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Greg Sanchez

Colorado Mycological Society
Greg Sanchez knew nothing about mushrooms until 2004 when he wondered, “What do you do at a mushroom festival?”  After attending the Telluride Mushroom Festival that year, hearing talks by myco- legends Gary Lincoff, Paul Stamets and others, cooking and tasting, going on forays, and shouting “We Love Mushrooms!” in the parade, he found out, sparking a lasting fascination with and a deep passion for all things fungal.  Since 2004 he has attended 13 TMF’s, most recently serving as a foray leader and presenter. Greg is a high school Social Studies teacher in the Denver metro area and an active member of the Colorado Mycological Society, serving in various roles including CMS President in 2011 and 2014. Although he considers himself a generalist and amateur when it comes to mycology, his social science background brings him a special interest towards human connections with mushrooms, mushroom people, and Ethnomycology.