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

Dec

17

SOMA Monthly Meeting ONLINE

Speaker: William Padilla-Brown
c Open to the public.
When & Where: 7:00pm PST ONLINE Only (not held at Vets building).
Zoom Link: CLICK TO JOIN
Zoom Meeting ID: 814 5478 6822, Passcode: SOMA

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

Jan

21

SOMA Monthly Meeting ONLINE

Topic: TBD
Open to the public.
When & Where: 7:00pm PST ONLINE Only (not held at Vets building).
Zoom Link: CLICK TO JOIN
Zoom Meeting ID: 889 6906 5332, Passcode: SOMA

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

2020 Wild Mushroom Forays

COVID-19 Update:

 

 

Wild Mushroom Forays at Salt Point State Park

Limited to 10 people. Participants must wear masks.
Individual mushroom-themed lunch is included!

Sign-up through EventBrite links below. Cost is $85 for SOMA members, or $95 for non-members.


Nov

28

Sign up: Saturday Nov 28, 2020 Foray - Status: FULL

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Chris Murray

Dec

6

Sign up: Sunday Dec 6, 2020 Foray - Status: FULL

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Mike McCurdy

Dec

13

Sign up: Sunday Dec 13, 2020 Foray - Status: FULL

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Michael Miller

Dec

20

Sign up: Sunday Dec 20, 2020 Foray - Status: FULL

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Mike McCurdy

Dec

25

Sign up: Friday Dec 25, 2020 CHRISTMAS DAY Foray - Status: FULL

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Patrick Hamilton

Dec

26

Sign up: Saturday Dec 26, 2020 Foray - Status: FULL

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Chris Murray

Dec

30

Sign up: Wednesday Dec 30, 2020 Foray - Status: FULL

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Mikhael Selk

Jan

3

Sign up: Sunday Jan 3, 2021 Foray - Status: FULL

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Chris Murray

Jan

9

Sign up: Saturday Jan 9, 2021 Foray - Status: 1 Left

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Rachel Zierdt

Jan

17

Sign up: Sunday Jan 17, 2021 Foray - Status: OPEN

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Patrick Hamilton

Jan

30

Sign up: Saturday Jan 30, 2021 Foray - Status: 3 Left

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Chris Murray

Feb

7

Sign up: Sunday Feb 7, 2021 Foray - Status: OPEN

Wild Mushroom Foray at Salt Point State Park - 10 person limit, lunch included.
Foray Leader: Chris Murray

Upcoming forays in February, March, and April 2021 will be posted soon!


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!



FunDiS Project - October 15, 2020 to March 31, 2021



West Coast Rare 10 Challenge

Find and document ten rare and potentially threatened fungi on the West Coast.
Scientists and conservationists need more data on these fungi.
Your high quality observations can make a difference!

Join the iNaturalist Project and share your observations there.
There is a new Mushroom Observer project for the Rare 10 (filter by date).
Bi-monthly Newsletter Funga Decoded. Join the mailing list.


Events From Around the Fungal Kingdom -


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.
Jan 2, 2021 “WILD IN MARIN” Fungus Festival - Cancelled




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 - Cancelled
Jan 8-10, 2021: FFSC Fungus Fair - Cancelled




Mendocino Coast Mushroom Club

Links: Calendar - Annual household Membership is $20
Meetings: Second Monday of each month from September thru May
Events: Dec 12 or 19, 2020 - Mushroom ID for beginners - Virtual Lecture & Field ID Walk
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: Nov 22: Annual Mushroom Fair - online.




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