We are a young educational non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. We are an affiliate of the North American Mycological Association and provide fungi identification tools and resources, forays, educational lectures, scavenger hunts, and other social get-togethers to appeal to beginners and experts alike. Join us Oct 8-9th in Sylacauga, Alabama for the first ever Alabama Mushroom Festival! See the event tab for details.
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Suspected Mushroom Poisioning?
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.
Monthly Meetings via Zoom
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.Minutes can be found here.
Meetings are held via Zoom on the first Tuesday of every month at 7pm CST
Zoom link is sent out to paid members via email
We are currently encouraging small foray groups to get together, sharing great foraging spots, and helping one another with IDs.
2020 AMS Calendars
2020 Calendar Contest Winners
The Great Mushroom Scavenger Hunt
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.