Events Calendar

Upcoming events sponsored by the Sonoma County Mycological Association (SOMA) and other mycology groups.

First Wednesday of Each Month

SOMA Board Meetings. SOMA Board meetings are open to attendance by current SOMA club members. For time and location contact President Justin Reyes .

2020 SOMA Monthly Meetings Online using Zoom

Oct

15

SOMA Monthly Meeting ONLINE

ONLINE PANEL Discussion: How to Successfully Hunt Wild Mushrooms
Open to the public.

Kingman Bond-Graham, Jill Surdzial, Mikhael Selk, Gordon Walker

When & Where: 7:00pm PST ONLINE Only (not held at Vets building).
Zoom Link: CLICK TO JOIN
Zoom Meeting ID: 897 7519 9373, Passcode: SOMA

First 15 minutes will allow participants to share any mushrooms they've found and get expert identification. The panel will start at 7:15pm.

Panelists:

  • Kingman Bond-Graham - Past President of SOMA, ID expert, currently living in Southern Oregon
  • Jill Surdzdial - Steward of the Mendocino Coast Mushroom Club, Naturalist, Photographer, and Master Gardener
  • Mikhael Selk - SOMA board member and poison control hotline, Chef at Della Tratoria in Petaluma
  • Dr. Gordon Walker - SOMA board member, creator of fascinatedbyfungi.com, at UC Davis

  • Additionally we will have an introduction to the FunDis Project West Coast Rare 10 Challenge by:
    Roo Vandegrift PhD - Conservationist, ecologist, artist, mycologist at the University of Oregon

Nov

19

SOMA Monthly Meeting ONLINE

Topic: TBD
Open to the public.
When & Where: 7:00pm PST ONLINE Only (not held at Vets building).

2020 Wild Mushroom Forays

COVID-19 Update:

Forays at Salt Point State Park are limited to 10 people (9 participants and the leader). Participants must wear masks.

Oct

17

Sign up: Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - Foray Leader: Patrick Hamilton

Due to COVID-19, join Patrick and 9 people for a socially-distanced foray with an individual mushroom-themed box lunch provided!
Cost is $85 for SOMA members, or $95 for non-members.

Nov

8

Sign up: Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - Foray Leader: Patrick Hamilton

Due to COVID-19, join Patrick and 9 people for a socially-distanced foray with an individual mushroom-themed box lunch provided!
Cost is $85 for SOMA members, or $95 for non-members.

Nov

15

Sign up: Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - Foray Leader: Patrick Hamilton

Due to COVID-19, join Patrick and 9 people for a socially-distanced foray with an individual mushroom-themed box lunch provided!
Cost is $85 for SOMA members, or $95 for non-members.

Dec

6

Sign up: Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - Foray Leader: Patrick Hamilton

Due to COVID-19, join Patrick and 9 people for a socially-distanced foray with an individual mushroom-themed box lunch provided!
Cost is $85 for SOMA members, or $95 for non-members.

Dec

20

Sign up: Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - Foray Leader: Patrick Hamilton

Due to COVID-19, join Patrick and 9 people for a socially-distanced foray with an individual mushroom-themed box lunch provided!
Cost is $85 for SOMA members, or $95 for non-members.

Dec

25

Sign up: CHRISTMAS Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - Foray Leader: Patrick Hamilton

Due to COVID-19, join Patrick and 9 people for a socially-distanced foray with an individual mushroom-themed box lunch provided!
Cost is $85 for SOMA members, or $95 for non-members.

2021 SOMA Camp

Jan

16-18

SOMA Camp 2021

Due to COVID-19, unfortunately, the January 2021 Camp is cancelled.
However, we plan to back to normal for 2022!


Events From Around the Fungal Kingdom -



Aug 10-16, 2020
Virtual Telluride Mushroom Festival
Telluride Festival Event Overview



Mycological Society of San Francisco

Links: Calendar - Annual Membership is $20
Meetings: Third Tuesday of each month from September thru May
Events: Nov 13-15, 2020: Mendocino Woodlands Camp Foray 2020
December Fungus Faire: This event is cancelled for this year.




Mycological Society of Marin

Links: News - Foraging Calendar - Annual Basic Membership is $40
Meetings: Third Wednesday of each month from September thru May
New website just launched! Foraging events and meeting will be scheduled soon.
“WILD IN MARIN” Fungus Festival - TBD (possibly Jan 2, 2021 ??)




Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz

Links: Events Overview - Annual Membership is $20
Meetings: Third Wednesday of each month from September thru May
Events: Aug 28-Sept 5: Alaska Foray.
Dec 11-13: Albion Field Station Saturday night potluck
Jan 8-10, 2021: FFSC Fungus Fair




Mendocino Coast Mushroom Club

Links: Calendar - Annual household Membership is $20
Meetings: Second Monday of each month from September thru May
Events: Every Day in November and December: Wild Mushroom Exhibit at the Ford House in Mendocino.




Humboldt Bay Mycological Society

Links: Calendar - Annual family Membership is $20
Meetings: Third Wednesday of each month from September thru May
Events: No events scheduled yet.
Nov 22: Annual Mushroom Fair - no updates yet.




Oregon Mycological Society

Links: Calendar - Annual family Membership is $35
Meetings: Second Monday of every month except July and December
Events: Oct 18, 2020 OMS Fall Mushroom Show — Canceled
Oct 19-25, 2020 International Fungi & Fibre Symposium 2020