Prairie States Mushroom Club

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This site was last edited on: Sept 19th, 2019 .

PSMC 2019 Foray Schedule

Check the 'Forays' page for details of upcoming forays.

Sept 21st, 10-noon, Ellis Park in Cedar Rapids...might also go to Rock Island Preserve
Oct 6th, Sunday, 1-3pm, "Celebration Barn" near Solon
Foray times and driving details to be posted soon. Note that there will be more forays scheduled.

Special Educational Series:
Sarah is teaching mushroom-themed classes for Iowa City Parks and Rec this year. General attendance requires registration and a $12 fee, but mushroom club members are encouraged to participate freely as volunteers.
September 28th1:00 pm: Ryerson's Woods
October 12th 1:00 pm: Turkey Creek Preserve (courtesy of Bur Oak Land Trust)
October 26th 1:00 pm: Terry Trueblood Recreation Area - Pergola

We have exciting news! We are finally getting some results of the DNA of up to 100 mushrooms we sent in for sequencing. We are targeting mushrooms found in this area that have never been sequenced before. You can be part of this on-going effort by joining us on forays.

To see a list of the mushrooms we are sequencing, click here.

- Check out our photo pages at:

There are HUNDREDS of top quality fungi photos here organized into several galleries. Enjoy!