Mycology beats urology anyday  
Updated March 8, 2017
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 Mar 14   7:30 pm
Presenter: Member Willoughby Arevalo
  on "The Sex Life of Mushrooms"

Please remember to return library books,
and if you actually managed to find a
fungus fruiting even with all the snow,
bring it along for the display table. :-)

No further events planned yet
for this season

Galiano Island -- Sat May 6
All-day foray to Bluffs Park

No harvesting as it's a provincial park.
Details provided closer to the date.

Clarence Schmok Foray *
Manning Park
Fri eve Sep 15 to Sun noon Sep 17

  • Two nights accommodation at the Last Resort in Manning Park
  • all meals from Friday supper through Sunday lunch
  • forays on Saturday
  • a presentation on some fungal topic at least one evening
  • Sunday morning show & tell

$150 for foray, meals, & lodging
 ($75 for limited # of kitchen assts), or
 $100 for foray & meals only.
Register at Mar 14 mtg,
  or by mail with cheque to
    Box 181 #101 1001 West Broadway
    Vancouver, BC Canada  V6H 4E4
  or by credit card or PayPal
    by email to

* This is not a foray for the table.
Specimens go to UBC Herbarium.

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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