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UPCOMING MEETINGS

November 6th, 2019

Sonia Horowitz

"Mycomythology: Myths and Legends of the Fungal World"

In this interactive class we'll learn about how cultures both ancient and current interact with fungi through myths and stories. After an introduction to the field of ethnomycology the class will choose the destinations on our world tour of mycomythology! Learn about mushroom eating spirits from jungles of the Amazon, the mysteries of flying reindeer, the secrets to immortality, and much more!

Sonia Horowitz is an independent researcher from Mason, Wisconsin. Sonia specializes in ethnomycology with a heavy focus on mycomythology. She believes that by learning how mushrooms fit into the stories created by humanity we can rediscover many important things about our fungal friends.

As always, try to come around 6:15 to meet, greet, and share in some snacks!


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Meeting are at the Intown Community Church, 2059 Lavista Road, Atlanta, 30329. We meet from 7:00 to 9:00 with a social time for snacking, identifying mushrooms, browsing guides and making friends. The social time begins at 6:15. Members bring snacks each month. A sign up list for volunteering to bring snacks will be passed around. This is a chance to learn some, connect some and get filled in on some of the club's plans for the year.

 

 

IT'S THE LAW

In 2010, fungi were incorporated into Chile's Environmental Law (No .19,300, General Bases of the Environment, 1994) such that the Ministry of Environment must ensure fungi are classified in a national inventory using scientific and IUCN Red-Listing criteria.

WORKSHOPS


Upcoming workshops will be listed here, stay tuned...

PREVIOUS MEETINGS

MCG features monthly meetings each year between February and November on a variety of fungi-related topics. To view some of our previous meetings go HERE.

POISON CONTROL

In a Poison Emergency, contact:
Georgia Poison Center
80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, SE
PO Box 26066
Atlanta, GA 30303

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In Metro-Atlanta:
404-616-9000
Outside Metro-Atlanta:
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The Mushroom Club of Georgia contacts are:

Dr. Coleman McCleneghan 
(h) 828-963-4116 
(c) 828-963-4116
email:
Boone, NC

Jay Justice
(h) 501-837-5303
email: justice@aristotle.net
Little Rock, AK