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2024 Foray Schedule

You'll find the tentative 2024 Foray Schedule below. We're so excited about all of our great workshops, speakers, and walks. See you on the Cape! 

Friday, October 11th

Time
Event
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Workshop #1: Cultivation Workshop with the NH Mushroom Company- Eric Milligan
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Workshop #2: Mushroom Dyeing - Susan Hopkins
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Early Bird Foray, Walk #1
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Dinner
7:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Welcome, General Announcements
7:15 PM - 9:00 PM
Keynotes: Out on a Limb- Mushroom Habitats of Cape Cod- Rick van de Poll;
Cape Cod a Treasure Chest of Mycological Gems- Bill Neill
9:00 - 11:00
Social Hours

Saturday, October 12th

Time
Event
7:00 AM - 9 AM
Registration
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Buses leave for walks #2, #3, #4
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Talk #1: Is that a Chanterelle? No it’s a Trumpet – Rachel Swenie
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Talk #2: Introduction to Lichens on Cape Cod - Tom Walker
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Talk #3: Medicinal Mushrooms – Cornelia Cho
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Talk #4: A Crash Course in Identifying Fungi– Gary Gilbert
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Workshop #3: The Microscope Demystified: A beginners workshop-Paul Sadowski & team
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Buses leave for walks #5, #6, #7
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Workshop #4: Capturing Fungi: A Mushroom Photography Workshop- Alan Rockefeller
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Talk #5: Tricholoma: Status of the Genus in Eastern North America – Renée Lebeuf
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Talk #6: Unveiling Russula Species Diversity through DNA Analysis – Jacques Landry
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Talk #7: Autumnal Fungal Delicacies with a Polish Twist: A Cooking Demonstration – Spike Mikulski
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Talk #8: The Role of Fungi in Ecosystems– Todd Elliott
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Table Talk- ID Room
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Mycophogy: Pot Luck Appetizers-by everyone
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Dinner
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Announcements, Awards
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Keynotes: Adventures of a Mycohobo-Noah Siegel
Saprobe Superpowers: Inside the Rotten World of Wood Decay - Bill Yule
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Social

Sunday, October 13th

Time
Event
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Registration
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Buses leave for walks #8
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Buses leave for walks #9, #10 (Full Day Walks)
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Talk #9: Ascomycetes, the “Cup Fungi”: The Basics and Beyond - Ethan Crenson
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Talk #10: What is a Fungal Species anyways? A Practical Discussion - Rachel Swenie
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Talk #11: Caps Off the Milkies: A Look at the Sections of Lactarius & Lactifluus- Bethany Beech
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Talk #12: Mushrooms of Pacific Northwest Through an Easterner’s Eye - Noah Siegel
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Buses leave for walks #11, #12, #13
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Talk #13: Discoveries in the Taxonomy of Psilocybin & Tryptamine Fungi- Alan Rockefeller
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Talk #14: Amanitas of the Northeast - Spike Mikulski
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Talk #15: Making Sense of DNA Sequences – Sigrid Jakob
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Talk #16: Conserving Rare Fungi - Rick van de Poll / Gabriela D’Elia
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
NEMF Trustees Meeting
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Table Talk- ID Room
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Dinner
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Announcements, Awards
7:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Keynote: Animal/Fungal Interactions: From Around the World to Your Back Yard- Todd Elliott
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Auction
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Social

Monday, October 14th

Time
Event
11:00 AM
Check-out time - Return keys to Hotel
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Return ID neck wallets to Registration Table
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Final Table Talk- not to be missed!
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clean Up: All Invited
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