Wild Mushroom Foraging For Beginners – Zoom Class Wed Oct 14 + Forest Foraging Excursion Any Date

By: Shaggy Jack

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Wed, 14 Oct 2020 07:00 PM - Wed, 14 Oct 2020 10:00 PM


Part 1: Introduction to Mushroom Identification – Zoom Class, 7:00 – 10:00 pm, Wednesday Oct 14

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, 12:30 – 3:00 pm, any Saturday after taking Zoom Class

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.

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Orca's Pod,

292 Gower Point Road,


British Columbia,

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