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Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz

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General Agency Information
Name:Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz
Alternate Name(s):FFSC
Address:P.O. Box 82
Santa Cruz, CA  95063-0082
Hotline:831-684-2275
Website:www.ffsc.us
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:See Meeting Hours
Description:Registered California nonprofit corporation dedicated to the pursuit and enjoyment of fungi. Hold monthly meetings, usually open to public, which often involve bringing in outside experts to address the group. Publish a monthly newsletter for members which contains educational articles, announcements, and a calendar of events. Members are sometimes called upon to identify mushrooms in cases of suspected mushroom poisonings.

FEES: $25 to join, $20 to renew

AREAS SERVED: Monterey County, San Jose and Santa Cruz County
Mission:Purpose is to educate members and to hold meetings, field trips, and special events which promote education.
Programs:When weather permits, hold field trips to collect and identify wild fungi. The field trips range from local forays to weekend events in the Sierras and north coast areas.

Beginning/Intermediate and Advanced Classes such as Mushroom Identification.

Assist and help with the production, collecting, and staffing of the annual Fungus Fair held in January.
Meetings:3rd Wednesday of each month, 7pm from September to May at Harvey West Scout House, 191 Harvey West Blvd., Santa Cruz. See calendar on web site for additional dates and locations.

Publications:Duff, monthly newsletter
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:See Description Notes
Funding Source:Memberships
Proceeds from Sales
 
Subject Headings
 Field Trips/Excursions
Private Nonprofits
Public Awareness/Education
This record last modified December 2, 2013

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