July/Aug., 2008 Volume 36 Issue 4 Ohio Mushroom Society The Mushroom Log Wildlife Education Center in Location: from Rte. 11 and Miniforay, Little Beaver Creek State Park Rte 30 exit North on Rte 7 near Calcutta. Address is toward Rogers. Follow Rte 7 Groves Woods, 12021 Echo Dell Rd., E. North. Slow down at Beaver Trumbull Co. Liverpool, OH 43920. Besides the Little Beaver Creek State Local High School on the left. Turn right just past the high Park, we’ll have the option to school and before the middle October 5. Meet at 12:30 PM. foray in the Beaver Creek school. You are on Bell School Foray will begin at 1 PM. Enjoy Public Hunting Area and Rd. Turn left onto Echo Dell roaming over 155 acres of Beavercreek Farm. Rd. The Center is located on Cleveland Museum of Natural the right past the mobile home History preserve. Yellow OMS If mushrooms are fruiting park but before the Mill and signs will be posted alongside abundantly or even if they are parking lot. There should be a the road. Primitive restroom. not we will be collecting in the Beaver Creek St. Park sign at largest contiguous woodland in Rte. 7 at Bell School Rd. and Directions: From the west, Northern Ohio. Named for Little another at Echo Dell Rd. proceed along OH St. Rte. 87 to Beaver Creek, a designated Activities will be centered in the Girdle Rd., which is the first wild and scenic river, there are basement of the building. intersection after you cross the approximately 6000 acres of Geaga/Trumbull Co line. Turn forest with native and planted The Schedule left onto Girdle Road and go ca. trees offering diverse collecting 2-3 miles north to just opposite habitats. Northern flora More Schedule Details will be 9859 Girdle Rd. The Woods including Canada yew, yellow announced in the Sept./Oct are directly across from it. See and black birch, hemlock and Log. p. 42 (top right corner) of the mountain laurel can be found in Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. the deep stream valleys. Fri. evening Oct.10, 7:00 pm till Upland oak-hickory forest, ?? Board members dinner at sycamore-elm bottomland, Pondi’s in Lisbon. Let Walt Fall Foray- Little pine-tulip poplar plantations, know if you plan to attend, so Beaver Creek and beech-maple areas are all present. In addition the he can make reservations. State Park presence of the horseman’s Saturday Oct. 11 9:00 am. campground and horse trails Registration, orientation, and offers another interesting refreshments. habitat. What to bring: Collecting 10:00 & 10:30 Collecting forays By Walt Sturgeon basket, wax bags or wax wrap, depart. peck basket, knife, mushroom book, notebook, and a pencil. Collecting can also be done “on 9 am. Sat. Oct. 11 till Noon Wear clothes for hiking and the your own”. Sorting, Sun. Oct. 12. weather conditions. identification, and display will be ongoing as soon as collections The fall foray this year will be are brought in. held at the Little Beaver Creek 2 The Mushroom Log Amanita virosa, A. flavoconia, 1:00pm Lunch (bring a There is also camping on site at Russula krombholzii, and covered dish to share and the Beaver Creek Primitive Pleurotus ostreatus. Lots of tableware. Campground. Phone 1- others were collected, but 2:00pm Afternoon forays 866/644-6727. before a more complete list depart. could be compiled, Mother Nature intervened with an 4:30pm Table Walk, and Mini-Foray at impromptu downpour, which beginner’s slide program on common edible and toxic Mt. Gilead St. sent people running for their cars. mushrooms. Park 5:30pm Review Collections. 17 hardy souls convened at the 6:30pm Dinner at a local Park, Saturday morning, July restaurant, tba. 12. Neither names of the members nor of many of the Sunday Oct. 12 mushrooms were catalogued. Some anxious members started 9:30 am Slide program on wax collecting on their own before caps. If collecting is good, Dick Grimm took a group more foraying. around the parking lot area and Dick with Amanita virosa and Hugh Urban led a group around Hugh with Boletus bicolor. At 12:30 pm, Clean up. the lake and by the river. least that’s what my eyes tell me at this distance. Accommodations: East Liverpool area Summer Foray Hotels at Dawes Comfort Inn 15860 St. Clair Ave. By Dave Miller E. Liverpool (330) 386-3800 Our summer foray this year was very warm, rather humid, East Liverpool Motor Lodge somewhat buggy