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  • Jun212021

    Mycelium Sculpture on display at MOA

    A unique pyramidal sculpture composed entirely of mushrooms is now on display at the Denver Museum of Art’s Museum of…

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  • Jun112020

    Cook your enoki!

    The enoki, or Flammulina velutipes, is an “exotic” edible mushroom that you can acquire at most regional specialty food stores.…

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  • Jun012020

    President’s Letter June 2020

    Greetings Rocky Mountain mushroom lovers! Spring sprung, and now the temperatures are making it feel a lot like summer. Come…

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  • Apr232020

    President’s Letter April/May 2020

    Dear CMS members, We’re getting a newsletter out early to you because things are moving FAST! We’re excited about activities…

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  • Apr082020

    President’s Letter. April 2020

    April, 2020   Dear CMS community,   I hope this newsletter finds you well in these uncomfortable and uncertain times.…

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  • Feb272020

    Instructions for Members: Canceling Auto-Renew

    These instructions are to guide CMS members on how to turn off the auto-renew function on the CMS Website.  …

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  • Sep142019

    Ballot for 2020 Board of Directors

    September 15, 2018 The CMS Nominating Committee (Linda deLeon, Greg Sanchez, and Shruti Chowdhary) propose the following slate of candidates…

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  • Sep102019

    The Problem With Mushroom People

    – Guest post by 2019 member Alyssa Hartson   There are two types of people in this world- Those who…

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  • Jul292019

    AUGUST 9 CMS Monthly Meeting @ Denver Botanic Gardens

    Meeting starts at 7:30 (mushroom identification at 7:00). Enter through the main entrance and tell the attendant you are going…

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  • Jul242019

    2019 ANNUAL MUSHROOM FAIR @ Denver Botanic Gardens

    Saturday and Sunday, August 10 & 11, 2019 Dear CMS members, The Colorado Mycological Society’s big show of 2019, the…

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  • Jul232019

    New CMS T-shirts!

    NEW CMS SHIRTS AVAILABLE! Our design team did an incredible job of creating the brand new CMS t-shirts. Soft, comfortable,…

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  • Jun142019

    Denver Botanic Gardens Summer 2019 Coordinated Bioblitzes

    Denver Botanic Gardens’ staff member Kent Schnacke is coordinating bioblitzes in the Denver Area. CMS members are welcome to contribute…

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  • Oct192018

    SporesAfield Newsletter | October 2018

    To download and print Newsletters, click the button to view the PDF document, move your mouse to the bottom center…

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  • Sep182018

    Tribute To Manny Salzman

    Manny Salzman, a beloved CMS member and much much more, passed away on Saturday, July 28. This tribute by his son, Jason Salzman of, was published on Facebook. We reproduce the post here to honor and pay tribute to Manny Salzman.

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  • Sep142018

    SporesAfield Newsletter | September 2018

    To access this post, you must be a member of The Colorado Mycological Society. Please purchase a Individual Membership or Family Membership to view this content.
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  • Aug142018
    Aleuria aurantia - Photo by Jon Sommer

    Happy Hunting Tip | August 2018

    Happy Hunting Tip By Karen Ryan It’s time to gather your hunting/guides and id keys. Unlike plants, mushrooms and other…

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  • Aug142018

    First Deadly Mushroom Ever Found in Metro Denver Appears in Aurora

    First Deadly Mushroom Ever Found in Metro Denver Appears in Aurora Colorado Mycologists Issue Warning about Deadly “Destroying Angel” Mushroom…

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  • Aug132018

    Book Review | Lamellia: The Wicked Queen

    Lamellia: The Wicked Queen By Gloria Gonsalves AuthorHouse 2018 ISBN: 978-1-5462-8766-7 (sc) ISBN: 978-1-5462-8767-4 (e) Amazon Price (paperback): $21.61 Review…

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  • Aug092018

    SporesAfield Newsletter | August 2018

    To access this post, you must be a member of The Colorado Mycological Society. Please purchase a Individual Membership or…

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  • Jul272018

    CMS 41st Annual Mushroom Fair

    CMS 41st Annual Mushroom Fair! Dear CMS members, The Colorado Mycological Society’s 41st Annual Mushroom Fair is near. Held on…

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