2014 Illinois Hen Of The Woods Foray, Info And Registration


Fall Member Foray

80 pounds of fresh mushrooms from September of 2010!

Info And Registration

Please note: This foray will be filmed and air on national television on our new reality series about mushroom hunting! If you do not want to be on TV, that is fine, you do not have to be interviewed or anything, but filming shots as a group, it is impossible to omit you entirely from being filmed.

Above photo from the 2009 Hens Foray in Minnesota!

Where:   To be held near Galena, Illinois!

When:   Starting Friday Night October 3rd-5th, 2014

     Come and join Chris Matherly,  in Illinois for the 2014 Morel Mushroom Hunting Club's Fifth Hen Of The Woods Member Foray. If you have followed this site, then you have seen photos posted for the past 2 years of these beautiful mushrooms that they have found there in Indiana! Last year alone I found more than 100 total rosette's of this beautiful mushroom!    This is a once in a lifetime opportunity so make sure you register immediately, as it will be on a first come first served basis, and limited to the first 15 registrants.

Photos By: Hugh Urban, Ohio 2005

What is included?

* Friday Night Meet and Chat at the Park Office.

* 1 1/2- Days of guided Mushroom hunting.

* Lunch and drinks for Day One.

* A very nice Morel Club T-Shirt (Hen Of The Woods).

* A DVD movie of our foray and events.

* A Mushroom presentation by Chris Matherly on Saturday Eve, questions and answers/ slideshow, snacks!

* And best of all- A Steak and Mushroom Cooked-Out Feast! with A Sampling of one of Chris' Unique Pasta/ Fettuccini Alfredo and Maitake Recipe on Sunday. Also we will have Hen Of The Woods Herbal Tea. This is a medicinal and very health oriented mushroom!

* Assistance with Camping/ Park Lodging/ or finding a Hotel.

Email me if you have any interest in this event.



Above photo taken from the 2009 Hen Of The Woods Foray! A True "Sheepshead"!

Where:   To be held near Galena, Illinois! Over 1000 acres of private land to hunt on!

When:   Starting Friday Night October 3rd-5th, 2014

Deadline for registration: September 1st, 2014 (full payment must be received by this date)

Costs: $190 per person


Call me to register- 478-318-2794

Prices: (Covers costs of facility rentals/ food/ T-Shirts/ DVD's)

Requirements: Simply be a current member of the Morel Mushroom Hunting Club-

The pasta dish from the 2009 foray!

If you want to attend and are not a member yet, simply click the button below, fill out the join form, and I will immediately process your membership. Then come back to this page and make your payment below through Paypal, and you are registered! If mailing in a check, you will need to email me, and I will call you and get details over the phone! See you in the WOODS!


I must have your telephone number so that I can call you.

Questions? You can call me on my cell at (478) 318-2794, or email me.

This event will book rapidly so I urge you to not delay and register now!