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  1. Help out team FUNGI in 2018! The Indiana Academy of Science Bioblitz for 2018 will be held at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN. We will be meeting June 2nd at 9:00 am at the Earth Discovery Center. Gate admission is free for participants (I suppose just tell them at the gate. I have no special forms or anything). We will go out in the morning from 9am to 11 am for sure. Stephen will have the baby, so the afternoon outing will be dependent on how well she is going along. You are welcome to stay all day if you so desire. Information from the organizers: Schedule: We will kick-off the Bioblitz at 9:00 am on Saturday, June 2, at the Earth Discovery Center (AKA Bioblitz Headquarters). At check-in, you will receive a packet of park maps (topographic & habitat type), data collection sheets, lodging info, and a schedule for Saturday and Sunday. Gate admission is free for Bioblitz researchers. Breakfast- we will have coffee, water, fruit, and snacks at check-in Lunch- grab your bag lunch at check-in, or stop in to cool off and eat (we have a library reserved for participants/with wireless!) Dinner- We are having a Bioblitz Banquet at Eagle’s Crest at 6:00pm, dinner will be catered by Qdoba (beer has been donated by Metazoa)
  2. Date: Saturday, 6/23/18 Location: Indianapolis, IN More Information: http://hoosiermushrooms.org/index.php?/wild-mushrooms-2018/
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    Meet at the parking lot across from Circle Mound. 1pm to 3 pm. Mounds SP Map: https://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/mounds_trail.pdf Online Foray Day Project: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/5-19-18-foray-day Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/793411894180922/ About mushroom forays: http://hoosiermushrooms.org/index.php?/mushroom-hunting/about-mushroom-forays/
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    Date: Saturday, 5/5/18 - 1pm to 3 pm Location: Brown County State Park - and across the state of Indiana (iNaturalist) EDIT: There are two morel events going on in Brown County this weekend. We have decided to head that way, but will still hold the walk from 1pm to 3pm at Brown County State Park. With how the year is going so far, I am unsure as to whether we will be finding many morels. It is still too early. Hopefully it will be on next weekend (5-5-18). We are not scouting the area before, just giving it a shot at foray time. If you would like to attend, register for this event here or on Facebook. Even if you cannot make it to the event, you can still contribute to our project from your own location by posting your finds here: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/hms-5-5-18-foray-day. We are still looking for dried specimens from around the state, so we appreciate your help in making collections. Please take time to read more about our online forays, how to make collections, and the FAQ here: http://hoosiermushrooms.org/index.php?/activities/hms-online-forays-2018/
  5. Be sure to check out the new progression map. Morels are already being found in Indiana. http://hoosiermushrooms.org/index.php?/morel-progression-map-2018/
  6. Hoosier Mushroom Society Globifomes graveolens - Sweet Knot - New Harmonie State Park - Uncommon to find it this fresh with red colorations As per the norm, most scheduled dates should still be considered "soft" and subject to change. It is very tough to schedule mushroom events far in advance. We always have a broad array of events and locations across the state every year, throughout the year. If you would like us to have an event near your town, let us know, and we may be able to schedule one in. The only way we cancel an event is for heavy rain and/or severe weather. Events will continue in light rain. Cancellations will be posted on this page, so please check it the day of the event, to make sure the event is still on. Never been to a foray? Check out our About Mushroom Forays page for what to bring and what to expect. Indiana Events: March 4 - Morel Mushroom Certification Course - Bloomington, IN - More Info - Register March 11 - Morel Mushroom Certification Course - Indianapolis, IN - More Info - Register March 25 - Morel Mushroom Certification Course - South Bend, IN - More Info - Register April 22 - Morel Mushroom Hike - Brown County SP - 10 am and 3 pm - Register 10am - Register 3pm April 