Fungus Fair at Point Reyes


Fungus Fair at Point Reyes

13th Annual Point Reyes Fungus Fair, Bear Valley Visitor Center
Sunday, December 10, 2017
10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Join us for the 13th annual Point Reyes National Seashore Fungus Fair! Learn about the fungi of the Point Reyes National Seashore. See remarkable colors and shapes of wild mushrooms that were collected right in the park. Attend lectures, and learn about edible and poisonous mushrooms in the Bear Valley Visitor Center Auditorium.  This event is free and open to the public.

Schedule of Speakers

11:00 am Chemical Ecology of the Death Cap Mushroom, by Cat Adams

12:30 pm Introduction to Wild and Edible Mushrooms, by David Rust

2:00 pm Zen and the Art of Mushroom Hunting, by Debbie Viess

The Fungus Fair provides visitors the opportunity to view and learn about fungi gathered by more than 100 volunteers who are working to collect, identify and catalog the species of mushrooms found at the Point Reyes National Seashore. Amateur mycologists will be on hand to talk about mushrooms, their role in the environment, and current and historical uses.

Event sponsored by the Bay Area Mycological Society and Point Reyes National Seashore.