Mushrooms of Sonoma County

Saturday, February 29, 2020
10am – 3pm

Meet at the Dwight Center
$35 per participant ($30 for members)
Ages 13 and up welcome

The winter is a great time to get acquainted with fascinating fungi that are typically unseen the rest of the year. With the rainy season moisture, vital networks of fungal mycelium hiding under our feet and in fallen logs put forth their fruiting bodies – showing us their many mushroom forms from the more recognizable toadstools and shelf fungi to the stranger bird’s nest or jelly fungi. Join Melina Kozanitas, biologist and mycology lecturer at Sonoma State University, to learn how to find and identify local mushrooms at Pepperwood. This class will include a lecture to learn the essentials, field exploration time to collect samples, and lab time to identify specimens found.

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Register for this class using the secure form below.

For all questions about this event, please contact Holland Gistelli, Education Specialist, at hgistelli@pepperwoodpreserve.org or (707) 591-9310 x 124.

Early bird registration for Pepperwood members begins at 9am on Monday, December 2, 2019. Enter the code you received when you became a member to access early registration and to receive your discount. If you’re not sure about your membership status or don’t know the code, contact Sloane Shinn, Community Associate, at sshinn@pepperwoodpreserve.org or (707) 591-9310 x 133. Click here to become a member today!

Registration for the general public begins at 9am on Monday, December 9, 2019.