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2014 Calendar
Mushroom Hunts Open to the Public

MMHC offers a number of events throughout the mushroom hunting season. Additionally it hosts an annual Spring potluck and meeting, a winter gathering and off-season seminars open to all members. For information concerning upcoming public events just click on one of the buttons below. Please note that these public hunts represent only about 20% of the hunts that are held by and available to our club members. For information regarding membership in the MMHC please click here.

From time-to-time changes need to be made to the schedule and are not always reflected on this page. We recommend that if you are going to be attending a hunt you contact the hunt leader to verify the date, time, and location of the hunt.


mushroomIf you have never been involved in mushroom hunting in the past and are wondering about what to bring to a foray (hunt) just click here for a list of suggestions.

The following MMHC hunts and other events are open to the general public.
 

 

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Class

Monday, April 14th from 1:00  pm to 3:00 pm 

Isabella County Commission on Aging, Room B, 2200 South Lincoln Road, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 48858

We will take a look at Spring Mushrooms found in Isabella County, the most frequent one of course, is the elusive Morel. Learn about various kinds of morels and some other spring edibles. Using photographs we will take a look at a variety of cooking techniques and some gourmet dishes. Please bring your recipes to share. Presented by Sister Marie Kopin in conjunction with MMHC (mkopin@winntel.net, 989-772-9453). There will be a follow-up hunt May 7th , 1:00 p.m. at Deerfield County Park with free admission to the park. Meet at the Fussman pavilion. Go to http://www.isabellacounty.org/parks-information/deerfield-nature-park  and click on “directions to park” for a Google map of the location.

http://www.isabellacounty.org/dept/coa

Click lower left on “2200 South Lincoln Rd” for map

Instructor: Sister Marie Kopin - 989-772-9453 or mkopin@winntel.net

Foray (hunt)

Saturday, April 26th at 8:30 a.m.

Lapeer State Game Area -Click here to get directions courtesy of Google Maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 2311 BYERS RD, LAPEER, MI

Meet at the 1st parking lot on the right, in the woods.

Hunt leaders: Jim Provci (734) 673-8197 or jamesprovci@wowway.com & Roger Evans (248) 380-8630 or fuzzyroger@aol.com

Foray (hunt)

Thursday, May 1st at 5:00 p.m.

Sleepy Hollow State Park - in conjunction with the Recreation 101 Program

The park is located at 7835 E. Price Road, Laingsburg, MI 48848-9438. From US-127 north of Lansing, take Exit 91 to Price Road and head east. Recreation Passport Required

Hunt leader: Sister Marie Kopin, 989-772-9453
Contact Person: Jacquelyn Baker, BakerJ11@michigan.gov

Foray (hunt)

Saturday, May 3rd at 8:30 a.m.

Lapeer State Game Area -Click here to get directions courtesy of Google Maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 2311 BYERS RD, LAPEER, MI

Meet at the 1st parking lot on the right, in the woods.

Hunt leader: Antoine Delaforterie - (248)506-9008 cell phone or antoineindetroit@yahoo.com

Foray (hunt)

Wednesday, May 7th at 1:00 p.m.

Fussman Pavillion - Deerfield County Park
2425 W. Remus Road, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Click here for a map.

Hunt Leader: Sister Marie Kopin - 989-772-9453 or mkopin@winntel.net

Foray (hunt)

Lewiston Morel Hunt, May 9th - 11th Start times vary.

Click here for detailed information concerning this weekend adventure.

Foray (hunt)

Tuesday, May 13th at 6:00 p.m.

7 Lakes State Park in Genesee County - in conjunction with the Recreation 101 Program

The park is located at 14390 Fish Lake Road, Holly, MI 48442. Click here for directions to the park.

Hunt leader: Sister Marie Kopin, 989-772-9453
Contact Person: Jacquelyn Baker, BakerJ11@michigan.gov

Foray (hunt)

Wednesday, May 21st at 10:30 a.m.

East Tawas area Conservation District Woodland. Click here for directions to the site.

Hunt leader: Sister Marie Kopin, 989-772-9453
Contact Person: Andrew Beebe, andrew.beebe@macd.org

Foray (hunt)

Sunday, June 29th at 9:00 a.m. (Potluck)

Highland Recreation Area - Goose Meadows picnic area inside the park

Click here to get directions courtesy of Google Maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address:  5200 E. HIGHLAND RD. WHITE LAKE, MI

The club will furnish plates, silverware, cups, etc. There will be a planning meeting for the 2014 Fungus Fest following lunch.

