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Utah Fungi Fest Forays

 

What is this event?
On Sunday, May 15th, the Mushroom Society of Utah will be hosting forays as part of the Utah Fungi Fest (utahfungifest.comSign up for the forays can be found below.


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

Anything else?

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

Upcoming Events

  • Spring Summit
    Spring Summit
    Sat, May 25
    Hillside Middle School
    May 25, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Hillside Middle School, 1825 E Nevada St, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    May 25, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Hillside Middle School, 1825 E Nevada St, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Join us for a FULL-DAY crash course on mushroom identification, led by our president, Aimée Nguyễn.
  • Spring Social – Potluck Picnic & Short Films
    Spring Social – Potluck Picnic & Short Films
    Sat, Jun 08
    Salt Lake City
    Jun 08, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Salt Lake City, 600 Harvey Milk Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT 84105, USA
    Jun 08, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Salt Lake City, 600 Harvey Milk Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT 84105, USA
    Come hang out with MSU members before we're all out in the mountains for the summer!
  • Foray Leadership Training
    Foray Leadership Training
    Sun, May 19
    Nicholls Park
    May 19, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Nicholls Park, 1105 Nicholls Rd, Fruit Heights, UT 84037, USA
    May 19, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Nicholls Park, 1105 Nicholls Rd, Fruit Heights, UT 84037, USA
    Help lead forays for MSU!
  • Ashley's Mirror Lake Foray
    Ashley's Mirror Lake Foray
    Sun, Aug 20
    Kamas Chevron
    Aug 20, 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Kamas Chevron, 2 N Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    Aug 20, 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Kamas Chevron, 2 N Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    This group will meet Sunday, 8/20 @ 10 am at Chevron in Kamas. We will then obtain forest service passes and caravan up to Mirror Lake. There will be no cell reception on the Mirror Lake Highway or at Mirror Lake. Leader: Ashley, 385-274-8258
  • Chris's Brighton Foray
    Chris's Brighton Foray
    Sun, Aug 06
    Brighton Lodge
    Aug 06, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Brighton Lodge, 8302 S Brighton Loop Rd, Brighton, UT 84121, USA
    Aug 06, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Brighton Lodge, 8302 S Brighton Loop Rd, Brighton, UT 84121, USA
    This group will meet Sunday, 8/6 @ 9 am in front of the Brighton Lodge in Big Cottonwood Canyon. Bring: A notebook, pen / pencil, water, snacks and weather appropriate clothing are recommended. Don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions! Leader: Chris 801-898-5109
  • Ashley's Willow Lake Foray
    Ashley's Willow Lake Foray
    Sun, Aug 06
    Silver Fork Lodge Parking Lot
    Aug 06, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Silver Fork Lodge Parking Lot, 11332 Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Brighton, UT 84121, USA
    Aug 06, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Silver Fork Lodge Parking Lot, 11332 Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Brighton, UT 84121, USA
    This group will meet Sunday, 8/6 @ 9 am at the Silver Fork Lodge parking lot in Big Cottonwood Canyon. There may be limited cell reception so be prepared to find the group without it. 2.5 miles of hiking expected, some incline. Leader: Ashley
  • Ashley's Blood Lake Foray
    Ashley's Blood Lake Foray
    Sun, Jul 16
    Blood's Lake Trailhead
    Jul 16, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Blood's Lake Trailhead, Guardsman Pass Rd, Park City, UT 84060, USA
    Jul 16, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Blood's Lake Trailhead, Guardsman Pass Rd, Park City, UT 84060, USA
    This group will meet Sunday, 7/16 @ 9 am at the Blood's Lake Trailhead on Guardsman Pass. There is no cell reception so be prepared to find the group without it. 2.5 miles of hiking expected. Leader: Ashley
  • Adam Foray 2
    Adam Foray 2
    Sat, Jul 15
    Kamas Ace Hardware
    Jul 15, 2023, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Kamas Ace Hardware, 192 W 200 S A, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    Jul 15, 2023, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Kamas Ace Hardware, 192 W 200 S A, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    This group will meet Saturday, 7/8 @ 9:30 am at Ace Hardware of Kamas. It will then head up the Mirror Lake Highway to the Uintas. Leader: Adam 801-580-8569
  • Aimee’s Trial Lake Foray
    Aimee’s Trial Lake Foray
    Sat, Jul 08
    Kamas 7-11
    Jul 08, 2023, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Kamas 7-11, 220 S Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    Jul 08, 2023, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Kamas 7-11, 220 S Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    This group will meet Saturday, 7/8 @ Noon at the Kamas 7-11. The group will then caravan to Trial Lake. Leader: Aimee 801-530-9660
  • Adam Foray 1
    Adam Foray 1
    Sat, Jul 08
    Kamas Ace Hardware
