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Announcing Dr. Michael Beug- November 7th at 6:30pm

Where: Howard Street Charter School at 625 Marion St NE, Salem OR and on ZOOM
When: November 7, 2022, 6pm- Mushroom ID Session, 6:30pm- Short Business Meeting, 7pm- Dr. Michael Beug's Presentation

Using the Keys to Mushrooms of Cascadia

By Michael W. Beug. PhD

In this program, I will describe the construction of the book and we will work through numerous examples of identifying mushrooms using Mushrooms of Cascadia: An Illustrated Key. This will be a user participation program but will not require participants to use a copy of the book to participate.


Michael W. Beug -Mushroom Resume

I taught chemistry, mycology and organic farming at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington for 32 years (1972-2004). With coauthors Alan and Arleen Bessette, I wrote Ascomycete Fungi of North America, (University of Texas Press, 2014). I am a contributing editor of Fungi magazine and am a coauthor of MatchMaker, a free mushroom identification program covering nearly 5,000 taxa with over 6,000 images of 2300 illustrated taxa ( My latest book is Mushrooms of Cascadia: An Illustrated Key, Fungi Press, 2021 (


WVMS Funga Study group highly recommend Mushrooms of Cascadia: An Illustrated Key and encourage you to purchase a copy. You can find it


Members and non-members are welcome to come to our general Monday meetings. This program will be available in-person at Howard Street Charter School, 625 Marion St NE, Salem, OR.

This program will also be available live over Zoom.

Topic: General Meeting- Guest Speaker Dr. Michael Beug

Time: Nov 7, 2022 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 458 743 3965

This meeting will be recorded for our members.

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