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September Meeting: CMS Annual Cook & Taste/Photo Contest

September 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Photo Contest:

This year the CMS Photo Contest will be held during the September meeting, along with the Cook-and-Taste. To be eligible to enter the photo contest you must be a member of CMS. You may enter up to 3 (three) entries into each category.

The categories (in alphabetical order) are:
– Anything Goes
– Artistic
– Documentary

Any photograph entered must have a clear link to mycology, CMS, or mushrooms in general.
Photographs should be limited in size to 1920 x 1080 (the resolution of the projector we use).
To enter a photo in the contest, attach the photo to an email to: cmsphotocontests@gmail.org

All entries must have been sent by midnight, August 31. To be a judge for the contest, bring a laptop computer, smart pad, or smart phone capable of connecting to the Internet to the September meeting.

Good Luck!

Cook & Taste:

6:30 pm — Mushroom ID & Cook and Taste Setup
7:00 pm — Meeting (and Eating) Begins Promptly (If you are bringing food, please arrive before 7 p.m.)

Members are encouraged to bring a mushroom dish to share with other members. Only the following mushroom species may be used:

Boletus barrowsii, Boletus edulis

Cantharellus cibarius

Commercial mushrooms from a grocery

Coprinus comatus

Dentinum repandum (Hydnum repandum)

Flammulina velutipes

Hydnum lmbricatum (Sarcondon imbricatus)

Lactarius deliciosus

Marasmius oreades

Matsutake – Tricholoma magnivelare or Tricholoma caligatum

Morchella angusticeps

Pleurotus ostreatus

Albatrellus Ovinus, Albatrellus Contluens

All the dishes brought to the Cook & Taste must follow these rules:
All mushrooms must be well cooked. Raw mushrooms will not be allowed in any dish. Use only one species of mushroom in each dish. A written recipe prominently showing the species of mushroom in the dish and the cook’s name MUST accompany each dish.

Leccinum species are not allowed.

If you have a supply of a good, common edible species of mushroom, but it isn’t on the list above, call Marilyn Shaw at 303-377-1278. All exceptions must be approved in advance of the Cook & Taste. Those who have no time to cook or cannot cook may bring drinks, desserts, salads, or bread (prepared food from the grocery is fine.) Here are a couple Websites for fabulous recipe ideas. http://www.cmsweb.org http://hazeldellmushrooms.com

If you have any questions, give the Cook and Taste Coordinator a call: Karen Ryan 303- 355 -5966 or email at ka1299@aol.com

See you then!


September 11, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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