    Jul 08, 2023, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Kamas Ace Hardware, 192 W 200 S A, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    Jul 08, 2023, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Kamas Ace Hardware, 192 W 200 S A, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    This group will meet Saturday, 7/8 @ 9:30 am at Ace Hardware of Kamas. It will then head up the Mirror Lake Highway to the Uintas. Leader: Adam 801-580-8569
  • Erik's Big Cottonwood Canyon Foray
    Erik's Big Cottonwood Canyon Foray
    Fri, Jul 07
    Big Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride
    Jul 07, 2023, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Big Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride, 3865 Big Cottonwood Cyn Rd, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121, USA
    Jul 07, 2023, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Big Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride, 3865 Big Cottonwood Cyn Rd, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121, USA
    This group will meet Friday, 7/7 @ 4 pm in the Big Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride Lot. It will then travel further up Big Cottonwood Canyon. Leader: Erik 435-374-5896
  • Eric's Uinta Foray
    Eric's Uinta Foray
    Fri, Jul 07
    Kamas Chevron
    Jul 07, 2023, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Kamas Chevron, 2 N Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    Jul 07, 2023, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Kamas Chevron, 2 N Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    This group will meet at the Kamas Chevron and then go into the high Uintas. Bring: A notebook, pen/ pencil, water, snacks and weather appropriate clothing are recommended. We will stop to pay for day-use forest passes ($6 cash or check). Text with any questions. Leader: Eric 216-644-9030
  • Ashley's Slate Gorge Foray
    Ashley's Slate Gorge Foray
    Sun, Jul 02
    Kamas Chevron
    Jul 02, 2023, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Kamas Chevron, 2 N Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    Jul 02, 2023, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Kamas Chevron, 2 N Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    This group will meet Sunday, 7/2 @ 11 am at the Chevron in Kamas before heading up the Mirror Lake Highway to Murdock Basin. We will stop to pay for day-use forest passes ($6 cash or check). Leader: Ashley
  • Eric’s Smith and Morehouse Foray
    Eric’s Smith and Morehouse Foray
    Sat, Jul 01
    Summit County
    Jul 01, 2023, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Summit County, Smith and Morehouse Trailhead, Utah 84036, USA
    Jul 01, 2023, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Summit County, Smith and Morehouse Trailhead, Utah 84036, USA
    This group will meet Saturday, 7/1 at 11 am Smith and Morehouse Trailhead at the Ledgefork Campground. NOTE: No service at the trailhead, be prepared to find the group without it. A notebook, pen/pencil, water snacks and weather appropriate clothing recommended. Leader: Eric 216-644-9030
  • Chris's Murdock Basin Foray
    Chris's Murdock Basin Foray
    Fri, Jun 30
    Kamas 7-11
    Jun 30, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Kamas 7-11, 220 S Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    Jun 30, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Kamas 7-11, 220 S Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    This group will meet Friday, 6/30 @ 10 am at the Kamas 7-11. Forest Service day passes are needed for each vehicle; passes can be purchased at the Samak Smokehouse store (not 7-11) or at a self-service kiosk on the Mirror Lake Hwy. I am bringing my dogs to the foray. Leader: Chris 801-898-5109
  • Stephanie's Foray
    Stephanie's Foray
    Sun, Jun 04
    Black Diamond Equipment Parking Lot
    Jun 04, 2023, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Black Diamond Equipment Parking Lot, 2092 E 3900 S, Holladay, UT 84124, USA
    Jun 04, 2023, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Black Diamond Equipment Parking Lot, 2092 E 3900 S, Holladay, UT 84124, USA
    This group will meet at 2 pm on Sunday, 6/4 in the parking lot of the Black Diamond Store (2092 E 3900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84124). Stephanie will announce the foray location there. Mud likely. Leader: Stephanie 801-244-7945
  • Chris's Nobletts Trail Foray
    Chris's Nobletts Trail Foray
    Sun, Jun 04
    Kamas
    Jun 04, 2023, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Kamas, 220 S Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    Jun 04, 2023, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Kamas, 220 S Main St, Kamas, UT 84036, USA
    This group will meet Sunday, 6/4/23 at 10:30 am at the 7-11 gas station in Kamas. It will then drive to the Nobletts trailhead near Woodland, Utah. Mud likely. Leader: Chris 801-898-5109
  • Jaycie's Gailey Trail Foray
    Jaycie's Gailey Trail Foray
    Sun, Jun 04
    Kaysville
    Jun 04, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Kaysville, Kaysville, UT 84037, USA
    Jun 04, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Kaysville, Kaysville, UT 84037, USA
    This group will meet Sunday, 6/4/23 at 10 am at the Gailey Trail Head in Kaysville, UT. Mud likely. Leader: Jaycie 385-245-9945

Closing Event:

There will also be a closing event at 4 that day.

UTAH FUNGI FEST CLOSING EVENT

In collaboration with Mushroom Society of Utah and the Mobile Moon Coop

4-6 pm

@ the Mobile Moon Coop 2551 Hempstead St, Salt Lake City, UT 84119

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