New Mexico Mycological Society Annual Foray

  • Dates: 26-29 August, 2o1o
  • Location: Sipapu Ski Resort
  • Original Foray Notice


  • David Lewis - Gulf States Mycological Society - 2009 Recipient of NAMA's Award for Contributions to Amateur Mycology.
  • Walt Sundberg - Emeritus Professor at Southern Illinois University. 2001 Recipient of NAMA's Award for Contributions to Amateur Mycology.

    Foray Fee:

  • The fee of $80 per person covered Foray activities and 7 meals (Friday breakfast through Sunday breakfast).
  • Participants were responsible for reserving their lodging separately (see Lodging Details below).
  • Lodging Details:

  • Two blocks of rooms were reserved for NM Mycological Society members at special rates.
  • The Hotel Rooms were $59/night, and Suites were $75.
  • A bonus for booking either type of room was that Foray participants paid for 2 nights and got the 3rd night without charge.
  • To secure a room at these special rates, participants needed to call before July 26 and identify themselves as a NM Mycological Society members.
  • Our contact at Sipapu was Lisa Lopez, whom we could contact Monday-Friday between 08:30 & 16:00 at 800-587-2240 ext 204.


  • Hotel rooms have 2 queen beds, full bath, but no kitchen (i.e. no fridge & no coffee pot).
  • Suites have 2 queen beds, full bath, living room, and kitchenette (with fridge).
  • There were 16 hotel rooms and 8 suites reserved for this Foray.
  • For the Frugal Forayer, Sipapu also has campsites for $9/night and RV sites for $19 (2o1o prices).
  • There is no phone service at Sipapu, and Cellular signals are absent or weak.

    Foray Schedule

  • Foray Ckeck-in was on Thursday, Aug 26, beginning at 5 pm
  • As is traditional with NMMS Forays, participants were responsible for their own meals on Thursday. The Restaurant at Sipapu was open until 8pm.
  • List of Participants
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