NAMA Annual and Regional Forays

Wildacres Regional Foray
September 27 — 30, 2018 | Little Switzerland, North Carolina

The Wildacres 2018 Foray, scheduled for September 27-30, will be held at Wildacres Retreat, located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Little Switzerland, not too far from Spruce Pine, North Carolina, is renowned for the identification of new species to the foray, and to the identification of new species to the mushroom kingdom. Our mycologist for this year is Dr. Andy Methven. Registration is filling quickly.  Before sending in your form, contact Glenda O'Neal, by email, or by phone (423) 863-2742.  Registration form is here.

NAMA 2018 Annual Foray
October 11 — 14, 2018 | Salem, Oregon

Registration for our annual foray is now open! Please join us for a celebration of Oregon mycologists, Oregon mushrooms and Oregon hospitality, from October 11–14, 2018, at the Macleay Conference Center in Salem, Oregon. We will explore both coastal and old growth forests.  Attend lectures along with workshops, cooking demonstrations, and information on cultivation. Follow this link to learn more and register...


Other Regional Forays, Workshops, and Events

Gary Lincoff Memorial Foray
September 15, 2018 | North Park (Pittsburgh, PA)

The Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club will host the 18th Annual Gary Lincoff Foray on Saturday, September 15. Guest Speakers will be Walt Sturgeon, Taylor Lockwood, and John Plischke III. The full-day event includes guided mushroom walks, lectures, sales, book signing, and Mushroom Feast. For more information, visit:


2018 Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival
November 3-4, 2018 | Brookings, Oregon

The first weekend in November is usually the peak of the wild mushroom season along the southern Oregon coast, so it shouldn't be hard to fill both days with tons of mushroom-related activities, including: an identification table filled with examples of the region's fungi, both edible and non-edible; vendors selling all manner of fungi-related products, including fresh edible mushrooms; workshops throughout both days, including presentations on identifying, growing, harvesting and using both wild and cultivated mushrooms; educational mushroom hikes along various coastal trails; and expert presentations, including a talk on medicinal mushrooms by author, herbalist and mycologist Dr.Christopher Hobbs, and a new talk by renowned mycologist Dr. Dennis Desjardin (who is back by popular demand). For more information, visit:


Note: These events are sponsored by NAMA affiliated clubs and listed as a courtesy to our members.