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July 2023 Forays

What is this event?
MSU will be hosting it's July general forays (guided mushroom walks) in 2023. Sign up can be found below.

Foray Rules:

-You must RSVP to sign up.

-After a group is filled, registration will close and you will be asked if you would like to join the waitlist.

-If you register for more than one foray, all but your first registration will be deleted. 

-If you are on more than one waitlist, all but your first waitlist registration will be deleted.

What should you bring? 
The following items are not required but can be helpful as you're looking for fungi:

  • Basket

  • Wax bags

  • Knife

  • Trowel

  • Small brush

  • Water

  • A snack

  • Sunscreen


Who is able to attend?
Forays are an MSU-members event only. Not yet a member? Joining MSU can be done here: 

 

Anything else?

Weather can change quickly so bring layers. Areas may be muddy. 

Like all mushroom clubs nowadays, demand from people who want to attend forays is much higher than the supply of people who lead forays. 

 

What can you do?

-RSVP immediately when you see a foray posted.

-Further your study of mushrooms so you too can lead. It is not necessary to be an expert, but the more experience you have will enable you to help newer people within the hobby. 

-Shadow a foray leader. 

Upcoming Events

  • Erin's Willow Lake Foray
    Erin's Willow Lake Foray
    Sun, Jun 23
    Big Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride
    Jun 23, 2024, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Big Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride, 3865 Big Cottonwood Cyn Rd, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121, USA
    Jun 23, 2024, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Big Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride, 3865 Big Cottonwood Cyn Rd, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121, USA
    We will meet in the UTA Park and Ride Lot at the base of the canyon to take a head count before caravanning up the canyon together. The Willow Lake trail is up Big Cottonwood Canyon, just past the Silver Fork Lodge and just before Solitude Resort on the left side of the road.
  • Aimée's Foray (Location TBD)
    Aimée's Foray (Location TBD)
    Thu, Jun 27
    Location is TBD
    Jun 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jun 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    We’re going to wait to see what’s up in a few weeks before picking a location. You will be informed of meeting location via email.
  • Risk Management Training June Session
    Risk Management Training June Session
    Sat, Jun 29
    Salt Lake City
    Jun 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Salt Lake City, 1040 E Sugarmont Dr,, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, USA
    Jun 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Salt Lake City, 1040 E Sugarmont Dr,, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, USA
    Training on MSU's new Risk Management Manual for foray leaders. This is NOT a full foray leadership training, but is rather intended for previous leaders to become informed on new risk management policies.
  • REI Foray
    REI Foray
    Wed, Jul 17
    Mirror Lake Highway
    Jul 17, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Mirror Lake Highway
    Jul 17, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Mirror Lake Highway
    MSU-led foray for our friends at the Sandy REI.
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