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Mushroom ID and Ecology – Biodiversity University

August 26, 2023 @ 9:00 AM - August 27, 2023 @ 5:00 PM


Instructor: Dave Muska
August 26-27, 2023 | $285
Course size: 12 students
Financial support available (contact us)

In this course, participants will explore the diversity and ecological importance of the kingdom of fungi. Over this two-day course, participants will learn the fundamentals of mushroom identification through a combination of classroom and field experience. Topics include fungi ecology, taxonomy, field identification, morphology, edibility, toxicity, fungi as medicine, bioremediation, utilitarian function, as well as ‘best’ harvesting practices. Participants will leave the course with the foundational knowledge necessary to successfully and confidently identify mushrooms, and enjoy a greater understanding of fungi ecology and life history. All skill levels and knowledge bases are welcome.

Part of NBNC’s Biodiversity University series

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August 26, 2023 @ 9:00 AM
August 27, 2023 @ 5:00 PM
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North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602