IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION
NOTICE: DUE TO COVID-19, IN-PERSON MEETINGS, FORAYS, AND CAMPING TRIPS WILL BE HELD WITH PRECAUTIONS (E.G. MASK REQUIRED). VIRTUAL OPTIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO ARE UNVACCINATED OR DO NOT FEEL SAFE TO JOIN IN-PERSON.
WE ARE CONTINUING TO MONITOR THE COVID-19 SITUATION AND WILL UPDATE OUR POLICIES PER WASHINGTON STATE AND YAKIMA COUNTY GUIDANCE. For more information, visit the Yakima Health District or CDC websites.
The Yakima Valley Mushroom Society is a nonprofit, volunteer-supported organization founded to promote the understanding, enjoyment, cultivation, hunting, and identification of mushrooms and other fungi in a fun and welcoming environment.
We share our knowledge about mushrooms through meetings, classes, workshops, community events, and field trips. People are encouraged to bring mushrooms to monthly meetings to share with the group and for help with identification.
Most members of the YVMS come from throughout the Yakima Valley, with some from as far away as Cle Elum and Goldendale. The group meets at the Yakima Valley Mushroom Society unless otherwise noted. Currently, the YVMS has over 100 members and is growing monthly.
Meetings are typically held at the Yakima Area Arboretum, unless otherwise noted.. Doors open at 6:30 pm for networking and mushroom identification. The regular meeting begins at 7:00 pm.
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