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April Awakening !
The Scarlet cups herald
We really kicked the season off to fabulous start this year with a program
by Dr. Alex Weir. He presented "The Ten Weirdest Fungi" to a
packed room full of CNYMS members and left us dying to know more! Thanks
Dr. Weir! It was truly a 'fun'gal experience!
Mushroom of the Month
A type of tree mushroom that has been used traditionally in China and Japan for
hundreds of years, known also as monkey's head and bear's head.
An excerpt from " Mushroom" by Johnny Acton and Nick Sandler;
Calendar of Events - 2004
All meetings are at 7:30 pm room 127 Illick Hall on the ESF campus of SU. APRIL 19th Mycophagy meeting at 7:30pm in room 127 of Illick Hall. Jean Fahey, aka the "Wild Mushroom Cook", will be joined by former chef and CNYMS member Tom Backer. They will tickle your palette and share some secret mushroom cooking tips with you. Bring an appetite. Any help would be greatly appreciated. If you would like to add to the menu call Jean @ 446-1463.
APRIL 25th Black Morel Foray at the Rand Tract. Sunday at 1pm
May 10th "The Wild Mushroom Cook" will be cooking for MYMS in Rome, NY.
MAY 17th Meeting with Dr. Tim Baroni, professor of Mycology at SUNY Cortland.
MAY 23rd Morel Foray at 1pm Morgan Hill.
MAY 30th Morel Foray at Pratts Falls
JUNE Foray at Members property TBA
JUNE 21st Meeting withBlack Mold specialist Richard Progovitz
JULY 11th Green Lakes with Tom Backer
JULY 19th Viewmaster program
AUGUST 15th Ithaca Chanterelle Foray with Tom Backer.
AUGUST 16th The Incredible Edibles with Nancy Kaiser.
AUGUST 22nd Joint Foray with MYMS at VanderKamp.
SEPTEMBER 9-12th NEMF 10th Annual Samuel Ristich Foray; LakeWinnipesaukee, NH
SEPTEMBER 12th Rome Sand PlainsForay with MYMS at 1pm
SEPTEMBER 20th Mushroom ID workshop
SEPTEMBER 25th and 26th Beaver Lake Nature Center foray and workshop.
SEPTEMBER 30th to OCTOBER 3 Wild acres Regional NAMA Foray in Wildacres, NC
OCTOBER 17th Highland Forest Foray
OCTOBER 18thFinal Meeting and 1st ever Photo Contest. More events to come!
"Black Mold: Your Health and Your Home" by Richard Progovitz, who is our speaker for the June 21st meeting. Win it before you can buy it! Well raffle it off at our April meeting for everyone whose dues are current. If your mailing label doesnt say 2004, then it is time to send $10 for dues.
BOOKS FOR SALE: We are offering to paid members the opportunity to own the fabulous cookbook "Mushroom" by Johnny Acton and Nick Sandler for only $16! This book is available from Fungi Perfectii for $29.95 plus shipping, so don't miss your chance to get in on this 'members only' deal.
Your membership entitles you to: The CNYMS Newsletter, Eight monthly CNYMS meetings and programs, Free participation in CNYMS forays, and special discounts on CNYMS sponsored merchandise!!! If you have a mailing label that says 2002 then you need to send us $20. If you are delinquent back to 2002, you will not receive any more newsletters until all back dues are paid! If youve paid and the date isnt right, contact RickColvin (treasurer) 635-8078 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Dont miss out by not staying current on your dues. If you dont remember when you last paid, send your $10 dues made out to CNYMS to Rick Colvin (treasurer) 1948 Conners Rd., Baldwinsville, NY 13027.
Bernie Carr, Chair
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