Meany Lodge Mushroom Weekend - Fri 10/29- Sun 10/31/2021

Meany Lodge Mushroom Weekend - Fri 10/29- Sun 10/31/2021

Spend a weekend learning about mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest with experts from the Puget Sound Mycological Society and the Mountaineers. Go on forays, learn to identify mushrooms, attend cooking seminars and eat mushrooms breakfast, lunch and dinner at Meany Lodge.

  • When: Fri, Oct 29, 2021 - Sun, Oct 31, 2021
  • Committee: Meany Lodge


Adult member (age 14+) $220.00
Adult non-member (age 14+) $240.00
Youth member (age 13-) $220.00
Youth non-member (age 13-) $240.00

Join The Mountaineers and the Puget Sound Mycological Society at Meany Lodge for the resumption of our annual Mushroom Weekend October 29 – 31!

This is the perfect place to learn everything you ever wanted to know about mushrooms.  Join us as we forage for local mushrooms, learn how to use fungi in and out of the kitchen, eat a variety of delicious mushroom meals and meet with others who love mushrooms as much as you do.

Your weekend will include:

  • Meals, lodging and programming included in the price of your stay
  • Lectures, field trips and mushroom cooking seminars
  • A mushroom kit to create delicious mushroom meals at home

Books and waterproof mushroom identification keys will be available for purchase. 

This year we’re limiting participation to 60 fully vaccinated guests with sign up for only the full weekend, Friday and Saturday nights.  So don’t delay registering.  This year’s registration is $220/person.

After you register for the weekend, please email a copy of your vaccination card to  Please include the name you registered under and that you are attending Mushroom Weekend

We will put your record into our Mushroom Weekend roster and have it available for cross referencing when you check in at the lodge.  After the event, we will discard this information.

Fine Print:  We will be conducting this event in full compliance with all Covid-19 requirements in place at the time of the event.

For questions, contact the Lodge Chair, Chuck Welter at


  • Basket, box, or large paper bags to carry your treasures AND small WAX PAPER sandwich bags for individual small collection mushrooms.
  • Thermos to fill with warm liquid 
  • Hand warmers, rubber gloves (to keep hands dry), and mittens
  • Warm clothing and rain gear
  • Wear a bright color because it's hunting season and you want to be seen!
  • A knife for cutting mushrooms.
  • A whistle (A MUST) - Used if you get lost or lose your group.
  • Footwear suitable for wet conditions.


A Northwest Forest pass is required for all vehicles on forest service land. You can purchase them at most sporting goods stores, a ranger station, or at our Seattle Program Center.

First-time Meany visitors are encouraged to check out the Lodge's Guest Information page, but here is a minimum list of items for an overnight stay at Meany:

  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Towel and toiletries
  • Lodge shoes (i.e., slippers)
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Change of clothing

White mushroom cluster growing out of green moss


We will be conducting this event in full compliance with all Covid-19 requirements in place at the time of the event.