SOMA Camp 2022 Registration is Open!

We're now accepting registration for SOMA Camp 2022!
Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend: January 14-17, 2022

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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!

Visit the SOMA Facebook page!

Donate to the SOMA Scholarship Fund

Please donate to SOMA and support our scholarships. We have awarded $50,000 in scholarships in the last four years!

SOMA Updates:

  • SOMA Camp will be January 14-17, 2022
    Theme this year: Community Science!
  • Meetings will remain on Zoom for now
  • Forays at Salt Point: Oct 23, Nov 20, Dec 18
  • Watch past speakers on our Facebook page
SOMA Calendar has all upcoming meetings and forays!

2021 Graduate Scholarship are awarded!

Next Monthly Meeting:

Date: Oct 21, 2021 6:00pm PST
Location: ZOOM! Passcode: SOMA
Presenter: Mike Beug
Topic: Should I have eaten that mushroom?

Wild Mushroom Forays - Salt Point State Park

Next foray: Oct 23, 2021. Assemble at Woodside Day Use area 9:45am. Bring a dish to share, SOMA will provide hot main course!
Registration Link

We will resume our monthly Saturday forays with Pot Luck lunch.
Also planning some forays at other locations that will have a fee, and more MasterClass forays!

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.

Forays are open to all but registration is required

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