Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 14, 2021

5th annual (and first ever VIRTUAL) Tilden Fungus Fair! 1/16/21

2021 Tilden Fungus Fair Saturday, January 16 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

Schedule of Events

  • 10:00 AM: Welcome and Overview of Event
  • 10:15 AM:  Long Term Mushroom Monitoring: Lessons from a Three-year Effort
    Join mycologist and author Christian Schwarz in a discussion of mushroom monitoring in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
  • 11:00 AM: Q&A with Christian Schwarz
  • 11:15 AM: A Naturalist’s Guide to Mushroom Identification Books
    Naturalist Trent Pearce shares his extensive (some might say excessive) collection of mushroom guidebooks.
  • 11:45 AM:  Culinary Endeavors with Matsutake
    Mycophyle and gastronomist Morgan Evans takes us on a culinary journey through the world of mushroom cooking.
  • 12:30 PM: Q&A with Morgan Evans
  • 12:45 PM: Mushrooms of Lake Merritt
    Local naturalist Damon Tighe leads us through the world of urban mushrooms at Oakland’s Lake Merritt.
  • 1:30 PM: Q&A with Damon Tighe
  • 1:45 PM:  Bay Area MycoBlitz Results
    Naturalist Trent Pearce reviews the iNatualist Mycoblitz, sharing the most commonly observed species in the Bay Area from the past week.
  • 2:00 PM: Fungus Trivia
    Naturalist Constance Taylor hosts a Kahoot-based fungus trivia that will challenge even the most seasoned mycologists.
  • 2:45 PM: Event wrap-up, final Q&A
  • 3:00 PM: Event ends

Register here!

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