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Mushroom Course

25 September-- 10:00 am - 4:30 pm


Course Outline: 

Allison Walker and Keith Egger

Where: Ross Creek Centre for the Arts. (http://www.artscentre.ca/about.html)

10:00am – 10:30am: Introductions, ice breaking
10:30am – 11:00am: Introduction to the Acadian Forest Region, to major fungal groups, and to most common species
11:00am – 12:00pm: Identification of species from most major groups and families by the instructors
12:00pm – 12:45pm: Lunch
12:45pm – 4:00pm: Perusing different habitat types on the property and identifying as many fungal species as possible, mini-workshop with iNaturalist app  
4:00pm: Wrap-up and thank you’s!

Material Provided: 
– Fungal terminology cheat sheet
– Common fungi of this region
– Materials for making spore prints
– Microscopes
– Fungal field guides and identification resources, loaned for the day



25 September
10:00 am - 4:30 pm