and yielded a 2340 Dresden Avenue good number of species, but East Liverpool not the vast array that the (330) 386-5858 previously wet season might have spawned. Forty folks attended. For Camping, the two closest Things got going Sat am with campgrounds are Lock 30 and Dick Doyle giving an Terrace Lakes: Dick Grimm and Hugh Urban and others organize the display introduction about Dawes and table with their haul. the day ahead and Jerry talking Lock 30 Woodlands about collecting. At 10 am most 45529 Middle Beaver Road folks searched the Dawes Lisbon, OH 44432 A partial list of those specimens includes Cantharellus cibarius, property for specimens while I (330) 424-9197 C. lateritus, Boletus bicolor, B. joined an exclusive group (only Toll Free 1-877-856-2530 nobilis B. pallidus, B. variipes, 10 people were allowed to Leccinum insigne, Tylopilus collect there) that went to Flint Terrace Lakes Campground plumbeoviolaceus, T. Ridge. Despite a well sign- 6157 State Rte. 7 rubrobrunneus, Laetiporus posted, wide trail, we couldn’t New Waterford, OH 44445 sulphureus, Lactarius volemus, resist what appeared to be a (330) 227-9606 Tremellodendron schweinitzii, trail but quickly degenerated 3 The Mushroom Log into a deer path. But in our when she erupted in gales of transfer the disease from the defense, I’m sure we found laughter, her concerned friends crabapple to the juniper. more mushrooms by taking that decided she should be seen by little detour. And to keep any medics. As they were loading Other types of spores will carry rumors getting started, I want it her into their car, she was the disease from the eastern on the record that I was a heard to murmur, “If this is what red cedar back to the follower, not a leader of the mushroom poisoning is like, crabapple. Art noted that this pack. then I’m all for it!” My students, particular crabapple, in close no strangers to hallucinations proximity to the cedar, was Lunch was the usually tasty and inappropriate laughter, heavily infected with the rust selection of pot-luck dishes. used to really enjoy this story, disease, while another Walt gave a great talk with his which David Arora, in his crabapple tree, further away extensive collection of slides on “Mushrooms Demystified”, also from the cedar and with several “Wood Munching Agarics.” relates. other trees between it and the cedar, was much less infected. Amongst the long list of By the time Walt finished, the Joe Christian lamented that he mushrooms Walt discussed, heat outside led me to decide to has a lot of trouble with this rust three deserve special mention. spend the rest of the afternoon disease infecting his crabapple First was Phyllotopsis nidulans. helping Walt, Jerry, John trees. To Be Cont’d next Log. Of particular interest was Plishcke III, and others identify pinning down an apt description and organize the specimens of its foul odor (my favorite is into their respective Dawes and New Mushroom “like sewer gas”). Interestingly, Flint Ridge piles. (Species lists Magazine Dick Doyle noted that Charles will follow in the next Log.) The McIlvaine describes it as having more intrepid among us went By Carol Deptolla a “pleasant, mild” taste. And he back out to both sites for says that it is “edible but not another foray. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May desirable. Must be chopped I5, 2008 fine and cooked well.” He does One discovery that got me not mention the odor. We also outside was John Plishcke’s Mushrooms are popping up, discussed the fact that Dick entreaty to “come see this great and so is a new magazine all Doyle had delved into its looking diseased tree”. Not far about them. chemistry and isolated an odd from the Education Center was amino acid from it Japanese a variety of ornamental Fungi, based in Richfield, workers found the same amino Hawthorn (Crataegus sp.) [Wisc.] celebrated its launch in acid in Tricholomopsis rutilans which was almost covered in conjunction with two five course and T. decora. Most amino bright orange, infected lesions. mushroom dinners: at Heaven acids get incorporated into the See photo at bottom right City in Mukwonago on Sunday, proteins of the organism which corner of page 7. Art Trese, and at Sanford in Milwaukee on produces them, but this one who teaches Plant Pathology at Tuesday. does not. Second, Ohio University in