NAMA Annual and Regional Forays

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NAMA Northwoods Foray 2017
September 7–10, 2017| Cable, WI

Announcing the 2017 NAMA Foray to be held in northwestern Wisconsin: The Northwoods Foray! Check back here often for updates on what species to expect, to learn about the presenters and mycologists, or to simply ask questions. And plan to attend! Limited to 350 and you must be a NAMA member. Registration to this event will include lodging at Lakewood Resort, all meals, and all programs, presentations, and forays.
Registration begins in early 2017. Stay tuned for more information.

The Wildacres Regional Foray - Celebrating 20 Years
September 28 - October 1, 2017 | Wildacres, NC

The Wildacres 2017 Foray is scheduled for September 28-October 1. Wildacres Retreat, located just of 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. 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.
Chief Mycologist: Brandon Matheny, University of Tennessee
Registration Fee: $250 per person and includes lodging for three nights and eight meals double occupancy. Limited to 40 NAMA members.
Important: Please date checks for Sept. 28, 2017.
Retreat Center Information:
Registration Form: Click Here to download 

Other Regional Forays, Workshops, and Events


Mushrooms of The Southern Appalachians: Identification & Ecology
August 14-18, 2017 | The Highlands Biological Station, Highlands, NC

Instructors: Alan and Arleen Bessette
Class size limited to 14.  For more information please visit


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