NAMA Annual and Regional Forays

NAMA Regional Foray
June 28 — July 1, 2018 | Canton, Mississippi

Join us June 28 through July 1, 2018, at our first Mississippi Regional NAMA Foray, held at The Gray Center in Canton, Mississippi. We will explore several locations close to the Center as well as the Center grounds.

The rooms are all air conditioned and accessible. There are two twin beds in each room with a private bath. You can choose to stay in the main lodge or opt to share a cottage. The cottages have a shared meeting space, a full kitchen and a patio overlooking the lake. The Chief Mycologist will be Dr. Juan Luis Mata, Associate Professor, Biology, University of South Alabama.

Registration is now open and is limited to 60 NAMA members. Follow this link to register...

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

42nd annual NEMF Samuel Ristich Foray
July 26-29, 2018 | SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY

The host clubs Central New York Mycological Society (CNYMS), Mid York Mycological Society, (MYMS), Rochester Area Mycologogical Association (RAMA), & Susquehanna Valley Mycological Society (SVMS) would like to invite you to join us to foray in the beautiful upstate New York area. Kathie Hodge of Cornell University will be lead mycologist.  For more information and to register, follow this link...

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:  

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