Athens, Schizophyllum commune, the explained the pathogen was Britt Bunyard of Richfield-who small grayish-white “split gill” Gymnosporangium holds a doctorate in mycology, has been found growing on the clavarioforme, a rust fungus the study of mushrooms-is the toe nails of patients with which infects both hawthorn publisher and editor-in-chief of the new, full-color magazine, suppressed immune systems. crabapple (Crataegus) and the called Fungi. The third mushroom of interest eastern red cedar (Juniperus) at was Gymnopilus spectabilis, the different stages of its complex Fungi made its debut this “Laughing Big Jim” . Walt life cycle. The orange horn-like month, and will publish five related the anecdote of the projections emerging from the times a year: four seasonal Ohio woman, who ate some of crabapples and some leaves issues and one special themed one (how she got past its bitter are the aecial stage of the issue. This year's special issue, taste is a mystery, perhaps she fungus, each of which gives rise due in early fall, will be was not a “taster”). She to thousands of orange dedicated to truffles, including reported seeing vivid colors and aeciospores, which in turn those found in such unexpected 4 The Mushroom Log places as the desert and really dirt, it's humus. At least, by bacteria that favor an airless Oregon, Bunyard said. it will be when they're done with environment. it. Then the humus will be The magazine is aimed at bagged, ready to be spread on As long as there is enough air amateur and professional gardens, orchards, and and moisture, though, and the mycologists alike, and its vineyards across the state. temperature is kept at least 131 offerings will include how-to degrees Fahrenheit to kill weed articles on topics such as Not to be confused with the seeds and pathogens, the good cultivating mushrooms, as well contents of your pita wrap, bacteria and fungi grow like as peer-reviewed technical humus is a soil amendment that crazy. All that's needed to papers. results when wood chips and maintain the high temperature other organic waste are is the activity of the bacteria, Articles in the inaugural issue composted. Humus is stable, which creates heat, and the include "Mushroom Love, meaning that decomposition is plastic bag to keep it in. Morels: Seasonality, complete. It's chock-full of Meditation, Celebration," critters that are beneficial to After seven to 10 days in the complete with recipes, and a plant life. And, in this case, it's bag, the humus is moved by mouthful of a different sort, the approved for use in organic front-end loader into a power scientifically oriented "Myxo- agriculture by the Organic screener, a kind of truck-size mycete Plasmodia and Fruiting Materials Review Institute, a sieve. Pieces a half-inch in Bodies: Unusual Occurrences Eugene based nonprofit. diameter or smaller are ready and User-friendly Study for shipment to area farmers, or Techniques." For more The main work of creating the in bags to retailers. The larger information, see humus takes place in 1O-by- pieces are returned to inoculate www.fungimag.com. 200 foot green plastic Ag-Bags, the next row. which lie side by side, looking Ed. Note: like giant caterpillars or, as Cindy Salter, an agronomist Reprinted from the June, 2008 Pacific Land Clearing manager who consults on the operation, issue of Spore Prints, the Bulletin Glenn Zimmerman puts it, says that there are hundreds of of the Puget Sound Mycological sausages. The process of thousands of tiny species in Society. Britt has been editing the loading the Ag-Bags, healthy humus, and there can NAMA Newsletter and has now Zimmerman says, is "kind of be billions of bacteria per gram struck out on his own with this new like a sausage machine, except of soil. periodical. Do check it out. the machine moves away and the sausage stays put." "Each type serves a different Wood Chips, function in the soil Food Scraps, Inside the bags is a mix of 30 or environment," she says, adding 40 parts carbon (wood chips) to that the microorganisms help Bacteria, and one part nitrogen (fruits and buffer the soil against radical Fungi=Humus vegetables). Nature's Needs fluctuations in temperature and buys the material from pH, which can be bad for By Eric Gold businesses, including AGG plants. Pamplin Media Group, Enterprises, a waste hauler and