29 - 30 - Mansfield Mushroom Festival - Mansfield, IN - More Info May 13 - Salamonie Reservoir - Andrews, IN - 1 pm - SPECIES LIST June 10 - 11 - Indiana Academy of Science Bioblitz - Delaware and Randolph Counties - SPECIES LIST June 17 - Eagle Creek Reservoir - Indianapolis, IN - 2pm - 4pm - SPECIES LIST June 24 - Wild Mushroom Course - Indianapolis, IN - 9am - 5pm - More Info - Register July 22 - Pokagon State Park - Angola, IN - SPECIES LIST August 5 - Brown County State Park - Nashville, IN - 10 am - SPECIES LIST August 5 - Griffy Woods - Bloomington, IN - 3 pm - SPECIES LIST August 5 - Leonard Springs - Bloomington, IN - 6 pm - SPECIES LIST August 12 - DATE CHANGE: Wild Mushroom Course - Bloomington, IN - 9am - 5 pm - More Info - Register August 26 - Summer Mushroom Hunt - Shades State Park - SPECIES LIST August 27 - Summer Mushroom Hunt - Turkey Run State Park - SPECIES LIST POSTPONED - NOW September 23 - Oubache State Park - Bluffton, IN - Register October 14 - Tippecanoe River State Park - Winamac, IN - Register October 16th - Purdue Horticulture Park - 5:15 pm October 18th - Brown County State Park (meet at nature center)- 4 pm October 23rd - Eagle Creek Park (meet at Earth Discovery Center) - Indianapolis, IN - 5 pm October 22 - 28 - Inaugural HMS Online Fall Foray - More Info - Order Voucher Slips - Join the Project Other Events of Interest: July 27 - 30 - NEMF Samuel Ristich Foray - Strattonderry, VT - More Info August 17 - 21 - Telluride Mushroom Festival - Telluride, CO - More Info August XX - XX - NAMA Wildacres Regional Foray - Wildacres Retreat, NC - More Info September 16 - 17th Annual Gary Lincoff Foray - North Park, PA - More Info September XX- XX - COMA Clark Rogerson Foray - Copake, NY - More Info September 7 - 10 - NAMA Annual Foray - Cable, WI - More Info
  7. Memberships for 2018 are now active. http://hoosiermushrooms.org/index.php?/store/category/2-society-membership/
  8. We are hoping to extend the current registrations for 5 years total, but we are still awaiting a final word.
  9. If you took the Wild Mushroom Course in 2017, the new forms are finally publicly available from ISDH. If you were one of the participants, you should have received an email with additional information. Contact us if you have not received it. Also FYI, as we are getting a lot of questions, 2018 course dates have not been announced. We will be announcing them in a few weeks. The morel courses will be in March and wild mushrooms in June. http://www.in.gov/isdh/files/56349-fill-in.pdf
  10. We will likely be responding in a faster timeframe as the season picks up. Sorry for the slow responses. Please note that this organization has no paid staff, only volunteers.
  11. We will work to get the membership for 2018 updated in the store this week.
  12. The morel courses will be taught this spring and the wild mushroom courses will likely be in July. We just learned last week that the ISDH has finally approved the form for wild mushroom certifications, but they have not finalized the corresponding policy publicly. The form is available here: http://www.in.gov/isdh/files/56349-fill-in.pdf
  13. Nice. If you would be willing to dry a portion of one, I would look at the DNA.
  14. Thanks. I have no collections of this species. Dry it in a dehydrator on the lowest setting or in front of a fan. Then just put it in a ziplock bag. Also please consider filling out this form with your images. That way it will already in my database when it arrives: https://mycomap.com/quick-report Then just write the number of the report that was created on the front of the ziplock bag. https://mycomap.com/reports/single-report I will PM you the address
  15. Check out http://www.mushroomexpert.com/hemipholiota_populnea.html. I would be interested in the specimen if it is still there in reasonable condition.
  16. The mushrooms in the grass above are likely Honeys. They are just growing from buried roots.
  17. Nice chicken. Please consider posting to our online foray. https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/hms-online-fall-foray
  18. Thanks for sharing. The Amanita is Amanita muscaria var. guessowii. Also Suillus americanus.
  19. I have only seen one small one so far. I think a few got thrown up early. The major harvest is still to come.
  20. The final two could be Chanterelles and a Russula. But more images would be required to confirm.
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