This event is sold out! Interested in more Mushroom Mania?! Join us for the lecture and happy hour on November 6th.
Toadstools, puffballs, chicken of the woods, witches’ butter, stinkhorns, turkey-tail, earthstar, shaggy manes…fungi have such fabulous common names!
Join us for a wild mushroom identification walk and see what’s growing in IslandWood’s forest on Bainbridge Island. You’ll learn where to look for different species and gain identification tricks of the trade from seasoned foragers.
Mushrooming is a fun and addictive hobby! Your guides will share information on how you can get involved and stay connected to other enthusiasts and the best resources and tools to learn more.
- $15/adults and $10/kids
- This program is designed for adults and youth ages 6 years and up.
- Enjoy cookies and hot cider at a roaring bonfire after the hike, as you mix n’ mingle with other mycological enthusiasts and learn more about educational mushroom-themed events in our area!
- This expedition is great for families to learn how to safely discover and identify mushrooms.
- We will not be harvesting fungi for take-home, but we will introduce you to the techniques of ethical and safe foraging.