Mushrooms of the West Coast - October 2020

Learn the essentials of collecting and identifying fungi in the field and more!

Date

October 09 - 11, 2020

Organization

Raincoast Institute

Instructor

Dr. Andy MacKinnon

Contact

1084 Pacific Rim Hwy
Tofino, BC
T:
250-725-2560

Outline:

This weekend field course will introduce participants to the wonderful world of West Coast Mushrooms. Topics to be covered include an introduction to fungi (what are they, and what is their role in our forests?), essentials of collecting and identifying fungi in the field, edible, medicinal and poisonous fungi, cooking with wild mushrooms, and more!in the Pacific Northwest, morphology and adaptations of common phyla, scientific drawing, and more!

Prequisites:

Tofino Botanical Gardens, with field excursions to forest trails.

Course fee:

$250 per person, includes lunch Sat & Sun.

How to register:

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