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We are a young educational non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. We are an affiliate with the North American Mycological Association and provide forays, educational lectures, scavenger hunts, and other social get-togethers to appeal to beginners and experts alike.
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If you suspect poisoning from mushroom consumption, call 1-800-222-1222
Try to get high quality photographs of the suspected mushroom to describe to Poison Control!
You may also post those photos to the Emergency Identification Group as a supplement to aid Poison Control.
You can help others in the future by filing confirmed mushroom poisonings with NAMA by clicking here.
These meetings give us a chance to chat and discuss goals, plan and detail upcoming activities or events, and discuss seasonal fungal fruitings and how to target them. Come with questions, comments, or even ID requests.
We are currently encouraging small foray groups to get together, share great foraging spots, and helping one another with IDs.
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Coprinellus disseminatus by Becca Mahoney
Our latest initiative for members to get a foot-up on learning to identify our local fungi, with prizes! Click the button below for more information. This year-long contest is open to members only.
This is a place for the interested people of Alabama (and nearby) to discuss and learn about the diverse, photogenic, and often quite tasty mushrooms in our region. Here we can help each other identify unfamiliar fruiting bodies, share good foraging territory with the new folk, gloat excellent finds, share recipes, and generally encourage each other to get out there and explore!
We're interested in appreciating the fungus amongus by striking out into our beautiful Alabamian backyard, collecting, documenting, identifying, and often eating some of the most coveted ingredients on the planet.
Join us! Become a member today and receive access to exclusive guided forays, discounted rates and first notification of educational lectures, $5 off a membership to our parent affiliation the North American Mycological Association (NAMA), and access to the VIP Members Lounge with maps of known honey-holes, an archive of educational presentations, fungi ID keys and more!
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Stereum complicatum, a hardwood loving crust fungus with smaller “leafletes” than the related Stereum “hirsutum”
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