Mycology beats urology anyday  
Updated October 27, 2016
Quick Info
The Vancouver Mycological Society, based in Vancouver Canada, is a club devoted to the study of mushrooms and fungi.
To find out more, including how to join, ... click here
.:: Meetings ::.  .:: VMS Events ::. .:: Forays ::.

Regular Meetings
Held the 2nd Tuesday of every month
except January, July, & August
in the Floral Hall of
Van Dusen Botanical Garden
at 37th & Oak in Vancouver

Tue Nov 8   7:30 pm
Presenter: Dr. Bryce Kendrick on
"Beneath the surface -
    recent hyperinflation in
    the number of fungal species"

Arrive a little early to mingle &
peruse the mushrooms on the table.
Bring specimens for identification!

And ...
remember to return your library books. :-)

Vancouver Mushroom Show
(Click to see poster)
Sun Oct 30   11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Floral Hall
Van Dusen Botanical Garden
37th Ave. & Oak St.
$3 per person; children under 12 free
Bring specimens for identification!

Richmond Mushroom Show
Sun Nov 6   11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Richmond Nature Park
11851 Westminster Highway,
just west of No. 5 Rd on the north side

.:: Other Events ::.

Pacific Spirit Regional Park
Sat Oct 29   10 am – noon

Led by VMS member Terry Taylor.
VMS members only (& no dogs).
See email for meet-up locn.

University of British Columbia
Sat Oct 29   1 pm – 3 pm

Guided mushroom walk by
Prof. Mary Berbee, VMS member
& curator of the mushroom collection
at the Beatty Biodiversity Museum.
Museum admission or membrship reqd.
Pre-registration of 40 spaces is full, but
a further 20 spaces are reserved for
"walk-ins". Facebook page.

Miscellaneous Links
Mushroom Poisoning:

If you suspect a mushroom poisoning, contact a physician, your local hospital, or the Drug and Poison Information Center (604-682-5050 or 1-800-567-8911) at the BC Center for Disease Control.

Identification links: NAMA Newsletters VMS Manning Park Study 2004-2009:
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