Friends of Fungi

Friends of Fungi Mycology Club promotes the understanding of, and an appreciation for, fungi in general and those fungi found in Tenhave Woods, Cummingston Park, and other local urban woods. This group is open to anyone who wants to learn more about fungi which includes mushrooms.

Nature Walks

There are monthly public walks from April through October. The walks are usually held on the 4th Saturday of the month.  For the walk schedule, please visit our Nature Walks Page.  The walks are free and preregistration is not required.


The Mycology Club meet on Wednesday's at the Royal Oak Senior Center (3500 Marais) beginning at 7:00 p.m. in November, January, February and March. The programs are free and preregistration is not required. Everyone is welcome.   

The “Friends of Fungi Mycology Club” will meet on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the Royal Oak Senior Center (3500 Marais) beginning at 7:00 pm at The topic will be slime molds, fascinating organisms which are common in our woods and gardens. Once thought to be fungi, they now have a kingdom of their own. Mary Fredricks, mycologist for the Nature Society, will present her slide show, “Slime Molds: On the Move in Woods and Gardens.”  There is no charge or pre-registration and everyone is welcome.

If you are interested in more information, please contact Mary Fredricks.


View some of the fungi photos taken by Mary Fredericks:

Reference Books

Mary has put together a List of Reference Books (PDF) that she uses to learn about and identify fungi. For a much more comprehensive list, visit the MykoWeb Website.