• Shrimp Russula! Photo: Erin Moore
  • NMA 2015 Silver Lake foray
  • The King - and the royal family. Photo: Erin Moore
  • David Arora (author of Mushrooms Demystified) with Northwest Mushroomers at Deception Pass
  • Foray finds, Silver Lake
  • Shaggy parasol. Photo: Erin Moore
  • NMA Wild Mushroom Show is Oct 18, 2015 (2014 winning artwork by Stanojka Stuart)
  • Laccaria laccata. Photo: Erin Moore
  • Wild Mushroom Show, 2017 with Jack Waytz and friend. Photo: Zachary Brown
  • Interactive tables, Wild Mushroom Show, Bellingham
    Touch and smell, 2014. Photo: Erin Moore
  • A few Whatcom County corts at the 2014 mushroom show
    Cortinarius species, 2014 Wild Mushroom Show, Northwest Mushroomers Association
  • 2017 Wild Mushroom Show. Photo: Zachary Brown
  • David Arora's Mushroom Wheel of Fortune
  • Tiny Favolaschia in the Bolivian Amazon. Photo: Daniel Winkler
  • Studying the Agaricus, 2014. Photo: Erin Moore
  • Wild Mushroom Show, 2014 . Photo: Erin Moore
  • Stereo "3D" image of Mycena aurantiidisca. Photos: Fred Rhoades
  • Stereo "3D" image of Cyathus striatus. Photos: Fred Rhoades
  • Bowman Bay, Washington, site of the annual "Dilly Foray"
  • Margaret Dilly and Buck McAdoo, mushroom identifiers at work, Bowman Bay, WA
    Margaret Dilly, Buck McAdoo and Fred Rhoades at work, Deception Pass State Park, WA
  • Could that be a truffle dog? Annual Bowman Bay foray
  • NMA's Harold Mead and Christine Roberts ID foray mushrooms
Events calendar


Thursday, October 8 – virtual general meeting, 7 – 9 pm
Dr. Fred Rhoades (click here to see Fred’s bio) gives a talk on “Mushroom Identification Up Close and Personal” featuring a selection of Fred’s macrophotographic and other views of Northwest mushrooms and their friends in mushroom habitats. We will zoom into the world of mushrooms and look at some of their diagnostic features up close.

You’ll want to attend this fascinating fall favorites primer!
Members look for Zoom invitation by Google groups email.


Starting October 16
Fungi Film Fest, from Portland, Oregon, the world’s first short film festival dedicated to the beauty, weirdness, and human influences of mushrooms, lichens, and micro fungi.

October 17-18
2020 PSMS Wild Mushroom Show, $5 registration. Tickets go on sale at the beginning of October.

October 13-15
State of World’s Plants and Fungi Virtual Symposium, online, from Kew Gardens, UK.

October 25
FREE Virtual Mushroom Festival, streaming from Mount Pisgah Arboretum and Cascade Mycological Society, from Eugene, Oregon.

** This year, many of the NMA’s regular group mushroom events are on hold. We will meet when the health of all our members can be more assured. **

NMA Mushroom ID class
There will be no fall mushroom class this year.

Wild Mushroom Show
The 2020 Wild Mushroom Show is currently on hiatus.

However… Save the date! Just in case…
November 14 – Dilly foray, Deception Pass State Park