We’re scientists, naturalists, chefs, writers, artists, gardeners, cultivators, hikers and admirers who’ve come together to share our passion for mushrooms.

 

Featured Events

We’ve still got spots open in both the beginner and intermediate classes coming up in July, book your spot now before they run out!

Beginner Mushroom ID Class - July 30, August 6

Beginner Mushroom ID Class - July 30, August 6

July 30, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The beginner’s class will cover the following topics: basic fungal biology, the major groups of fleshy fungi (mushrooms), essential macroscopic features needed to identify mushrooms, how [...]
Intermediate Mushroom ID Class - July 31, August 7

Intermediate Mushroom ID Class - July 31, August 7

July 31, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The intermediate class will include the above, plus current Family & Generic concepts in mushroom taxonomy, differentiating important Colorado species, habitat-specific importance, poisonous and edible mushrooms [...]

 

Next CMS Event

Summer Foray 2024 - Wednesday

Summer Foray 2024 - Wednesday

July 17, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday, July 17th: CMS Member Gary Olds along with Bill McGlashan will lead this foray from 8:30am to 1pm. Participants will meet at a West [...]

 

Upcoming Events

July 2024

Summer Foray 2024 - Wednesday - July 17, 2024 at 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Summer Foray 2024 - Saturday - July 20, 2024 at 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Summer Foray 2024 - Sunday - July 21, 2024 at 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Summer Foray 2024 - Wednesday - July 24, 2024 at 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Summer Foray 2024 - Saturday - July 27, 2024 at 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Summer Foray 2024 - Sunday - July 28, 2024 at 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Sidnee Obersingleton: Dying with mushrooms & lichens - July 28, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Beginner Mushroom ID Class - July 30, August 6 - July 30, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Summer Foray 2024 - Wednesday - July 31, 2024 at 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Intermediate Mushroom ID Class - July 31, August 7 - July 31, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

 

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Summer Foray #1
July 6, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday, July 6: CMS members Cindy Li and Lux will lead this foray.  Participants will meet at a location in the Boulder/Nederland area or in [...]
Summer Foray #2
July 7, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday, July 7th: CMS Past-President Greg Sanchez and Jerry Cavallo will lead this foray, assisted by Bill McGlashan.  Registered participants will meet at a West [...]
Brian Perry: Illuminating Fungi - the Science of Fungal Bioluminescence
July 8, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fungal bioluminescence was first described by Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E.), and continues to fascinate and puzzle scientists today. While over 125 species of fungi are known [...]
Summer Foray #3
July 10, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday, July 10: CMS members Miyako Boyett, Jamie Salomon and Mika Kodama will lead this foray. Participants will meet at 8:30am at a location in [...]
Summer Foray 2024 - Saturday
July 13, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday, July 13: CMS members Joe O’Hallaron and Alex Merryman along with Cindy Li will lead this foray from 9:30am to 2pm. Participants will meet at [...]
Summer Foray 2024 - Sunday
July 14, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sunday, July 14th: Former CMS President Jason Salzman will lead this 9:00am foray along with CMS members Saadia Naiman and Jerry Cavallo at a park [...]
Summer Foray 2024 - Wednesday
July 17, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday, July 17th: CMS Member Gary Olds along with Bill McGlashan will lead this foray from 8:30am to 1pm. Participants will meet at a West [...]
Summer Foray 2024 - Saturday
July 20, 2024    
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday, July 20: CMS members will lead this foray from 8:30am to 1:30pm. Participants will meet at a West Denver Metro location at 8:30 am and [...]
Summer Foray 2024 - Sunday
July 21, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sunday, July 21: CMS members will lead this foray from 8:30am to 1:30pm. Participants will meet at a West Denver Metro location at 8:30 am [...]
Summer Foray 2024 - Wednesday
July 24, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday, July 24: CMS Member Gary Olds will lead this foray from 8:30 am to 1:30pm. Participants will meet at a West Metro Denver location [...]
Summer Foray 2024 - Saturday
July 27, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Details to be announced. Details will be emailed out and this event will be updated with a signup link the week before the foray date!
Summer Foray 2024 - Sunday
July 28, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Details to be announced. Details will be emailed out and this event will be updated with a signup link the week before the foray date!
Sidnee Obersingleton: Dying with mushrooms & lichens
July 28, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Special presentation on Sunday July 28th at 7:00  - 9:00 PM Sidnee grew up in the PNW, and always had an interest in fungi, it [...]
Beginner Mushroom ID Class - July 30, August 6
July 30, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The beginner’s class will cover the following topics: basic fungal biology, the major groups of fleshy fungi (mushrooms), essential macroscopic features needed to identify mushrooms, how [...]
Summer Foray 2024 - Wednesday
July 31, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Details to be announced. Details will be emailed out and this event will be updated with a signup link the week before the foray date!
Intermediate Mushroom ID Class - July 31, August 7
July 31, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The intermediate class will include the above, plus current Family & Generic concepts in mushroom taxonomy, differentiating important Colorado species, habitat-specific importance, poisonous and edible mushrooms [...]
Summer Foray 2024 - Saturday
August 3, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Details to be announced. Details will be emailed out and this event will be updated with a signup link the week before the foray date!
Summer Foray 2024 - Sunday
August 4, 2024    
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Details to be announced. Details will be emailed out and this event will be updated with a signup link the week before the foray date!
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