Illinois Mycological Association

The IMA is a mushroom hunting club that holds monthly meetings and frequent forays to look for wild mushrooms. The monthly programs are open to the public. We welcome you to attend and learn more about fungi and the wild mushrooms of Illinois and the Chicago region. About us. Join us.

Our Annual Mushroom Show is Sunday of Labor Day weekend at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Watch this video featuring the 2016 show.
Speakers: Stephanie Kowalyk, Andy Wilson, Alan Rockefeller.
Video created by James Strzelinski, Spiel.
Published on Nov 24, 2016.

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Promotional video by the Illinois Mycological Association.
Speakers: Patrick Leacock, Tom Volk, and Britt Bunyard.
Video created by James Strzelinski, Spiel.
Interview assistance by Rebecca Fyffe.
Published on Feb 4, 2014.

Join the Illinois Mycological Association.
Locate mushroom clubs in your state.

The Illinois Mycological Association is dedicated to promoting mycology among members and the public. Educational activities include monthly meetings, seasonal forays, other events, and the annual mushroom show.

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Photo by John Kowalyk