Oct. 12: Alan Rockefeller

Rotunda, Olympic College, Bremerton 1600 Chester Ave., Bremerton, WA, United States

Bay Area mycologist Alan Rockefeller specializes in fungal photography, DNA sequencing and microscopy. He'll join our October meeting live in the Rotunda to share photos from his recent mushroom adventures in Ecuador -- and whatever else he has been discovering. Continue reading →

Nov. 5: KPMS Annual Wild Mushroom Show

Building 10 (Bremer Center), Olympic College, Bremerton 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA

Everything you wanted to know about mushrooms, all in one place. And free! This is our biggest, best opportunity to share our enthusiasm and information with the community. We hope you come by to visit. Bremer Center, Olympic College, Bremerton. Continue reading →

Nov. 6: Mushroom Mania lecture and happy hour at IslandWood

IslandWood 4450 Blakely Ave NE, Bainbridge Island, WA

Join IslandWood naturalists and the Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society for an informal lecture, perfect for both beginning enthusiasts and experienced mycologists. We’ll explore the fascinating natural history of the “fungus among us” in an entertaining and informative presentation, followed by Continue reading →

Nov. 9: Daniel Winkler

Rotunda, Olympic College, Bremerton 1600 Chester Ave., Bremerton, WA, United States

We're thrilled to have Daniel back, this time to talk about overlooked and unusual edibles in the Pacific Northwest. Author, guide, pamphleteer, he will  join us in person at the Rotunda. Bring your questions about finding and prepping choice mushrooms; Continue reading →

Dec. 14: The True Meaning of Amanitas

Rotunda, Olympic College, Bremerton 1600 Chester Ave., Bremerton, WA, United States

To kick off your holidays in the right mood, past president John Young will share the heartwarming (and possibly true) saga of how mushrooms invented Santa. It's also our Annual Meeting, in which we elect new officers and trustees, and Continue reading →

Jan. 11: Mushrooms, Fungi and Forest Health

Rotunda, Olympic College, Bremerton 1600 Chester Ave., Bremerton, WA, United States

Evergreen State College mycologist Paul Przybylowicz focuses on wood-decaying fungi and edible mushrooms. He'll join us at the Olympic College rotunda to discuss the connections between fungi and forest health.  To join us via Zoom instead, here is the link: Continue reading →

Feb. 8: Getting Comfy with Scientific Names

Rotunda, Olympic College, Bremerton 1600 Chester Ave., Bremerton, WA, United States

KPMS member Lisa Johnston will walk us through the scientific names in mycology -- how they're used and what they mean. They're not so daunting, once you know the patterns. And they're a lot more precise than, say, "false morel." Continue reading →

March 14: Langdon Cook

Rotunda, Olympic College, Bremerton 1600 Chester Ave., Bremerton, WA, United States

Author Langdon Cook is our in-person guest for the March general meeting. He's the author of "The Mushroom Hunters," a classic inside look at the Northwest's commercial wild-mushroom subculture. He's also written "Fat of the Land," about foraging, and "Upstream," Continue reading →

April 11: Howard Sprouse

Rotunda, Olympic College, Bremerton 1600 Chester Ave., Bremerton, WA, United States

Howard Sprouse of Port Angeles heads up Remediators, Inc., which specializes in bioremediation technologies, including mycological methods. He'll join us for our April general meeting. Join us in the Olympic College Rotunda, or via Zoom at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84307256824?pwd=9CWvbVU73VzSbf0x7kzKXDOevDgGbV.1