MST 2020 Calendar Available

Congratulations to our 2019 Photo Contest winners!

Thanks to all the members that submitted a fungi photo to our photo calendar contest. We received some fabulous submissions.

The 2020 calendars will be available for sale for $10 at upcoming MST meetings and events. If you are not able to attend and would like to purchase a calendar, please contact Roman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Winners are entitled to receive a free copy of the calendar. 

2020 Calendar Contest Winners

  • Aaron Harding
  • Annabel & Michael S. Brown
  • Margaret Dent
  • Maureen Hulbert
  • Michael Jonsson
  • Nathaniel Russell
  • Nick Trainos
  • Robin Green
  • Sara Scharf
  • Sarah Mulholland
  • Sheryl McKee
  • Teresa Lee
  • Tobias Edwards
  • Tom Woyzbun
  • Ulrike Kullik
  • Walt Sturgeon

Intro to Field ID Course repeat session October 2019

Due to popular demand, the MST is pleased to announce a repeat session of 12 Easy Genera: An Introduction to Field Identification of Mushrooms​, on Wednesday, October 9th.

This popular course will be given by Kathy Vatcher. It focuses on common genera of gilled mushrooms, boletes and other fungi which can be identified fairly easily in the field. This is a general introduction to identification and does not specifically focus on edible species.

It will be held in the upstairs studios at the Toronto Botanical Garden. Doors will be open at 7:00pm for members who wish to bring in mushrooms for identification. This will be followed by a 2-hour presentation beginning at 7:30pm. There will be a short break for refreshments.

The course is available to MST members only and will be limited to 60 participants. The cost of the course is $10 per person and pre-registration is required. Please register by October 2nd, 2019.

MST members may register on the course signup page. This course always fills up with a waiting list, so don't delay! For more information, please contact Kathy Vatcher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2019 Photo Contest deadline extended

The Photo Calendar contest deadline has been extended! Please email your entries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 11:59 pm, Saturday, September 21, 2019!

Contest rules available at https://www.myctor.org/events/2019-photo-contest

Intro to Field ID Course repeat session August 2019

Due to popular demand, the MST is pleased to announce a repeat session of 12 Easy Genera: An Introduction to Field Identification of Mushrooms​, on Monday, August 12th.

This popular course will be given by Kathy Vatcher. It focuses on common genera of gilled mushrooms, boletes and other fungi which can be identified fairly easily in the field. This is a general introduction to identification and does not specifically focus on edible species.

It will be held in the Garden Hall at the Toronto Botanical Garden. Doors will be open at 7:00pm for members who wish to bring in mushrooms for identification. This will be followed by a 2-hour presentation beginning at 7:30pm. There will be a short break for refreshments.

The course is available to MST members only and will be limited to 85 participants. The cost of the course is $10 per person and pre-registration is required. Please register by August 5th, 2019.

MST members may register on the course signup page. This course always fills up with a waiting list, so don't delay! For more information, please contact Kathy Vatcher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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