• North American Mycological Association

    Promoting, pursuing and advancing mycology

  • Asociación Micológica de América del Norte

    Perseguir y hacer avanzar la micología

  • Association Mycologique d'Amérique du Nord

    Poursuivre et faire progresser la mycologie

2009 Contest Winners

This year, the NAMA photo contest considered only digital photographs for the first time. Many thanks to those who entered - your work is breathtakingly beautiful.


Amanita jacksonii by Todd Elliott

First place: Todd Elliott photographed these prime Amanita jacksonii near his home in Painters Gap, North Carolina.

Lepista nuda

Second place: Lepista nuda by Charles Fonaas

Stereum ostrea

Third place: Stereum ostrea by Todd Elliott

Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa

Honorable mention: Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa by Todd Elliott

Coprinus comatus

Honorable mention: Coprinus comatus by Linda Chaim


Pulcherricium caeruleum

First place: Pulcherricium caeruleum by Todd Elliott

Cantharellus cibarius

Second place: Cantharellus cibarius by Charles Fonaas

Marasmiellus albuscoricis

Third place: Marasmiellus albuscoricis by Todd Elliott

Agaricus campestris

Honorable mention: Agaricus campestris by Todd Elliott

Judge's Option

Slug on Gills

First place: Slug on Gills, by Charles Fonaas

Time to get a new hay wagon

Second place: Time to get a new hay wagon, by Jane Cooper

Mushroom Hunters

Third place: Mushroom Hunters, by Jill Porter