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Winners from last year’s MMS Photo Contest
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2024 Marek Turowski Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: April 1st, 2024 In 2017, the MN Mycological Society and NAMA lost one of its most dedicated and beloved members, Marek Turowski. We mourn not only the loss of Marek’s great knowledge, which he willingly shared with others, but also his spirit, and love of the camaraderie of mushroom hunting (and eating)! During his courageous battle with cancer, one of ...

Sustainable Mushroom Foraging Practices: Preserving Nature’s Delicate Balance

The Minnesota Mycological Society is committed to the well-being of our environment. It is crucial to ensure that mushroom foraging practices are conducted in a manner that not only protects the ecosystems where these fungi thrive but also ensures that future generations can enjoy this connection to our natural world. Here are some essential practices and guidelines for sustainable mushroom foraging ...

As members of the Minnesota Mycological Society, we enjoy learning about mushrooms through a variety of interests and activities. We are a welcoming family-friendly group with plenty of year-round activities like:

  • Annual photo contests
  • Forays (mushroom hunts)
  • Monthly meeting presentations
  • Annual banquet & potlucks
  • Cooking demos
  • Cultivation workshops