MMS Meeting

MMS Meeting

October 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting (Zoom)

Mushroom Photography and the MMS Photo Contest with Howard Goltz

Now that’s a truffle!!

Howard, our photo contest coordinator will present the 2021 MMS Photo Contest Rules, followed by tips on photographing mushrooms with exemplary examples of winners from past years’ contests. Other photographers will be encouraged to add their insights.

Howard grew up in North Mankato on the Minnesota River enjoying woodlands, wetlands, meadows and seasonal Morel ‘forays’ with his family. Following his graduation from the U of MN and a 45-year career as a ‘healthcare’ architect, his (literal) focus returned to nature, joining the Minnesota Mycological Society in 2011 and serving as Board Secretary 2015-2018 and now as Photo Contest Coordinator. He is also a member of the North American Mycological Association, where he serves as Board Secretary.

He and his wife Janet paint mushrooms as members of the Great River Chapter of Botanical Art and the American Society of Botanical Art. Their home abuts a 2,565 acre park reserve in Bloomington MN where many of his 10,000+ mushroom photos were taken.

A Zoom link to access this meeting along with instructions and password will be emailed to MMS members.

This meeting is free and open to the public.  If you are not a member, contact to get details on how to join this virtual meeting.  Please do so no later than an hour before the meeting.

If you haven’t used Zoom before and don’t want to miss anything, you may want to click on the meeting link to download Zoom and familiarize yourself with it at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting.

How to join a Zoom meeting – You do not need a Zoom account, but you will need the Zoom app installed on your desktop or mobile device. You can either download the Zoom app in advance here. Or, you will be automatically prompted to download and install the Zoom app when you click on a meeting link for the first time. You can also join a test meeting at any time at  Watch a video on how to join a Zoom meeting here.