Fall Mushroom Workshop (Sept. 14)
Copyright 2012
Otsego Conservation District
800 Livingston Blvd., Ste. 4A, Gaylord, MI 49735
(989) 732-4021 / posburn@otsegocountymi.gov / Facebook
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Join Jim Peters and other myco-lovers for a day learning about mushrooms in the Pigeon River Country State Forest. Participants will learn:

-A basic understanding of fungi, what they are and what role do they play in world we live in.

-The myths and the truths about mushrooms.

-Basic mushroom structure and identification.

-Mushroom identification, the good, the bad and the really bad.

-About spring, summer and fall foraging.

-Picking and carrying for your fungi.

-Foraging basics.

-Preparing and cooking.

Packing a lunch and something to drink is highly recommended.

Attendees need to bring the following and be dressed to hike through the woods:

A larger size garden type basket.
A small to medium sized new paint brush.
A larger size knife or hori garden tool for digging up the mushroom and/or cutting them off of wood.

Rain date on 9/21/2013.

lease RSVP by calling (989) 732-4021 or emailing jburchett@otsegocountymi.gov. Space is limited!

There is a $10 fee to cover the costs of educational pamphlets and handouts.