The Susquehanna Valley Mycological Society, lets collect mushrooms

2022 Foray dates and directions

To participate in the forays, an individual's dues must be paid. Dues cover the calendar year January 1 thru December 31st and are not pro-rated. Rates are the same whether you pay in January or July. Yearly dues remain $10 per individual, $15 per family which covers the four annual forays. You can print a membership application from the club's website and mail this application, along with your check to our secretary Linda Hammond.

All SVMS forays: Sign In At 9:30am. Walks Will Start Promptly At 10:00am. No dogs are allowed at Any Forays. NOTE: Bring to each foray your own chair and drink! You will probably eat more than the cost of membership in foods provided at the forays. Most of our activities are in Broome and Tioga counties in New York, and Susquehanna county in Pennsylvania. Follow the link to see photos from previous forays.


Saturday May 14th, 2022 1pm to 3pm

American Legion Hall 1234 East Main St. Susquehanna Pa. 18847

You’ve gathered wild mushrooms. Your basket is overflowing…what now? Join us as we review choice edibles that can be found locally. Come and learn how to gather and prepare fungi in the forest before you get them home. Learn methods of preserving mushrooms by dehydration, freezing or pickling. Learn how to cook fungi at home. Sample dishes made from dried, frozen and/or pickled wild mushrooms. Recipes will be available for you to take home.
Notice! A recient change of Post policy does not allow smoking within the post. Outside areas are provided.
Directions: Follow the Map to the Martin Foray Map with the following change, if you are comming from I 81, immedialy before the stop sign turn right and cross the bridge over the river, then turn left at the end of the bridge. If you are coming south on 79/92 go through the stop sign and turn left at the bridge and cross the river, then turn left at the end of the bridge. This Map shows you were the the post is, park across the street or down in the lower parking lot (closest point is next to the vererans board).
Contact Phone 570-396-3121 or with any questions

Martin Foray

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Martin's Forest in Oakland Pennsylvania

Sign in at 9:30 am, foray begins at 10:00. This early summer foray usually finds lots of edibles including Black trumpets, Chanterelles, and Lobsters. Additionally a wide variety of boletus are found. Feel free to bring a dish to pass though the Martins usually have lots of outrageous food. You should bring a chair to sit on, and your drinks. If you want to ride to the top of the hill, bring a cushion. Come rain or shine, covered areas are provided. There are two forays, one is easier to walk. Map - GPS: N41 57.536, W75 36.498 Deg/Min: 41.9589 N, 75.6083 W Lat/Log: N 41dd 57mm 32ss, W 75dd 36mm 29ss

Also: TBA discussion --

Littlefield Foray

Saturday August 27th, 2022

Littlefield Farm, 5374 State Route 79, Town of Fenton, NY

The SVMS second summer foray is held at Littlefield Farm. Please come to commute for the day, no overnight camping. All formal activities at the foray will start at 9:30am Saturday morning and last till Saturday after lunch. As usual, please bring a dish to pass for Saturday's Lunch.
There will be multiple foray trails and there is a good track record of this location providing a wealth of mushroom varieties this time of year. In past year edible mushrooms have been found and cooked on site.

Directions: From Binghamton, go to I88 and get off at Exit 3 in Port Crane. Take a left at the stop sign and stay on 369E, which changes into Route 79. we are approximately 5 3/4 miles past State Park (Lilly Lake) and 3/4 mile before you get to “Windy Hill Candle Factory”, on Route 79.
The foray will last until 3pm and is rain or shine. The cottage will provide plenty of cover in case of rain and has a stove. Please bring a dish to pass. Contact phone number : 607-648-4625 with any questions Map

Also: "Mycophagy" -- A demonstration with recipies

WMS/NAMA 2022 Northwoods Regional Foray

Thursday, September 15 - Sunday, September 18

Lakewoods Resort & Lodge 21540 County Road M, Cable, WI 54821

Telephone: 715.372.4299 NAMA Site

PECK 2022 We don't know for 2022

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COMA 2022

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NEMF 2022, Samuel Ristich Foray

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Hammond Foray

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Linda Hammond’s Estate, Owego NY

Meet at the Hammond Estate at 9:30am. Bring a dish to pass. This foray is usually very productive in number of finds and range of species. Two different foray paths are offered. Linda's estate provides a variety of ecologies from hardwoods to evergreens, forest to field. Covered area's are available so this is a rain or shine event. The speedway has been moved. Just after the Railroad overpass bridge, turn right on Glen Mary Drive. Watch for mushroom signs. Map - GPS: N42 5.9961, W76 21.2948 Deg/Min: 42.099935 N, 76.354913 W Lat/Log: N 42dd 5mm 59ss, W 76dd 21mm 17ss

Also: We will have a microscope and things to see .

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