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

Click here to register.

More information

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

Tuesday, Sept. 9 – 7:30pm – CUH

Members' Meeting

This month Daniel Winkler will talk on "Amazing Amazon Mushrooms—Field Guide Debut." In concert with the publication of his and Larry Evans' Amazon Mushroom Field Guide, Daniel will share his best photos and entertaining stories from his annual travels in the Upper Amazon Basin along the eastern Andean slopes of Ecuador and Bolivia.

Doors open at 6:30pm.

Saturday, Sept. 27

First Fall Field Trip

It's time for field trips, and you won't want to miss this beautiful area! Camping is available for a fee. Find the details in your printed copy of SporePrints or in the online version in the members' area of the website.

Monday, Sept. 29 – 4-7 pm – CUH

First ID Clinic

Have your mushrooms IDed in the Miller Library atrium.

Friday, Oct. 3-Sunday, Oct. 5

Field Trip

FREE camping is available to our members starting at 3pm on Friday until 2pm on Sunday. Find the details in your printed copy of SporePrints or in the online version in the members' area of the website.