Meeting Place and Time
Meets on 3rd Mondays of the month (October to May, except February due to Fungus Fair) from 6 to 7 p.m., preceding the regular LAMS meetings. Location and parking is the same as for the general meeting – please see the general meeting notice.
The monthly class, which is led by LAMS Members Florence Nishida and David Bermudes, covers mushroom identification for beginners as well as advanced mushroomers. Bring in mushrooms you collect and we will work on identifying them.
The REQUIRED field guide is:
The suggested desk copy guides are:
The class uses actual mushrooms collected by LAMS members and class participants as material for identification, as well as using books, drawings and photographs.
In addition to mushroom identification and the Griffith Park survey, the Beginner Mushroom Class also serves as a forum for the LAMS Mushroom Fair, organized by Stephanie Fousek and other LAMS events organized by John Thropay.
7:30 p.m. - The regular monthly meeting held on the third Monday of each month, except February, for the season October through May, at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. This meeting is free and open to the public; membership is recommended.
6:00 p.m. - The beginner mushroom class held before each monthly meeting, in the same room as the regular monthly meeting. This class is restricted to current LAMS members.Annual and Seasonal