March 16th Speaker Announced

The speaker for the March 16th meeting will be Bruno Pretto of Mycosource Inc. Bruno will be presenting on Mushroom Cultivation on Hardwood Logs.

Mycosource specializes in spawn production for the cultivation of shiitake and oyster mushrooms on hardwood logs. They endeavor to act as an educational enterprise for the dissemination of products and information about mushrooms and mushroom cultivation as part of a diversified and sustainable forest ecosystem.

February 9th Meeting Video Available

Jan Thornhill’s presentation The Big World of Tiny Ascomycetes is now available to MST members to watch on the meetings video page.

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Jan Thornhill is a writer, photographer, amateur mycologist, and prolific blogger. While her books aim to make nature accessible to young audiences, her blog Weird and Wonderful Wild Mushrooms frequently features small and easily overlooked rarities. Her work is also frequently featured in the Mycelium, the MST’s quarterly newsletter.

NAMA Membership Contact Change

For MST members who are also members of NAMA: Ann Bornstein is departing as membership chair.

Steve Bichler is the incoming chair. Ann has provided a postal address and telephone contact for Steve which has been omitted here for privacy. Steve's email address is available at NAMA's contact page


2015 Cain Foray Dates Confirmed

The dates for 2015's Cain Foray have been confirmed as September 11th to September 13th. Further details will be forthcoming when finalized.