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Southern Rockies Spring Mushroom Foray

Sagebrush Inn & Suites
Taos, NM
June 7-9, 2024

Sorry, we have the reached the maximum number of participants, and registration for the lottery has closed. Those whose names were selected are being notified and will have the opportunity to complete their registration for the Foray. If any additional spots become available, we'll let you know.


Book a room at the Sagebrush Inn & Suites by May 8, 5:00 pm for a discounted rate, or find nearby accommodations (vacation rental, RV park, campgr
ound, etc.)

Sagebrush Inn & Suites
1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur
Taos, NM 87571
(575) 758-2254
(Mention your affiliation with NMMS, or "NM Mycological")

NOTE: Call the hotel directly by using the number listed above to make reservations. Do not use the hotel's online reservation form or the toll free reservation line. View the hotel's website to learn about the amenities for paying guests.

Please be aware that attendees cannot bring alcohol into the public areas of the Inn.


A catered Mexican Buffet is included for Friday's dinner at the Sagebrush Inn, with a bar and bartender set up. You may indicate special dietary preferences on the registration form. A Kids' Meal will be available for $15. Registrants are responsible for all other meals.

Tentative schedule

What will we do all weekend?

View the sample schedule to see the activities during a typical foray weekend. A finalized schedule will be available closer to the foray date.


mycologist, public speaker, biohacker and photographer who lives in Oakland, CA

In 2001, Alan began his studies in the field of mycology, beginning with the fungi of California. Through phylogenetic and microscopic analysis, he has identified several species not described in the scientific literature. Alan regularly identifies mushrooms for several fungus fairs in Mexico and the USA in addition to identifying fungi on websites such as Mushroom Observer, iNaturalist and Facebook. 

Larry Evans - 2018 Telluride Mushroom Festival

well known mushroom guru and star of the documentary "Know Your Mushrooms"

Larry took a mycology class from OK Miller in 1977 and has spent the 40+ years since learning and teaching about fungi. His obsession has taken him on expeditions to the middle of the Amazon rain forest, the Russian Far East, and around North America. He’s a founder of the Western Montana Mycological Association and the first state approved mushroom vendor.

Packing List
Ready to hunt for mushrooms? These items are often useful.

  • hat
  • sunscreen
  • compass/GPS
  • whistle
  • pen/pencil
  • watch
  • collecting basket
  • compact mirror
  • camera
  • pocket knife
  • wax paper bags
  • brush
  • small ruler
  • water bottle
  • rain gear
  • snacks for the trail
  • mushroom guide book(s)

Helpful Field Guides

Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountain Region
by Vera Stucky Evenson

Timber Press, 2015

Mushrooms Demystified
by David Arora
Ten Speed Press
, 1986

All That the Rain Promises, and More: A Hip Pocket Guide to Western Mushrooms
by David Arora
Ten Speed Press, 2022

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