The Sonoma County Mycological Association (SOMA) is a non-profit group dedicated to learning about local mushrooms, and educating the public about the vast and diverse world of fungi.

Emergency mushroom identification

We sponsor a variety of mushroom-related activities and services open to the general public, including free emergency mushroom identification for concerned citizens of Sonoma County.

Once you learn to identify and know these delightful creatures, recreational collecting can become a lifelong and healthy hobby. The fun starts with a tiny spore!

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Next Mushroom Foray

Mar 17, 2018

A field trip to collect wild mushrooms. Forays provide a great opportunity to get out in the woods in a friendly atmosphere to learn the ins and outs of identifying and collecting mushrooms.
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Next Meeting

Mar 15, 2017

Come identify mushrooms (and bring your mushrooms for identification). This month's speaker is Richard Tehan.

Please note new location! Future meetings will be held at the North Room of Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial, 1351 Maple Ave, Santa Rosa, CA. Map »
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What's New

SOMA Camp Schedule Online

Oct 8, 2016. The class and workshop schedule for SOMA Camp 2017 is now online. Take a look, and register for classes! SOMA Camp Schedule

SOMA Camp Registration Open

Oct 1, 2016. Registration for SOMA Camp 2017 is now open! More info and registration here »

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