Matsutake Hunting at the Oregon Coast

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Oct. 21–22, 2023
Cost: $50
411 NW Flanders St STE 100
Portland, OR 97209

The following description was submitted by the event organizer.

Join fellow Friends of JAMO on a field trip to hunt and gather matsutake mushrooms on the Oregon Coast. 

Trip Details:

  • Meet at Adobe Resort in Yachats on Saturday, October 21, 9:00 a.m.
  • The event fee covers orientation, guided mushroom collecting in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Saturday dinner, and Sunday breakfast. Participants are responsible for their own lunches.
  • Participants are responsible for securing their own Forest Passes (which can be obtained at most sporting goods stores or
  • October 20-22 is the annual Yachats Mushroom Festival, with many additional events and exhibits.
  • Lodging at the Adobe Resort can be reserved at a special rate of $150 plus tax for a non-ocean view room. A block of rooms is being held (until October 1st) under the name “Japanese American Museum of Oregon/JAMO” and may be reserved for Friday and/or Saturday nights.
  • Lodging costs are not included in the event fee. Participants are responsible for securing their own rooms:
    Adobe Resort,

As in all harvests, the weather may dictate a change in plans, and the abundance of the harvest varies from year to year. Sign up to join us and be kept fully up to date. Carpooling: If you have space for riders or would like a ride, please indicate when you would leave and how many spaces you have or need.