Forays

Bring a dish to pass and share. If you do not wish to participate in sharing, please pack your own lunch and snacks. Bring your own water or beverage. SVMS provides paper plates, napkins and utensils.

Greenwood Park Foray

Trail maps are available on Broome County park website.   Parking in lot-walk down to shelter.  Bring a dish to pass and share for lunch, your own beverage or pack your own lunch if you prefer.  Picnic tables are available at this location.


Littlefield Foray

Bring your basket to forage for fungi!  Bring a “dish to pass and share” for lunch, your own beverage and chair, or pack your own lunch if you prefer.

There will be multiple foray trails and there is a good track record of this location providing a wealth of mushroom varieties this time of year. In past year edible mushrooms have been found and cooked on site.

Directions: From Binghamton, go to I88 and get off at Exit 3 in Port Crane. Take a left at the stop sign and stay on 369E, which changes into Route 79. we are approximately 5 3/4 miles past State Park (Lilly Lake) and 3/4 mile before you get to “Windy Hill Candle Factory”, on Route 79.

The foray will last until 3pm and is rain or shine. The cottage will provide plenty of cover in case of rain and has a stove. Please bring a dish to pass. Contact phone number : 607-648-4625 with any questions


Hammond Foray – Owego, NY

Meet at the Hammond Estate at 9:30am. Bring your basket to forage for fungi! Bring a “dish to pass, and share”, your own beverage and chair or pack your lunch if you prefer.

This foray is usually very productive in number of finds and range of species. Two different foray paths are offered. Linda’s estate provides a variety of ecologies from hardwoods to evergreens, forest to field. Covered area’s are available so this is a rain or shine event.

Also: We will have a microscope and things to see .

Directions: From Rte. 17, take Owego Exit 64 and at the end of the exit, follow sign toward Rte. 96. Cross the Owego bridge and bear right at the light, then turn left onto Main St./Rte. 17C. Go approximately 2 miles and turn right onto Glen Mary Drive. Take the first left, Catlin Hill Road, and bear left onto Swartlick Road. We are at the end of the second left off Swartlick Road.

GPS: N42 5.9961, W76 21.2948
Deg/Min: 42.099935 N, 76.354913 W
Lat/Log: N 42dd 5mm 59ss, W 76dd 21mm 17ss

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