Mushrooms of the West Coast - October 2017
Topics to be covered include:
- Introduction to fungi - what are they, and what is their role in our forests?
- Essentials of collecting & identifying fungi in the field
- Edible, medicinal, and poisonous fungi
- Cooking wild mushrooms with Chef Ian Riddick, Executive Chef at the Great Room.
Instructor Andy MacKinnonis a forest ecologist formerly with the BC Forest Service in Victoria. His fields of study include BC’s native plants, fungi, and lichens. Andy is co-author of six field guides to plants of western North America. Erin Feldman is a graduate student completing her MSc in mycology at the University of British Columbia.