Flowers and Fungi in Colorado’s Ecosystems
Presented by: Lorraine Yeatts and Vera Evenson
Meeting at: Denver Botanic Gardens (NOTE: we are in a new location at DBG. Please see below for details) on June 8, 2015. The doors open at 7:00pm and the program will begin at 7:30pm
The June CMS meeting will feature a beautiful blend of some of the most charismatic and biologically significant “Flowers and Fungi” in Colorado’s Varied Ecosystems. Well-known local Denver botanist, Lorraine Yeatts, will present her glorious photographs taken during her decades-long study of our varied habitats from the prairies to the alpine regions of the southern Rockies. As beautiful as wild flowers, mushrooms typical of those ecosystems will be blended into the presentation by Vera Evenson, curator of the Sam Mitchel Herbarium of Fungi at Denver Botanic Gardens. Both scientists will emphasize the essential roles that plants and fungi play in their habitats...and the interactions between plants and fungi will be emphasized.
Lorrain is an Adjunct Researcher at the Kathryn Kalmbach Vascular Plant Herbarium at Denver Botanic Gardens. Her decades-long volunteer service, experience as a field botanist, amazing photography, and thousands of specimen donations to the collection are greatly appreciated in the Research and Conservation Department at the Gardens.
We are meeting in the Gates Hall at Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street. Gates Hall is inside the Main building.
May 30 – Bill Windsor. Morel foray west of Boulder. Full Schedule
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are held on the second Monday night of each month, from March
through October, at 7:30 PM. The doors open at 7:00. This year we are back at the Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007
York Street (Map).
The meetings are in Mitchell Hall. There is no charge to get into
the Botanic Gardens in the evening to attend a CMS meeting.
- CMS meetings provide an informal opportunity to
socialize and exchange information with others interested in mycology.
- Each meeting
features a lecture and/or slide presentation on mycology
or a related subject.
- Speakers include nationally known mycologists, outside
specialists and knowledgeable members
- Visitors & members are encouraged to bring the mushrooms
they find to the meetings.
- Knowledgeable members will be happy to help you identify the
mushrooms you have found.
Call for Volunteers for CMS — The Colorado Mycological
Society depends on volunteers from the membership to deliver its
services to the general membership. Many, if not most, of the volunteer
positions do not require extensive knowledge of mycology. What
they do require is enthusiasm and a willingness to
devote a few hours each month to the position.
Although most of
the committees currently have chairpersons assigned to them, there
are still a few that require a chairperson. If you would like to
volunteer for one of these "open" committee positions,
contact Karen Ryan by phone at 303-355-5966 or
If you would like to serve on a committee that is currently chaired
or obtain more information about the activities of the committee,
contact the chairperson directly.