The Colorado Mycological Society

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

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Stalking The Wild Mushroom...

Join The Colorado Mycological Society!

We invite you to join the Colorado Mycological Society and partake in an our ever growing mycelium network! With monthly meetings & mountain forays to mycological newsletters & mushroom material online, there are lots of reasons to join CMS. We forgot to mention an annual membership is just $26! Now there really is no reason not to join CMS.

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Membership Benefits

Join the society and revive access to all sorts of members only features and community resources

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!