Mushroom Foraging Workshop

a little boy displays the result of mushroom hunting at Emeral Earth
December 18, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
$50-$75 sliding scale

workshop_03Instructor: Tom Shaver
Cost includes lunch and a portion of the day’s harvest
Enrollment limited to 8 participants per session

This workshop focuses on the species most likely to be abundant at Emerald Earth on that date. Other edible species may be encountered.
Topics Covered:
– how to read the landscape to find a particular mushroom.
– patch and forest maintenance
– basic mushroom identification
– tips on cutting, carrying, storing, cleaning, cooking & drying.

Sessions Consist of:
– morning and afternoon foraging walks
– mushroom identification practice
– cooking demonstration
– post lunch slideshow
– debrief of walks