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 2023 - Friday A
August 4, 2023    
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday, August 4 A: CMS President Jon Sommer will lead a foray from 8am to 1:30pm. Participants will meet at a west metro Denver location [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Friday B
August 4, 2023    
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday, August 4 B: CMS member Ian Fierman will lead a foray from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Participants will meet at a west metro Denver location [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Saturday A
August 5, 2023    
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday, August 5 A: CMS President Jon Sommer will lead a foray from 8:00am to 1:30pm. Participants will meet in Conifer before carpooling to the [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Saturday B
August 5, 2023    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, August 5 B: CMS member Rami Saikali will lead a foray from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Participants will meet at a west metro Denver location [...]
🍄 CMS Mushroom Fair 2023 🍄
August 6, 2023    
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Colorado Mycological Society Mushroom Fair is a once a year celebration of the wonderful world of fungi. Come see a diverse display of 100’s [...]
Tavis Lynch - Mushroom Cultivation
August 8, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
⚠️ This event has changed dates, it is now on August 8 Topic: Mushroom Cultivation Who: Tavis Lynch Tavis Lynch has been studying mushrooms for [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Wednesday
August 9, 2023    
8:00 am - 2:00 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 2023 - Saturday
August 12, 2023    
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
CMS Member Tom McKinnon, with assistance from Nina Moreland, will lead a foray from 9am to 1:30pm. Participants will meet at either a West Metro [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Sunday
August 13, 2023    
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
CMS Past President Michael Heim, assisted by Jerry Cavallo and Lori Shindel, will lead a foray from 8am to 1:00pm. Participants will meet at a [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Wednesday
August 16, 2023    
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
CMS Member Gary Olds will lead this high country (10,000 ft) foray from 8:30am to 1:30pm. Participants will meet at a West Metro Denver location [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Saturday
August 19, 2023    
8:00 am - 2:00 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 2023 - Sunday
August 20, 2023    
8:00 am - 2:00 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 2023 - Wednesday
August 23, 2023    
8:00 am - 2:00 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 2023 - Saturday
August 26, 2023    
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Registration for the following foray opens at 12:00pm on Saturday, August 19. Saturday, August 26: Former CMS President Jason Salzman is leading this 9:00am foray at [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Sunday
August 27, 2023    
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Registration for the following foray opens at 3:00pm on Saturday, August 19. Participation in this foray is for 2023 first-timers only, so please do not [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Wednesday
August 30, 2023    
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Registration for the following foray opens at 5:00pm on Sunday, August 20.   Wednesday, August 30: CMS members Naseem Munshi and Mike Tupper will lead this foray [...]
UV Night Foray
September 1, 2023    
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
UV Night Foray – 7:30 PM Meetup at the Stegosaurus Lot near Golden CMS member Rami will be facilitating an ultraviolet light fluorescence mushroom walk [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Saturday
September 2, 2023    
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 2: CMS Member Alexis Murray will lead this 9:00am to 2:00pm foray with assistance from Greg Shim. Participants will meet at a Nederland location [...]
Summer Foray 2023 - Sunday
September 3, 2023    
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
CMS member Rami Saikali will lead a foray from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Ryan Hodes will be the Foray Leader Assistant. From Rami:  We plan [...]
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