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2018 Photo Contest!

Any and all members are welcome to join in!

Get those cameras out and start taking some mushroom photos!

The MST is launching a new photo calendar contest, and we need you!

Send us your most beautiful fungal photos and enter for a chance to see your work displayed in our upcoming 2019 mushroom calendar.

Send your submissions to

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(Please see official Rules for details)

MST Photo Calendar Contest Rules

  1. Contest is open to all MST members in good standing. MST Directors and Contest judges are not eligible to enter competition.
  2. Photos of any and all species of the kingdom Fungi are acceptable for submission.
  3. There is a limit of three entries per member, with a separate email sent for each entry.
  4. All entries shall be accompanied by name and contact information of the photographer. (Include location and identification if available).
  5. Photographs shall be submitted in digital JPEG format, with higher resolutions more desirable.
  6. Electronic filename of each photo shall be in the following format: Name of submitter-Species name.jpg (For example: John Smith-Boletus edulis.jpg). Species name is optional, if not known.
  7. Submissions shall be sent via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  8. Submitter verifies they are the true original owner of any photos submitted and shall be given credit for the entry, and all photographs submitted shall remain property of the original owner.
  9. MST shall be granted the right to use and publish photos in calendar or other format, promotional material, website, etc.
  10. No fees or royalties shall be paid for submissions. At least twelve winning photographs shall be selected, and each winning member shall receive a free copy of calendar.
  11. All decisions of the judging panel are final.
  12. By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by these competition rules and regulations.
  13. Deadline for all photo submissions is 11:59 pm, Friday, October 5, 2018.


  • Chris Liberty
  • Joanne Hamblin
  • Alena Zelinka

Contest rules are available for download as a PDF