LAMS is a non-profit group whose
is to foster and expand the understanding and appreciation of mycology
is the study of mushrooms and fungi).
We create and sponsor fun mushroom related events and help people learn about and identify mushrooms they find in the
December 16 (Monday) 7:30 PM LAMS General Meeting
to the meeting are here.
C. Vellinga, UC Berkeley
are mushrooms named and classified?"
We all want to know which
mushrooms we find and what to call them. But where do those names come
from? And why are names so important? We’ll look into the history of
one name, discover what it entails to describe species new to science,
and how old names are given a new life. Names are not written in stone,
and some of those infernal name changes will be explained. Your help
will be requested to increase knowledge of the California mycoflora!
More information about LAMS events,
including a biography of the speaker, is available on the
9, 2014 (Sunday) 30th Annual Los Angeles Wild Mushroom Fair
to be an outstanding Mushroom Fair. The keynote speaker for the
Fair will be Gary
Lincoff, author or editor of several books and articles on
mushrooms, including The Audubon Society Field Guide to North
American Mushrooms. More information about the
Fair will be available soon.
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