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Mysterious Mushroom Walk

Saturday, September 16, 2017
10:00am – 11:30am

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Pomfret, CT

– The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History at UConn will hold a mushroom gathering and identification activity in Pomfreat, CT on Saturday, September 16, 10 am to 11:30 am. Connie Borodenko, from the Connecticut Valley Mycological Society, will lead the program.

Discover the startling, colorful, sometimes delicious, and sometimes deadly, world of mushrooms and fungi with mycologist Connie Borodenko. Bring a basket and paper bags for gathering these denizens of the shadows during the first part of the program. Then learn about the fascinating world of fungi as we discuss the findings with our mushroom expert. This hike may be challenging for some and will include hilly areas.

The program fee is $20, $15 for Museum members. Advance registration is required. This program is for adults and children ages 8 and above. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For registration information visit http:///http://www.cac.uconn.edu/mnhcurrentcalendar.html or call 860-486-4460.

Contact:

david.colberg@uconn.edu

Connecticut State Museum of Natural History (primary), Office of Public Engagement, UConn Master Calendar

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