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Mushroom Hunting & Amateur Mycology

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Tolland County Agricultural Center, 24 Hyde Ave Vernon, CT 06066

ntroduction to wild edible and poisonous mushrooms Part 1 - The PowerPoint presentation will introduce students to the hobby of mushroom hunting including identification skills and techniques, tips and tools for successful foraging, top ten edible mushrooms and their look-alikes, top 10 poisonous mushrooms of CT, how to prepare and preserve mushrooms, and a brief introduction to medicinal mushroom and mushroom cultivation. Part 2 - Amateur Mycology: a quick look at the biology and ecology of fungi as well as a look at the changing taxonomy of fungi and resources for citizen science contributions.


Jean Madden-Hennessey Credits

Extension (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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