October 2020 Meeting
Monday, October 19th at 7:30 p.m.
Online meeting using Zoom
Speaker: Denis R Benjamin, MD
Program: "Mushroom Edibility; Myths and Misunderstandings"
LAMS sponsors different types of events:


7:30 p.m. - The regular monthly meeting held on the third Monday of each month, except February, for the season October through May, at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Most meetings are free and open to the public.

6:00 p.m. - The beginner mushroom class held before each monthly meeting, in the same room as the regular monthly meeting. This class is restricted to current LAMS members.

Annual and Seasonal
  • The Annual Mushroom Fair held in February will be at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. This event is free after paying for admission to the Arboretum.
  • Mushroom forays held when conditions are right at various locations to gather, learn about, and identify wild mushrooms. These will be announced to current LAMS members first, and if there is space available, to the general public.
To start or renew your LAMS membership see our Membership page.