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 Meeting - ONLINE Only!

May 21, 2020, 6:00pm PST

NEW! SOMA ONLINE Meetings - The May 2020 speaker is David Hibbett, Ph.D.
Topic: How Mushrooms Changed the World
Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84577975500 May 21, 6:00pm PST SOMA Online Meeting

All Wild Mushroom Forays are cancelled due to COVID-19

All Forays are cancelled until further notice

We expect the next foray to be in September.

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Additional Online Events

MSSF May 19, 2020 at 7pm ONLINE. First MSSF online meeting - Jasmine HAIN who will talk about "Discovering the Foliar Fungal Endophytes in Coastal Succulents"
Mycological Society of San Francisco - Event Information

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