Feb. 12, 2008 distributor, and Organically The bacteria and fungi live in a Grown, a wholesale organic kind of symbiotic relationship On a 66-acre lot in North Plains, produce distributor, and from with plants, digesting sugars Oregon, just off U. S. Highway individuals. excreted by the roots and 26, a few billion workers toil on returning nitrogen and other a steaming pile of dirt. They The material is shredded and minerals from the soil to the don't mind the cramped and loaded into the bags, which plants. "The organisms are filthy conditions, though: they're have perforated hoses running essentially the stomach of the bacteria. through them, blowing air. If plant," she says, even though there isn't enough air, they are independent Bacteria, fungi, and related Zimmerman says, the nitrogen organisms and live outside the microorganisms, that is. And gets converted to smelly gases plant's body. the pile they're working on isn't 5 The Mushroom Log Salter says that using humus is Clearly a further experiment, more efficient than adding But Hofmann, as often hap- carefully documented as it hap- nitrogen in the form of pens, reserved the greatest af- pened, was in order. fertilizers, since up to 70 fection for what he referred to in percent of that can leach out a remarkable 1980 memoir as On April 19, 1943, he deliber- into groundwater. his "problem child": lysergic ately took a quarter-milligram of acid diethylamide. LSD. Generations of acid-heads "Conventional agriculture is have gotten a belly laugh out of always taking, taking; taking" LSD-25, as it was known when. Hofmann's expectation that he nutrients out of the soil, she Hofmann first synthesized it in could take coherent notes after says. "We haven't really been 1938, was originally just one in absorbing such a massive hit. putting back in everything that a long series of ergot-derived The part of his "trip report" writ- we take out. Compost makes it compounds that he considered ten under the influence is 13 a sustainable loop." promising. He hoped it would words long: "Beginning dizzi- turn out to be an effective ness, feeling of anxiety, visual Reprinted from the March, 2007 "circulatory and respiratory distortions, symptoms of paraly- Spore Prints, Bulletin of the Puget stimulant." In animal tests, a sis, desire to laugh." Even this Sound Mycological Society. modest clinical effect was much was scrawled, he later noted, but mostly the subjects said, "only with great effort." just became "restless." The Nursed through a three-hour Thoughts on Albert batch was discarded. Ergot was trip by a bemused neighbour Hofmann expensive, war was and a country doctor, Hofmann By Colby Cosh approaching, and Hofmann's was surprised to find that he felt employer, Sandoz, was tight- well, even refreshed, and that fisted. No one could have imag- he could remember his The Swiss chemist Albert ined that humans would ever experience in fine detail. Hofmann, who died on Tuesday again synthesize LSD-25. at the age of 102, assembled a From that day forward the so- remarkable track record as an But Hofmann had had a ber, reserved scientist began to investigator - one that stretched "peculiar presentiment," and live a double life. The psychiat- back to the wild-west days of five years later, on April 16, ric profession embraced LSD, chemistry and pharmacy, when 1943, he made more, hardly and in the '50s its power to im- ventilated fume hoods were knowing what he would do with pose the cosmic perspective considered an expensive it. The new batch amounted to and distort the ego showed affectation, occasional self- a speck of a few centigrams. As promise in treating psychosis. experimentation was not only he was finishing up, he was, in While acting as chief consultant permitted but expected, and a the words of the lab report he to this research program, lone individual was involved in later scribbled, "interrupted" by Hofmann became a confidant every stage of drug discovery a feeling of dizziness that and friend to non-academic from conceptualization to obliged him to abandon his experimenters like Aldous fabricating the pills. As a desk and go home, where he Huxley (whose last words on graduate student Hofmann lay down and was regaled with earth were a request for an revealed the structure of insect "an uninterrupted stream of intramuscular jab of LSD). In