Mushroom Talks, Mushroom Classes and Mushroom Forays


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The mixed bounty of a fall foray

This is the current list of the mushrooming events offered through Mushrooms for Health in 2012. Check back often for schedule updates as new events are added.  I will also try to list events of the Maine Mycological Association here.  In most cases, the sponsoring organization will manage registration.

  • September 6, 2012

    Wild Mushrooms; A forager's Dream & Potential Pitfalls

    Come on out to Grand Lake Stream for an evening lecture on wild mushrooms and focused on an introduction to the common Forest mushrooms of the fall. Plan on bringing whatever is fruiting that day in tour neighborhood. Then plan on coming back the next day for a full workshop on mushroom identification for the forager. Sponsored by Downeast Lakes Land Trust. Call 796-2100 to register. Charge • Wild Mushrooms; A forager's Dream & Potential Pitfalls • Map to Grand Lake Stream Town Office

  • September 7, 2012

    Mushroom Identification: A Workshop for the Forager

    This workshop is designed to give a participant the basic skills to learn how to identify mushrooms and expose you to some of the common seasonal edible and toxic mushrooms. Combines lecture and time in the forest collecting. 9-3:00. Fee. 207-796-2100 for registration • Mushroom Identification: A Workshop for the ForagerMap to Grand Lake Stream Town Office

  • September 9, 2012

    Medicinal Mushrooms of Maine; Identification and Use

    Join us in Turner Maine at Nezinscot Farm for a day-long workshop devoted to learning to know and how to use Maine's medicinal mushrooms. The day will be a blend of lecture and hands-on practical experience and will include time in the woods. Medicinal mushroom products will be available for sale. Fee: $60.00 Lunch available. 225-3231 for registration • Medicinal Mushrooms of Maine; Identification and UseMap to Nezinscot Farm

  • September 21, 2012

    MOFGA's Common Ground Country Fair

    Come down to Unity Maine and visit Mushrooms for Health at our booth. Join thousands of others for the best fair of sustainable living in the Northeast. Greg will be giving talks and offering samples of Chaga Chai as well as selling books and his medicinal products. We are there all weekend; Sept 21, 22, 23. • MOFGA's Common Ground Country FairMap to MOFGAs Common Ground Country Fair

  • September 28, 2012

    Wild Mushrooms: Forager's Dream & Potential Pitfalls

    A mushroom presentation hosted by Vermont Audubon and the Green Mountain Audubon Center. Join us for a visual feast of the common mushrooms of fall and a talk on foraging for common edible and medicinal mushrooms. Attendees are invited to bring mushrooms in for review. 6:30-8:00, $10. Richmond Free Library in Richmond VT. • Wild Mushrooms: Forager's Dream & Potential PitfallsMap to Richmond Free Library,

  • September 29, 2012

    Mushroom Identification for the Forager

    This workshop is designed to give a participant the basic skills to learn how to identify mushrooms and expose you to some of the common seasonal edible and toxic mushrooms. Combines lecture and time in the forest collecting. 9-3:00. Fee. 802-434-3068 for registration • Mushroom Identification for the ForagerMap to Green Mtn. Audubon Center

  • October 2, 2012

    Mushrooms as Functional Food: Maine's Bountiful Harvest

    Join us at the Belfast Free Library as the Belfast Coop sponsors a free evening talk. Maine is home to some of the tastiest wild mushrooms available. Some of the best edible mushrooms also are among the best-researched medicinal mushrooms. Join mushroom expert, author and guide Greg Marley on an exploration of Maine’s mushrooms as functional food. Participants are invited to bring mushrooms to share and learn. • Mushrooms as Functional Food: Maine's Bountiful Harvest • Map to Belfast Free Library

  • October 6, 2012

    Foraging and Use of Medicinal Mushrooms at Damariscotta River Association

    A day long class to learn about Maine's health-promoting mushrooms, their effect on the body and how to integrate them into your diet. A combination of lecture and field work. 9-3:30. Call 563-1393 for registration. Fee. • Foraging and Use of Medicinal Mushrooms at Damariscotta River Association • Map to Damariscotta River Association

  • October 7, 2012

    Foraging for Edile and Medicinal Mushrooms

    Field's Pond has been the site of mushroom identification workshops for 6 years. We will be back for a day spent building the skills and confidence to identify the common mushrooms in Maine. Focus on edible species and this workshop will feature cooking with the edible species we collect. Fee Call 989-2591 for registration • Foraging for Edile and Medicinal MushroomsMap to Fields Pond Audubon Center

  • October 11, 2012

    Foraging for Maine's Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms

    Join us for an evening talk and Q&A on Maine wild mushrooms at the Kennebunk Free Library. This talk will be supported by photos of Maine mushrooms and fresh mushrooms as available. People are welcome to bring fresh mushrooms to identify. Books available at the talk. Free. • Foraging for Maine's Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms • Map to Kennebunk Free Library

  • October 20, 2012

    Mushroom Identification for Foragers

    Join us out on beautiful Wolfe's Neck outside of Freeport for a day-long class devoted to mushroom identification and addressing the fall mushrooms along Maine's coast. We'll spend the morning learning the major groups of mushrooms and a common language to describe them. After lunch we will walk the trails and collect the seasonal mushrooms to reinforce the mornings learning. Fee. Call 865-4469 or visit www.wolfsneckfarm.org to register. • Mushroom Identification for ForagersMap to Wolfe's Neck Farm

  • September 6, 2012 November 29, 2012

    Mushroom Workshop at Bioneers by the Bay

    The Marion Institute brings together critical thinkers and solution-oriented doers from across the country each year for "Connecting for Change", a Bioneers Conference in New Bedford, Mass. Join me there for a workshop addressing the potential for wild mushrooms as food and medicinal change agents in an uncertain world. Exact schedule of the workshop TBA • Mushroom Workshop at Bioneers by the Bay • Map to Ziterion Theatre and surrounding venues

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