Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 31, 2019

2019 Tilden Fungus Fair Sunday, February 3

2019 Tilden Fungus Fair

Sunday, February 3 @ 10:00 am4:30 pm

Welcome to the fourth annual Tilden Fungus Fair, a day dedicated to the fungi of the Bay Area!

In addition to tables of identified local fungi for your enjoyment and education, this event also includes presentations by local experts, a cooking demonstration, a drawing and painting class, ice cream making, mushroom crafts, and more! Read on for details.

Schedule of Events

Presentations:
11am: “Complexity, Simplicity and Convergence – a tour through the evolutionary history of the Mushrooms and their relatives.” Presentation by Dr. Thomas Bruns, UC Berkeley

12:30pm: Mushroom Cooking demonstration with Morgan Evans, Mycological Society of San Francisco

2pm: “The Most Dangerous Fungi in the World.” Presentation by Christian Schwarz, co-author of Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast

3:30pm: Mushroom Field Sketching workshop with John Muir Laws, Naturalist / Illustrator

Arts and Crafts:
12pm & 2pm: Candy cap ice cream making
11am – 2pm: Mushroom crafts table for kids

Ongoing Tables and Exhibits:
Bay Area Mycological Society
Bay Area Applied Mycology
Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast with Christian Schwarz
Friendly Fungus Photography with Anna Towers

This is FREE event.

Organizer: East Bay Regional Park District
Phone: 888-327-2757
Website: http://www.ebparks.org/
Venue: Tilden Regional Park Vollmer Peak Trail parking lot, Berkeley, CA+ Google Map


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