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New Mexico Mycological Society

The purpose of NMMS is to advance the understanding and stimulate the interest of its members in the field of mycology by providing opportunities for study, holding conferences, facilitating cooperative research, arranging forays, exchanging information among members, and interchanging specimens and information with other interested parties and organizations.


Current members: Check out our Field Trips to get out in the field!

We will be back in person for our May meeting.

Please check out the YouTube Link below to get an idea of what long time member John Sparks has been working with and where mushroom genetics is going.

Preview YouTube video Lost and Found Fungi Project: Citizen Science Mycology - Dr Brian Douglas - Bento Lab InterviewLost and Found Fungi Project: Citizen Science Mycology - Dr Brian Douglas - Bento Lab Interview


April : 4/11/2021: 2-4pm; Alex Door from Mushroom Revival will give "Functional Mushrooms" presentation

May : 5/16/2021: 2-4pm; at the Albuquerque Garden Center! - John Sparks will talk about Citizen Science projects for Mushroom Genetics

June: TBD

July: Santa Fe Meeting at the rail yard park

August: Hoping for Health and Rain for our Annual Foray

September: TBD

October: Cultivation Workshop w/Chris and David A.

November: TBD

December: Annual Potluck

Albuquerque Garden Center

*Albuquerque Garden Center is our traditional meeting place*

*Check out their website for events and more*




  • We all need to learn what it takes to properly identify and voucher mushrooms for scientific preservation. Check out a couple of leaders in the field.                                                                     



   Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (2014) - JRS Biodiversity Foundation  https://www.kew.org/science/collections-and-resources/collections/fungarium

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