Mycology beats urology anyday  
Updated October 6, 2015
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 Oct 13   7:30 pm
Presenter: Dr. Britt Bunyard on
  "All is not what it may seem:
   How convergent evolution may be
   a source of your frustration"

There seem to be fungi out there,
so bring some for show & tell or ID.

Click on link(s) for more info

Vancouver Mushroom Show
Sun Oct 25   11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Floral Hall
Van Dusen Botanical Garden
37th Ave. & Oak St.

Richmond Mushroom Show
Sun Nov 1   11:00 am – 4:00 pm

.:: Other Events ::.

Vancouver Island & Gulf Island Events

Whistler Fungus Among Us Festival
Fri Oct 16 evening & Sat Oct 17 day

Sunshine Coast Mushroom Festival
Fri Oct 16 to Sun Oct 18

Errington Mushroom Show
Sun Oct 18   11:00 am – 4:00 pm

SVIMS Mushroom Show
Sun Nov 1

Metchosin Mycoblitz
Fri Nov 6 evening & Sat Nov 7 day

Lighthouse Park, West Vancouver
Sat Oct 24 10:00 am – 11:30 am
  & again  1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Led by VMS member Terry Taylor.
Meet at south end of parking lot.
No collecting for the table.

Campbell Valley Regional Park, Surrey
Sun Oct 25 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

"Demystifying Mushrooms"
  (Metro Vancouver Parks)
Nature House, South Valley entrance.
This program is for beginners who want to learn identification techniques for both foolproof edibles & poisonous species to avoid, as well as the ecological roles of fungi. 30-minute indoor presentation followed by a slow trail walk. Ages 15+.
Youth/seniors $4.25   Adults $8
Registration required: 604-432-6359
 barcode 6450

Redwood Park, Surrey
Sun Oct 31 10:00 am – 11:30 am

"Mushroom Meander"
led by VMS member Sharmin Gamiet
in concert with Surrey Nature Center.
Meet in parking lot off 20th Ave.
No collecting for the table.
Preregistration required: 604-502-6065

Miscellaneous Links
Identification links: NAMA Newsletters VMS Manning Park Study 2004-2009:
Upcoming About News Mycofile Library Gallery Links
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