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

Tickets now on sale for our big annual fall show! Saturday Oct. 29 & Sunday Oct. 30

Bellevue College Cafeteria at 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, WA 98007. Abundant free parking and all of the exhibit will be under one roof on one level! Bellevue College is close to and is easily accessible from I-90 without a toll. ALSO ANNOUNCING A PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT AND CONTEST! Click here for more info and to get tickets!

Spring "Hildegard Hendrickson ID Clinics" are now in session!

More information can be found here. We hope to see you there!

Announcing the Ben Woo Memorial All Sound Mushroom Foray.

Friday Oct. 21 to Sunday Oct. 23. Read all about it and sign up here!

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday Oct. 11 - 7:30pm

PSMS Monthly Meeting

Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast

Doors open at 6:30 pm at the Center for Urban Horticulture.

Northern California is known for its seemingly endless wet winters which make the mushrooms flourish and its majestic forest. Not only do we have the biggest trees we also have the largest known Chanterelle and Porcini! Six years in the making, the newly published Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast is the definitive guide to mushrooms in the diverse ecological zones of this region. Gain a better understanding about the mushrooms of northern California, hear some of the stories behind the book, and enjoy a selection of breathtaking photographs; from common edibles to rare and remarkable species.

Noah's field mycology skills are extensive - he has spent over two decades seeking, photographing, identifying, and furthering his knowledge about all aspects of macrofungi. He has hunted for mushrooms throughout the United States and Canada, as well as on multiple expeditions to New Zealand and Australia. He is one of the premier mushroom photographers in the nation, having won numerous awards from the North American Mycological Association (NAMA) photography contest. His technique and attention to detail are unrivaled, arising from a philosophy of maximizing utility for identification purposes while maintaining a high degree of aesthetic appeal. His photographs have appeared on the covers and have been featured in articles of multiple issues of FUNGI Magazine and Mushroom the Journal, the primary mushroom enthusiast magazines in the United States, numerous mushroom books, as well as many club publications.He just finished, along with Christian Schwarz, Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast, a comprehensive guide for the northern California coast. Noah travels and lectures extensively across America, following the mushrooms from coast to coast, and everywhere in between.