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Matsutake Hunting at the Oregon Coast

October 21, 2023 - October 22, 2023


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A Friends of the Japanese American Museum of Oregon exclusive event

Join fellow Friends of JAMO on a field trip to hunt and gather matsutake mushrooms on the Oregon Coast. You can join now if you’re not yet a Friend of JAMO!

2023 Friends of JAMO Matsutake Hunt
Saturday and Sunday, October 21-22
Yachats, Oregon

Trip Details:
-Meet at Adobe Resort in Yachats on Saturday, October 21, 9:00 am.
-$50 event fee covers orientation, guided mushroom collecting in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, dinner Saturday, and breakfast Sunday. Participants are responsible for their own lunches.
-Participants are responsible for securing their own Forest Passes for the Siuslaw National Forest (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,
1555 Hwy 101, Yachats, OR 97498
Reservations: 1-800-522-3623 or (541) 547-3141

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 and we will attempt to accommodate your request.

Call JAMO with any questions at 503-224-1458. PLEASE REGISTER NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 1, 2023.

Registration is now closed.


Photo courtesy Hank Mishima.


October 21, 2023
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