2013 NAMA Foray Registration Now Open!
NAMA's 2013 Annual Foray, hosted by the Arkansas Mycological Society (AMS) will be held on the southern perimeter of the Ozark Mountain Range. Dr. Clark Ovrebo, our chief mycologist, will be joined by Alan and Arleen Bessette, Andrew Methven, Michael Kuo, Jean Lodge, Tom Volk, and David Lewis in the identification of fungi. Shepard of the Ozarks conference center will serve as the location for the foray. Lodging will be provided in nine on-site lodges, majority of which are equipped with full kitchen appliances. Dining, mushroom identification and mushroom display will all take place in the Buffalo Center. Jay Justice is registrar and president of the AMS. To learn more about the foray and registration, follow this link...
The Fungus Files Revised
|NAMA is thrilled to present The Fungus Files: An Educator’s Guide to Fungi K-6 (Second Edition), a newly revised e-book packed with dynamic and diverse activities designed to be easily adaptable to students of all ages, learning styles and ability levels. This publication is the best thing to come along in mushroom education in a decade. Written by terraBrie Stewart and designed and illustrated by Rost Koval, The Fungus Files can be used by anyone teaching about fungi to school groups, science clubs, local nature groups, and any non-specialist audience. Stewart resides in Edmonton, Alberta. To learn more, follow this link...|
New NAMA Educational Programs DVD Available
|Gerry Sheine has put together a set of two DVDs with the most recent NAMA educational programs created by Dr. Michael Beug. In addition to Programs #32 through #54, the following three programs are also included.
NAMA Lowers Dues for 2013!
By sending publications electronically, we have lowered our costs, and we're passing the savings along to you in 2013. NAMA has lowered dues to make membership and renewal a better value:
$24 members of affiliated clubs (electronic)
$30 members of affiliated clubs (hard copy)
$29 individual/family membership (electronic)
$35 individual/family membership (hard copy)
Membership dues outside North America, student, sustaining and life memberships remain the same.
Learn more about NAMA membership and pay your dues online by following this link...
NAMA is committed to the promotion of scientific and educational activities related to fungi.
NAMA supports the protection of natural areas and their biological integrity.
We advocate the sustainable use of mushrooms as a resource and endorse responsible mushroom collecting that does not harm the fungi or their habitats.