The Colorado Mycological Society

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Colorado Mycological Society
PO Box 9621
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 507-7339

The Colorado Mycological Society

Stalking The Wild Mushroom!

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CMS has everything you love about mushrooms and more!

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Welcome to the Colorado Mycological Society!

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



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Upcoming Events

11apr(apr 11)7:30 pm(apr 11)7:30 pmFlashy FungiWednesday Meeting & Special Speaker

14may(may 14)7:30 pm(may 14)7:30 pmMay MeetingSpeaker TBD

04jun(jun 4)7:30 pm(jun 4)7:30 pmJune MeetingSpeaker TBD

08jun(jun 8)9:30 am(jun 8)9:30 amFeatured1st Foray 2018Exact Time & Location TBD

30jul(jul 30)7:30 pm(jul 30)7:30 pmJuly MeetingSpeaker TBD

Typically the 2nd Monday of the month but dates do change. Please check the event candor for specific details. 

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Monthly Meetings

Typically, meetings are held on the second Mondaynight of each month, from March through October, at 7:30 PM. The doors open at 7:00PM for mushroom identification. We meet at the Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street. The meetings are in Gates Hall


CMS meetings provide an informal opportunity to socialize and exchange information with others interested in mycology. With Over 150 Members in the Denver area, your love of mushrooms can be shared by many!




Each meeting features a lecture with a variety of speakers from different backgrounds giving presentations on mycology or a related subject. Speakers include nationally known mycologists, outside specialists and knowledgeable members


Info & Identification

Knowledgeable members will be happy to help you identify the mushrooms you have found. Visitors & members are encouraged to bring the mushrooms they find to the meetings.



Guided Forays

Throughout the summer our society schedules guided forays to bring members into the wild to search for mushrooms. From March through October, these expert lead outings can be held high in the mountains or in our city parks. Please keep an eye out for scheduled  forays as they are posted throughout the summer.



We thrive on our volunteers. Bring your Enthusiasm! From Submitting Content such as stories, images , recipes and expertise, or leading guided forays, we are always looking for people to get involved in our society!  


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