Upcoming Events

Due to the Coronavirus and the wildfires, WVMS canceled all events through 2020. See you in 2021 to rebuild!

We'd be happy to see you at one of our upcoming events.

Monthly Meeting/Programs

Willamette Valley Mushroom Society meets on the FIRST Monday of every month except January, July, August, and September. Mushroom ID and a short business meeting start at 6:30 pm and the program begins at 7pm. These meetings are typically held at the Terrace Lake Club House in South Salem. 


Willamette Valley Mushroom Society has a potluck open to Members and their guests. Potlucks are held in February and August. We ask that everyone brings a fabled dish to share, your own plates, utensils (since we are trying to reduce our waste) and appetites! Contact the Hospitality Director if you want to volunteer to help out. Locations TBA, check the event description.

Board Meetings

Willamette Valley Mushroom Society encourages members to attend board meetings. This is where the elected board discusses club business, events, budget, membership and other administrative duties that make our club what it is. If you have a comment or suggestion for our board, please contact us in the Member's area or via the contact page. Locations for the board meetings are in locations TBA. Check with the event listing for a contact.



DIRECTIONS to TERRACE LAKE: Take Commercial St. South to Robbins Lane; turn left.  The entrance to Terrace Lake Park is the second drive on the right. You will see a sign for the park.  Our meeting place is in a gated community. There will be a note on the keypad giving you a cell number to call for the gate code. 

Terrace Lake Club House

2120 Robbins Lane SE Salem 97306

Annual Mushroom Show 2019

In 2019 we Partnered with The Sustainable Living Center at Pringle Creek Community

Explore and learn about the fascinating world of mushrooms and fungi, at the Willamette Valley Mushroom Society’s 4thAnnual Mushroom Show. You will have the chance to ask questions and chat about fungi with people who know and love them.  Your also invited to  attend special presentations and enjoy edible mushroom samples.

  • Local Edible and toxic wild mushroom display 

12-4 pm | Painter’s Hall

  • Cooking with mushrooms demonstration

12-4 pm | Painter’s Hall | with Marjorie Young

  • Mushroom Hunting for Beginners Presentation

12:15 pm & 2:15 pm | Painter’s Hall Conference Room | With Jim Scheppke

  • Mushrooms 101 Presentation

1:15 pm & 3:15 | Painter’s Hall Conference Room | with Henry Young

  • Children’s and Family’s Activities

12-4 pm | Painter’s Hall

All programs are free and open to the public.

Our Biggest Event of the Year!

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https://namyco.org/poisonings.php NNAMA Poison Case Registry

FILE A REPORT! It is important to file a report, even if the outcome was only a gastrointestinal upset. NAMA tracks ALL mushroom poisonings.

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