05/19 Spring Mushrooms of the Southern Cascades
Learn how to safely identify and harvest local mushrooms! This course will dive into spring-fruiting fungi – discover key characteristics of typical species and acquire skill in differentiating the poisonous and inedible from the edible types, and enjoy expert field guidance and identification from our instructor on a trip to common fungi fruiting spots in forests of the Southern Cascades.
*Please note this class is focused on education and identification, and does not guarantee a significant mushroom harvest. Type and abundance of mushrooms will vary based on conditions at the time.
Moderate difficulty (hiking over uneven terrain/through forest debris, but no significant elevation gain)
Ages 12+ are welcome.