Hunt leader: Phil Tedeschi (734) 355-0359 or philt@umich.edu 

Foray (hunt)

Saturday, July 12th at 9:00 a.m.

7 Lakes Recreation Area

Click here to get directions courtesy of Google Maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 14399 FISH LAKE RD. HOLLY, MI

Meet inside the Park at Dickinson Lake Parking Lot (by the restrooms).

Hunt leaders: Jerry Watson (248)528-0802 or jlw1112ster@gmail.com and Roger Evans (248)380-8630 fuzzyroger@aol.com

Foray (hunt)

Wednesday, July 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Kids Mushroom Hunt - Deerfield Nature Park, Isabella County, 2425 W Remus Rd. Mt Pleasant, MI 48858.

Free Admission

Click here for directions.

Click here to read a description of the park.

Meet at Fussman Pavilion. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Call 989.317.4083 to register.

Hunt leader: Sister Marie Kopin, 989-772-9453, cell 989-621-7940

Foray (hunt)

Lewiston Chanterelle Hunt, August 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

Watch this page for details.

Click here to get directions courtesy of Google Maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 49089 SAILING AVE. LEWISTON, MI

Meet in the Redwood Inn parking lot at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. on Sunday

Hunt leader: Jerry Watson - (248) 528-0802 or jlw1112ster@gmail.com

Foray (hunt)

Saturday, August 23rd at 9:00 a.m.

Highland Recreation Area - Goose Meadows picnic area inside the park

Click here to get directions courtesy of Google Maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address:  5200 E. HIGHLAND RD. WHITE LAKE, MI

Hunt leader: Diane Pruden (248) 676-0196 or dianepruden@gmail.com

Also

Saturday, August 23rd, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Forest Walk: Learning to Identify & Eat Mushrooms

Presented in connection with the Naturapathic Institute of Therapies and Education (NITE)

Seminar, Handout, Forays in near-by areas, Identification, Bring your own lunch and beverages, and snacks to share. Wild Mushroom Soup will be Provided.

Location: Symbiosis Ranch, South and a little West of Mt. Pleasant, MI near the corner of Wing and Vandecar roads. Meet at Pavilion. Call 989-773-3636 for specific driving directions when you register. Register at least one week ahead by calling 989-773-3636, charge is $59.00 for non-MMHC members.

Call for specific direction to the site.

Presenter and Hunt Leader: Sister Marie Kopin, 989-772-9453, cell 989-621-7940

Foray (hunt)

Thursday, August 28th, 9:30 a.m. to Noon

Fourth Thursday Nature Preserve Mushroom Walk at Halls Lake, Isabella County

In connection with the Chippewa Watershed Nature Conservancy, meet at corner of Old State Road and W. Broadway in parking lot.

Click here for directions and property description.

Click here for program description.

Hunt Leader: Sister Marie Kopin, 989-772-9453, cell 989-621-7940

Foray (hunt)

Saturday, August 30th at 10:00 a.m.

P.J. Hoffmaster State Park, Muskegon

Click here to get directions from the US-31 and I-96 interchange; courtesy of Google Maps. If traveling north on I-96, take Exit 4 and follow signs to park entrance, then follow the entry road to the parking lot where it ends.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 6585 LAKE HARBOR RD., NORTON SHORES, MI

Hunt leader: Phil Tedeschi (734) 355-0359 or philt@umich.edu

Foray (hunt)

Sunday, August 31st at 10:00 a.m.

Howard Christiansen Nature Center, Kent City

Click here for directions from Cedar Springs courtesy of Google maps.

Driving directions: take I-96 to US-131, Go North on US-131 to the M-46/17 Mile Rd. exit, Go West on M-46 to Red Pine Drive, go North on Red Pine, Red Pine jogs left along 18 Mile Rd. Use the second entrance to the center. If possible, make a small donation to the center which is a private nature center.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 16190 RED PINE DR. KENT CITY, MI

Hunt leader: Phil Tedeschi (734) 355-0359 or philt@umich.edu

Foray (hunt)

Upper Peninsula Foray - September 5th through the 8th

Details will be provided here as we get closer to the September time frame. Keep and eye on this page or contact the hunt leader for more information.

