Wild Mushroom Foraging For Beginners – Zoom Class Fri Nov 6 + Forest Foraging Excursion Nov 7 or 8

By: Shaggy Jack

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Fri, 06 Nov 2020 06:30 PM - Sun, 08 Nov 2020 03:30 PM


Part 1: Introduction to Mushroom Identification – Zoom Class, 6:30 – 10:00 pm, Friday Nov 6

Classroom Presentation: Shaggy Jack gives beginners a crash course slideshow presentation in mushroom foraging, teaching the basics of mushroom life cycles & ecology, how to safely identify & pick mushrooms, what resources are needed for mushroom picking, & introduces students to a wide variety of common edible, medicinal & toxic mushroom species found on the Sunshine Coast, with tips on identifying, harvesting, processing & cooking specific species.

Part 2: Forest Foraging Excursion – 2.5 Hours @ outdoor spot near Gibsons or Roberts Creek

For the second half of the class, Shaggy Jack takes students on a field trip to one of his favorite mushroom picking spots to identify & forage for mushrooms in their natural forest habitat. This gives students hands-on experience picking mushrooms while Shaggy Jack helps students identify mushrooms and answers their questions.

You may choose to join one of the following forest walks:

Saturday November 7
9:30-12:00 – Roberts Creek location – SOLD OUT
1:00-3:30 – Gibsons location

Sunday November 8
9:30-12:00 – Roberts Creek location
1:00-3:30 – Gibsons location

*NOTE – Location my change at last minute due to weather conditions & the abundance & variety of mushrooms at any given site.

After registering for the class, please write to shaggyjackswildmushrooms@gmail.com to let me know which forest walk you would prefer.

For people who cannot make the Zoom class, you can save a bit of money by watching a video of a previously recorded Zoom class, instead. Please register here then contact me to get the video link and let me know which date you’d prefer for the forest walk.

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