Monthly meetings are open to the public. Meetings feature a speaker, refreshments, and recent area finds. Feel free to bring a covered dish to share.

When: 2nd Wednesday of the month (March-October)
Time: 7:00pm
Where: WNC Nature Center in East Asheville. 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28805.

2016 Meeting Schedule
Date Speaker
March 9 Doug Elliot "Warts, Chytrids, and Mycorrhizae - Wild Tales from the Wood-wide Web"
April 13 Dan Lazar "Ecosystems of Western North Carolina"
May 11 Jennifer Love "Likin’ Lichens: An Introduction to Lichens!"
June 8 Denis Benjamin "The art and science of mycophagy (Edibility, mushroom nutrition and the chemistry of cooking fungi)"
July 13 Josh Kelly "Status report on conservation in the Blue Ridge"
August 10 Frank Bartucca "Microscopy"
September 14 Chris Parker from Asheville Fungi
October 12 Mushroom ID! Whether you are completely new to mushrooms or have been foraging for decades, you are bound to come away from the evening with new knowledge, more confidence, and maybe a prize!
November 17 Annual Business Meeting. All are encouraged to come.