Welcome to PSMS!

We are an organization that encourages the research, education, cultivation, hunting, identification and the cooking of mushrooms. With over 1,200 members, PSMS
is one of the largest mycological societies in the country.

We share our knowledge about mushrooms through meetings, classes, workshops and field trips.

Please join us at a meeting or become a member today!

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Latest PSMS News

The 2014 Wild Mushroom Show
Will Be Different This Year

We are implementing some significant changes to our annual fall Wild Mushroom Exhibit this year because it's PSMS's 50th anniversary, and to address the large crowds we had last year.

Saturday, October 25, will be for members
and their invited guests only

When: Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, 11:00am - 7:00pm
Where: The Mountaineers Club in Magnuson Park
Cost: Free for members. Correction:Invited guests pay the standard entrance fee.

Sunday, October 26, will be open to the public

When: Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Where: The Mountaineers Club in Magnuson Park
Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for students, children until 12 are free

More information Buy tickets online

Fall Mushroom ID clinics start in September

The Hildegard Hendrickson ID Clinics will begin Monday, September 29, at the Center for Urban Horticulture (CUH) in the Miller Library atrium area. CUH is located at 3501 NE 41st St., south of University Village on the east campus of the Univ. of Wash. The hours will be 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

Members and the public are welcome to bring in their mushroom collections to be identified by experts.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, Oct. 9 - Sunday, Oct. 12

The Patrice Benson Memorial NAMA Foray

Friday, Oct. 10 - Sunday, Oct. 12

Field Trip

FREE camping is available to our members on Friday and Saturday. Find the latest details online in the members' area of the website.

Tuesday, Oct. 14 – 7:30pm – CUH

Members' Meeting

Taylor Lockwood will present "Spirits of the Forest," featuring his worldwide search for bioluminescent and other exotic mushrooms amid the gorgeous wilds of Brazil, Madagascar, China, the USA, New Zealand, and Australia.

Doors open at 6:30pm.

Taylor Lockwood

Saturday, Oct. 18

Field Trip

Find the latest details online in the members' area of the website.

Saturday, Oct. 25 - Sunday, Oct. 26

Wild Mushroom Show

Saturday is for members and invited guests only. Guest tickets will be sold at the door.

Sunday is open to the public with tickets on sale online.

Buy tickets online