NEMF 2004

The "hurricane" foray was very successful in every way: a beautiful area, perfect weather, plentiful mushrooms, beautiful people....

Here are the Ristiches, with Ruth's birthday cake to celebrate her 90th, held by daughter Ruthie:

photo by Dorothy Smullen

The foray chairman, Rick "Wonderful" Van de Poll -- still smiling on Saturday evening (!) and holding his award, a basswood carving of Amanita jacksonii created by Joseph Faure of Quebec:

photo by Dorothy Smullen

The Faculty and the recorders:
Back row: Ernst Both, Rick Van de Poll, Gene Varney, John Plischke III, Dorothy Smullen, Gene Yetter, Gary Lincoff
Front row: Roz Lowen, Sam Ristich, Doug Bassett, Susan Hopkins

photo by Dorothy Smullen

Very New England -- the Inn at Geneva Point Center where many people slept and all of us ate:

by Dorothy Smullen