The Patrice Benson Golden Mushroom Award

The Patrice Benson Golden Mushroom Award is presented yearly to a member or members in Recognition of his/her or their exemplary dedication and long-standing service to the Puget Sound Mycological Society. These individuals have been instrumental in contributing to, shaping, and developing our group in a large way. We thank them for their countless hours of service on our Society's behalf.

The Patrice Benson Golden Mushroom Award Recipients

  • 2014 Margaret & Claude Dilly
  • 2013 Patrice Benson
  • 2012 Coleman Leuthy
  • 2011 Irwin & Millie Kleinman
  • 2010 Pacita Roberts
  • 2009 John Goldman
  • 2008 Colin Meyer
  • 2007 Lorraine Dod
  • 2006 Marsi & Magda DiGiovanni
  • 2005 Lynn Phillips
  • 2004 Marian Maxwell
  • 2003 Bernice Velategui
  • 2002 Russ Kurtz
  • 2001 Charlotte Zila
  • 2000 Agnes A. Sieger
  • 1999 Sara Clark
  • 1998 George Rafanelli
  • 1997 Hildegard & Monte Hendrickson
  • 1996 Beth & Harold Schnarre
  • 1995 Brian Luther
  • 1994 Dennis Bowman
  • 1993 Joy Spurr

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