chitin; later he would master the fantastic pictures, extraordinary later years, he "also had to calm complex chemical world found shapes with intense, freaked-out youths who occa- within ergot [Claviceps kaleidoscopic play of colors." sionally turned up at his office purpurea], a cereal fungus or his home, explaining to one disease with a fantastical range On recovery, it seemed clear to young American girl that her of effects on the human him that he had accidentally plan to secretly dose President nervous system. His ergot- ingested a microscopic amount Lyndon Johnson probably derived "children," as he called of something toxic-something wasn't very practical. them, would include drugs that with a hallucinatory strength per remain in the pharmacopoeia to gram far transcending that of Before long the genie escaped this day: methergine to prevent any known substance. He the bottle. This was largely obstetrical bleeding, the anti- had been working with LSD, so owing to Harvard lecturer dementia vasodilator hydergine, it was the obvious candidate. Timothy Leary, whose dihydergot for migraine. 6 The Mushroom Log experiments with psychedelics, The Straits Times, Singapore, they are quite expensive and which began in 1960, gradually January 14, 2008 via difficult to buy in many parts of strayed further and further http://health.asiaone.com the world. Therefore, the outside the lab. By 1963, cultivated forms of the fungus Hofmann reflected ruefully, Ed. Note: Cordyceps keeps turning are the most popular and widely up in various guises. Perhaps you "The experiments had turned recall Dan Winkler’s articles on the spread. into LSD parties," and Leary cottage industry in Tibet, collecting had become a messiah of LSD. and selling it to the Chinese. This Cultivated Cordyceps, produced Meanwhile, amateur chemists was published in two Logs, here in Singapore by AP Nu- had mastered the intricacies of March/Apr. and May/June of 2005. tripharm, are what is used in the its production, and its influence feed for the chickens that lay outside the controlled setting Many people try to limit or even Cordyceps eggs. was proving ambivalent, though avoid eggs in their diet because surely never quite so evil as of the high cholesterol The idea came about when hysterical newspaper critics concentrated in the yolk. But both companies were seeking made out. eggs aren't about to go out of an alternative to antibiotics in style yet, as researchers animal feeds. Hofmann and Leary had only suggest that eating them one genuine conversation increases both "good" and "There have been concerns all sharing lunch at a train station "bad" cholesterol. over the world about the use of in Lausanne in 1971 after antibiotics to reduce disease Leary's escape from a And then there are egg and boost growth in livestock," California prison. Hofmann lec- producers like Chew's said Dr. Mark Xu, managing tured the American about his Agriculture, right here in director and chief executive publicity-seeking and his Singapore, that work to make officer of AP Nutripharm. dangerous habit of giving LSD the goodness of eggs even to the young. Leary replied, with better. Chew's Agriculture, in "Antibiotic resistance by customary asininity, that doing collaboration with AP microorganisms that cause so was perfectly safe "because Nutripharm, has come up with disease in humans and animals teenagers in the United States, what it says is a world first-the has risen sharply and there's with regard to information and Cordyceps egg. evidence that this resistance is life experience, were promoted by the antibiotics comparable to adult Cordyceps sinensis belongs to given to animals." Europeans." Hofmann left the a family of parasitic fungi that station more confident than attack a species of caterpillar in The chickens were actually fed ever that Leary was a menace- winter. When the caterpillar is with NuV Cordyceps sinensis the man who had led his hibernating, this fungus slowly mycelium, to boost their weight. "problem child" astray. He was eats away at it and, by the end And though there was consider- to die awaiting the day that of winter, the process is able weight gain in the proper research into its healing complete, and the caterpillar chickens, the amount of fungus potential could resume. now looks like a plant. A literal needed for this was