Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 2, 2011

Two Nevada City Mushroom Events: December 10 and 11

Two Mushroom Events sponsored by the Yuba Watershed Institute

The 14th Annual Fungus Foray

Collecting and Identifying: Saturday, December 10th, Rain or Shine, 10a.m. to 4p.m.
At the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center Admission – $20 general, $18 for YWI members; half day- $12, Under 18 Free

Traditional Saturday morning wild mushroom hunt and identification will wrap up with an afternoon of displayed discoveries and educational identification workshops. Wild-crafted food concessions and mushroom merchandise available for sale. Bring a lunch and be prepared to walk in the woods. Also useful: collection basket, waxed paper bags, knife, and hand lens.

Nevada City Wild Mushroom Exposition

Sunday, December 11th, 11a.m. to 5p.m.
At the Miners Foundry Stone Hall, 325 Spring Street, Nevada City
Admission – $10 general, $8 for YWI members, $5 for Students, Under 13 Free

Includes presentations, displays, and identification workshops based on seasonal Sierran mushrooms. Wild-crafted food concessions and mushroom merchandise available for sale. This event is concurrent with the Victorian Christmas Street Fair.

http://www.yubawatershedinstitute.org/events.cfm


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