Mark your calendars now for the 22ed annual Gary Lincoff Foray. Registration will open at a later date, but here are the events we’re planning for that weekend:

Friday, September 23 – Pre-Foray Walk at Cook Forest State Park, with Park Ranger Dale Luthringer. There is no charge for this walk, but you will be responsible for your own transportation and lunch.

Saturday, September 24 – 22ed Annual Gary Lincoff Foray at The Lodge in Allegheny County’s North Park.

Guest speakers include Arleen and Alan Bessette. Activities will include:

  • Guided morning walks
  • Mushroom display tables
  • Book-Signing / Meet & Greet
  • Auction, Sales Tables & Vendors
  • Cooking Demonstration
  • Mushroom Feast
  • Table Walk

Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club cooks will prepare a Mushroom Feast with dozens of unique mushroom dishes to delight your taste buds.

Guest Mycologists​

Alan E. Bessette, professional mycologist and emeritus professor of biology, has published numerous papers and more than twenty books.
Arleen R. Bessette, mycologist and botanical photographer, has published several papers and sixteen books.


Registration will open in 2022

For more info, contact the Foray Chair:
[email protected]