far too translation of the Chinese term expensive. But the experiment 1 May 2008. for Cordyceps is "winter worm, showed that cordycepin (an nationalpost.com. summer plant." active Cordyceps compound) did find its way into the eggs, From the May, 2008 The Spore The Chinese discovered the said Dr Xu. Print, The Journal of the Los health benefits of Cordyceps Angeles Mycological Society, sinensis centuries ago when After several experiments with Inc. they noticed that sheep which various amounts of Cordyceps grazed on it were stronger and in the feed, the lab came up ONE-OF-A-KIND healthier. Traditional herbalists with the minimum that, though it then began using the fungus for wouldn't result in much larger EGG curing several diseases. chickens, would allow them to By Josephine Huang lay eggs containing cordycepin Although wild Cordyceps are said to be the most powerful, 7 The Mushroom Log "Cordycepin has proven to per serving, they have fewer By Dave Miller contain anticancer and disease- calories than a rice cake. resistant properties," said Dr A recent issue of the Maine Xu. "As for the Cordyceps eggs, 2. Flavor: Mushrooms have um- Mycological Association’s they have only been launched ami - the fifth taste. They add Newsletter reviewed a last month. So their benefits are savory flavor when paired with fascinating account of Tom yet to be appreciated. other foods. Volk’s April Mushroom of the Month, Profolias downhoki, a "However, this is not a drug. It 3. Vitamin D: an average fungus isolated from a is a food and we are not out to serving of mushrooms contains kangaroo pouch. Even more prove that it has curative 4 percent of the daily value of striking was its ability to turn powers.” vitamin D. No other fresh green in the light because it vegetable or fruit has vitamin D. contained chloroplasts. DNA "Apart from the cordycepin analysis revealed its chloroplast nutrients, the eggs are 30% 4. Good for you: Mushrooms' DNA was related to that of lower than ordinary eggs in antioxidant capacity is mosses. They cultured it on cholesterol and have a comparable to that of brightly kangaroo dextrose agar (KDA). dramatically improved texture colored vegetables such as Intrigued, and always on the with a smooth, 'bouncier' white tomatoes, zucchini, carrots, red lookout for “cutting edge” and sweeter yolk." peppers and broccoli. science for Log fodder, I clicked on Tom’s “references” and That might explain why they are 5. Hold the burger: Data found the whole thing to be an pricier. Chew's Cordyceps suggest if men substituted a 4- elaborate April Fool’s joke. I Eggs, available at Shop n Save, ounce grilled portabella took solace that quite a few Prime, Cold Storage, NTUC mushroom for a 4-ounce grilled others had been duped. Fairprice and some organic hamburger over the course of a Despite this bit of tomfoolery shops, retail at $3.95 for a pack year, and didn't change (Groan!), I highly recommend of six (Ed. Note: that’s anything else, they could save you consult his website Singapore Dollars!). That's more than 18,000 calories and TomVolkFungi.net Just be about twice the price you would nearly 3,000 grams of fat. wary of April’s Fungus of the usually pay for 10 eggs. That's the equivalent of 5.3 Month. pounds, or 30 sticks of butter. From the March, 2008 issue of 28 April 2008. Mushroomcoun- Spore Prints, the Bulletin of the cil.com. Puget Sound Mycological Society. From the May, 2008 issue of The Spore Print, The Journal of the Los Five Things You Angeles Mycological Society. Didn't Know Articles for the next newsletter About Mushrooms Deadline –Sept. 25 Close-up of leaves and Margo Kraus, a registered dieti- crabapples of Crataegus, tian and consultant for The David Miller infected by cedar-apple rust. Mushroom Council, advises: 352 W. College St. The fungus grows into long Oberlin, OH 44074 finger-like projections emerging David.H.Miller@oberlin.edu from the fruit. These release 1. 