• Orange Jelly fungus (Dacrymyces palmatus); Presqu'ile Provincial Park; Brighton, Ontario
  • Hypholoma capnoides mushrooms; Presqu'ile Provincial Park; Brighton, Ontario
  • Amanita ceciliae mushrooms; Presqu'ile Provincial Park; Brighton, Ontario

The Mycological Society of Toronto is a federally registered non-profit, volunteer-managed association of amateur mycologists and others with an interest in wild mushrooms and other fungi, based in Toronto, Canada. Our goal is to stimulate public interest in and appreciation of fungi and their role in nature, and we encourage activities that explore the ecological role of fungi and support the conservation of wild mushrooms. Members' interests are wide ranging in areas related to fungi, including mushroom identification, photography and cultivation.

The MST organizes informal mushroom-gathering forays led by member volunteers to locations in Southern Ontario during the spring and fall mushroom seasons. Forays provide an opportunity for members to collect and study wild mushrooms and enjoy nature. During the winter, there are informative meetings with guest speakers presenting on topics associated with the field of mycology.

We encourage interest from the public, and non-members are welcome to attend a meeting. The MST is always seeking new members - please contact us with any questions.

In Case of Mushroom Poisoning

Contact your local Poison Centre

The Ontario Poison Centre in Toronto is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 416-813-5900 and 1-800-268-9017.

Board of Directors

President
Sheila Mazur
Vice-President
Roman Rabenda
Editor (Acting)
Oksana Hawrylak
Foray Director
Iza Altmid
Membership Director (Acting)
Brenna Keatinge
Program Director (Acting)
Dina Rashid
Secretary (Acting)
Pauli Cumming
Technical Director
Chris Liberty
Treasurer
Finbarr Smith
Director
Polina Tarasova

Volunteers

Education Committee Chair
Pat Burchell
Course Instructor
Kathy Vatcher
Social Media Manager
Vacant
Assistant Foray Director
Vacant
Assistant Editor
D. Andrew White

Upcoming MST Events

November 18th, 2021
Speaker: Else Vellinga
https://myctor.org/u8u
November 29th, 2021

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