Hunt leader: Jerry (248) 528-0802 or jlw1112ster@gmail.com

Foray (hunt)

Saturday, September 13th, 10 a.m. to Noon

Sylvan Solace Chippewa Nature Conservancy Preserve

Meet at parking lot. Click here for a description and driving directions.

Hunt Leader: Sister Marie Kopin, 989-772-9453, cell 989-621-7940

and

Waterloo Recreation Area - Saturday, September 13th at 9:00 a.m.

Click here for directions from Chelsea, MI (I-94 exit 159) courtesy of Google maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 5700 BUSH RD., CHELSEA, MI

Meet at the Eddy Discovery Center in the first parking lot.

Hunt leader: Phil Tedeschi (734) 355-0359 or philt@umich.edu

Foray (hunt)

Monday - September 22nd from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Fall Foray, Identification, and Potluck at Deerfield Nature Park2425 W Remus Rd., Mt Pleasant, MI 48858.

Meet at Fussman Pavillion, free admission. Register by calling 989.317.4083.

Click here for directions to the park.

Hunt leader: Sister Marie Kopin, 989-772-9453, cell 989-621-7940

FUNGUS FEST - hunts, seminars, luncheon, educational programs

Friday, September 26th through Sunday, September 28th

Proud Lake Recreation Area - this is a large event and details will be posted here as they become available.

An Evening with Taylor Lockwood - Friday, September 26.

Click here to get directions courtesy of Google Maps.

Hunt leaders: Phil Tedeschi - (734) 355-0359 or philt@umich.edu
Huafang Su - (248) 342-6631 or huafangxiojie@aol.com
Antoine Delaforterie - (248)506-9008 cell phone or antoineindetroit@yahoo.com

Foray (hunt)

Saturday, October 4th at 10:00 a.m.

P.J. Hoffmaster State Park, Muskegon

Click here to get directions from the US-31 and I-96 interchange; courtesy of Google Maps. If traveling north on I-96, take Exit 4 and follow signs to park entrance, then follow the entry road to the parking lot where it ends.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 6585 LAKE HARBOR RD., NORTON SHORES, MI

Hunt leader: Phil Tedeschi (734) 355-0359 or philt@umich.edu

and

Saturday, October 4th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Potluck

Mushroom Hunt, Identification, & Potluck @ CMU Neithercut Woodlands

Location:off M-115 north of intersection of US 10. Click here for more detail.

Hunt leader: Sister Marie Kopin, 989-772-9453, cell 989-621-7940

Foray (hunt)

Sunday, October 5th at 10:00 a.m.

Muskegon State Park, Muskegon

Click here to get directions from the US-31 and I-96 interchange; courtesy of Google Maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 462 SCENIC DR. MUSKEGON, MI

Meet at the Winter Sport Lodge across from the Campground entrance on Scenic Drive 1/8 mile West of Fenner Rd.

Hunt leader: Phil Tedeschi (734) 355-0359 or philt@umich.edu

Foray (hunt)

Saturday, October 11th at 10:00 a.m.  

Algonac State Park - Click here to  get directions courtesy of Google Maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 8270 MARSH RD., CLAY, MI

Meet at the parking lot on Marsh Rd. between Swartout Rd. and Benoit Rd.

Hunt leader: Jim Provci (734) 673-8197 or jamesprovci@wowway.com

Foray (hunt)

Saturday, November 1st at 10:00 a.m.

Hell, MI (Fralick Woods) - Potluck

Click here to get directions from Pinckney, MI courtesy of Google Maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: BETWEEN 3470 & 3770 PATERSON LAKE RD.,. PINCKNEY, MI

Meet the parking lot on the north side of Patterson Lake Rd. about ½ mile east of Hell.

Hunt leader: Phil Tedeschi (734) 355-0359 or philt@umich.edu

Foray (hunt)

Saturday, November 8th at 10:00 a.m.

Highland Recreation Area - Potluck

Click here to get directions courtesy of Google Maps.

For directions using MapQuest use the address: 2705 E. LIVINGSTON RD., HIGHLAND, MI

Meet at the Mountain Bike Staging Area parking lot on Livingston Rd.

Hunt leaders:
Jim Provci - (734) 673-8197 or jamesprovci@wowway.com
Lenny Tomaszewski (248) 310-9232 or vonlen1@aol.com