06/09 Early Summer Mushrooms of the Cascades
Learn how to safely identify and harvest local mushrooms! Discover key characteristics of typical species and acquire skill in differentiating the poisonous and inedible from the edible types. We’ll take to the field and identify fungi commonly found in forests of the Southern Cascades, searching out sites and species fruiting in the early summer.
*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.