Foray Notice!

Due to lack of fungal fruitings in our beloved SPSP we are cancelling this month's foray and will see you who enjoy the gatherings/pot lucks/impromptu mushroom classes next September!


The Sonoma County Mycological Association (SOMA) is a non-profit group dedicated to learning about local mushrooms, and educating the public about the vast and diverse world of fungi.

Emergency mushroom identification

We sponsor a variety of mushroom-related activities and services open to the general public, including free emergency mushroom identification for concerned citizens of Sonoma County.

Once you learn to identify and know these delightful creatures, recreational collecting can become a lifelong and healthy hobby. The fun starts with a tiny spore!

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Next Mushroom Foray

Sept 19, 2015

Monthly field trip to collect wild mushrooms in a friendly atmosphere. Please bring a contribution to the potluck, enough for 8-10 people, and remember to bring your own plates, flatware, and glassware.
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Next Meeting

Sept 17, 2015

Come identify mushrooms (and bring your mushrooms for identification). Speaker: Joshua Harrison.
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