Membership in the MMS is open to everyone

Annual dues with an electronic newsletter are $15 for students, $20 for individuals, and $25 for households. If you want a postal newsletter, the membership dues are $35 for students, $40 for individuals, and $45 for households. Memberships are on a calendar year basis and renewals are due in January of each year.

MMS Membership benefits include:

  • Organized collecting trips during the mushroom fruiting season
  • Quarterly newsletter updating members on club events and topical news
  • Lectures by invited mycologists and experts
  • Identification workshops
  • Annual photo contest
  • Pot luck dinner, awards banquet, picnic foray, cooking demo, and holiday celebration

If you are new to the MMS or have been a member in the past but do not have a currently active membership, you must download the MMS Membership Form.  Complete the application, sign the included waiver and mail with your check(s) to the address listed or bring to one of our meetings. We require everyone who participates in MMS activities to read and sign the waiver that is included with the membership form. This waiver protects you and the MMS by informing you of the potential risks involved.

Active members can renew online:
Go to online renewal below, select your membership option from the dropdown list, and then click on the “Pay Now” button.  You will then be taken to PayPal’s secure site where you will have the option of paying with a PayPal account or a credit or debit card.

NAMA Association Discount
The MMS is affiliated with the North American Mycological Society (NAMA). MMS members joining NAMA through our organization pay a discounted NAMA membership fee of $25 for an individual NAMA membership with electronic newsletter, and $40 for an individual or family NAMA membership with hard copy newsletter. Additional information about NAMA can be found at

MMS Members Yahoo Group
Have you joined the MMS Yahoo Group? This is a great way to stay in touch between meetings, arrange car pools for forays, or to share pictures and ask questions.

Membership Renewal