2006 CMS Mushroom Fair all the mushrooms collected for identification at the Fair were sent off to Dr. Edward Mena of Lifeparms, Inc., in Groton, Connecticut, for use in his research. For more information view this video clip from Fox61. Video clip