Girdwood Fungus Fair

We put the "Fun" in Fungus Fair

Turnagain Arm Mycological Society

Can't get enough FUNgus at Fungus Fair? Join the Turnagain Arm Mycological Society (TAMS)! In addition to putting on the Girdwood Fungus Fair, we also host several events throughout the year, along with monthly meetings/talks.


To Join: Fill out the forms and send with dues to the address listed in the forms. You'll be the first to know of planned club activities,  get a tshirt, and support the club! You don't need to be a member to go to any meeting.


The Turnagain Arm Mycological Society was formed to:


  •  Help the public with the age old question "Is this  mushroom edible?"
  •  Organize and put on the Girdwood Fungus Fair
  •  Sponsor inclusive community events such as forays and talks throughout the year
  •  Provide mushroom identification for poisoning cases





2017-2018 Schedule of Meetings (check back for updates)


October 4, 6-8pm Girdwood Brewing Company: Fungus Fair debrief


October 7, 1-4pm Lions Park Girdwood: Fall Foray


November 15th, 6pm: Far North Fungi Facility Tour, Anchorage


December (date, time TBD): Trufflefest, Girdwood (Cost TBD)


January 24, 7-8pm Girdwood Community Room: Club meeting and presentation TBD


February 21, 7-8pm Girdwood Community Room: Club meeting and presentation TBD


March 21, 7-8pm Girdwood Community Room: Club meeting and presentation TBD


April 25, 7-8pm Girdwood Community Room: Club meeting and presentation TBD