20 calories: Just a handful of mushrooms may be nature's thousands of orange spores, hidden treasure for healthier the accumulation of which can meals. Mushrooms have The Saga of be seen on the leaves below essential nutrients that are good the crabapples. Profolias downhoki for heart health and help boost immunity. With just 20 calories 8 The Mushroom Log Calendar of Events Aug. or Sept. Mini-foray. Outdoor mushroom hike and OMS Events Chance Creek, Lorain Co. mushroom display. Metroparks, depending on Conducted by Walt Email Jerry at weather! Sturgeon. Free. email@example.com Dave Miller (440) 774-8143. to receive notification of Sept. 13th (S ) Beaver Creek impromptu events. Check Oct. 5 (Sun.) Mini-Foray— State Park, at the Nature your most recent issue of Grove’s Woods, Trumbull Center, 5 hour mushroom the Mushroom Log for Co., Pete & Pauline Munk. workshop, conducted by event updates and for (440) 236-9222. See page 1 Walt Sturgeon. Registration more detailed information. for details and Fee, contact the Nature Please plan to join us. All Center or Park Office.(330) mini-and morel forays are Email Jerry as instructed 385-3091. subject to cancellation. above. Call first to confirm. Sept. 20 (Sat.)—Western PA Please bring a whistle and th Mushroom Club’s 7 Annual compass and RSVP the Oct. 11-12 Fall Foray, Gary Lincoff Mid-Atlantic host so they have Little Beaver Creek Nature Mushroom Foray, North Park cancellation flexibility. Center at Beaver Creek PA. $25 for WPMC members, State Park, near Calcutta $50 non-members.See their OH. Details on page 1. website www.wpamushroomclub.org Other impromptu mini forays, Questions? John Stuart, Sat. Nov.15th. Annual Dick Pres. of WPMC as follows: Grimm Banquet. Buckeye firstname.lastname@example.org Lake Yacht Club. Details An open invitation to anyone tba. who wants to mushroom hunt in Fredericktown. Call National & More Dick Grimm (740) 694-0782, Ohio & Regional and if he’s available and there are mushrooms in the September 18-21---2008 woods, he will go. NAMA Foray in McCall, ID . Aug. 10th(S ) Scenic Vista See their website, Park, Wayne Bridge Rd., just www.namyco.org, for west of Lisbon, 2:00-4:00. details Membership Application for the Ohio Mushroom Society 9 The Mushroom Log NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP TELEPHONE FAX EMAIL ADDRESS Enclosed please find check or money order: $10.00 (family) annual _____ $125 life ______________ enrolling me in the Ohio Mushroom Society. My interests are: Mushroom Eating/Cookery Photography Nature Study Mushroom ID Cultivation Other (specify) Would you like to be an OMS volunteer? In what way? How did you hear about our group?_________________________________________________ SIGNATURE May OMS provide your name to other mushroom related businesses? Yes____No Return form and money to: Ohio Mushroom Society, c/o Jerry Pepera, P. O. Box 1075, Chardon, OH 44024 Reminders: Please send your E-mail and mailing address changes to Jerry Pepera at the above address. 10 The Mushroom Log 2008 Ohio Mushroom Society Volunteers Chairman Newsletter Editor Program Planners Hospitality Co-chairs Walt Sturgeon Dave Miller Walt Sturgeon Janet & Jack Sweigart (330) 426-9833 (440) 774-8143 (330) 426-9833 (419) 634-7216 email@example.com David.H.Miller@oberlin.edu firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Treasurer/Membership/ All-round Special Person Daphne Vasconcelos Sharon Greenberg Circulation Dick Grimm (614) 475-4144 (330) 457-2345 Jerry Pepera (740) 694-0782 vasconcelosD@battelle.org firstname.lastname@example.org. (440) 354-4774 email@example.com ne firstname.lastname@example.org Pete & Pauline Munk Cleveland Metroparks (440) 236-9222 Jack-of-All-Trades Liason email@example.com Dick Doyle Debra Shankland (740) 587-0019 (440) 526-1012 Lake MetroParks Liaison firstname.lastname@example.org dks@clevelandmetroparks. Jennifer Harvey com (440) 256-2106 Corresponding Sec’y email@example.com Joe Christian om (419) 757-4493 firstname.lastname@example.org 11 The Mushroom Log Ohio Mushroom Society The Mushroom Log Circulation and Membership Jerry Pepera, P. O. Box 1075 Chardon, OH 44024 Editor Dave Miller 352 W. College St. Oberlin, OH 44074 www.ohiomushroom.org The Mushroom Log, the official newsletter of the Ohio Mushroom Society, is published bi-monthly throughout the year. Contributions of articles and ideas for columns are always welcome. Articles may be edited for length and content. Non-copyrighted articles may be reprinted without permission in other mushroom club publications, DATED MATERIAL provided that The Mushroom Log is credited. We Address service requested. Return postage guaranteed. appreciate receiving a copy of the publication.
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