NAMA Annual and Regional Forays

NAMA 2019 Annual Foray
August 8-11, 2019 | Paul Smiths, New York

The next annual foray will be held in the Adirondacks, at Paul Smith’s College, Paul Smiths, New York on August 8-11, 2019.  Roy Halling will be Chief Mycologist.  Registration is now open.  Learn more on this page.

Wildacres Regional Foray
September 26-29, 2019 | Wildacres Retreat, North Carolina

Wildacres Retreat, located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Little Switzerland, North Carolina, is renowned for the identification of new species to the foray, each year, and to the identification of new species to the mushroom kingdom. As an attendee, you will have the opportunity to search for fungi along the creek sides of Armstrong Creek, Linville Falls, and Crab Tree Falls, in the highlands of Mount Mitchell, and in many other areas along the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. Dr. Brandon Matheny returns as our chief mycologist for this year.  To learn more about this event, click here.

Registration is nearly full.  Before sending form, contact registrar Glenda O'Neal, by email:, or by phone (423) 863-2742.

Other Regional Forays, Workshops, and Events

2019 NEMF Samuel Ristich Foray 
August 1-4, 2019 | Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

The 43rd annual Samuel Ristich Foray will be held this year at the main campus of Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. For more information and to register, follow this link...

19th Annual Gary Lincoff Foray
September 21, 2019 | North Park (Pittsburgh) Pennsylvania

The Gary Lincoff Memorial Foray will be held on Saturday, September 21 with walks, presentations, auction, book signing, sales, table-walk, and a mushroom feast.
Guided morning walks and self-guided afternoon mushroom walks; Mushroom Walks are planned for North Park and in other woodlands nearby.   Lectures by guest speakers: Adam Haritan and Bill Russell. For more information, visit the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club.

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