Long Island is home to a variety of delicious edible mushrooms, but identification can be intimidating for those new to foraging. Come learn about our region’s most charismatic and beginner-friendly species and develop some skills and vocabulary for identifying fungi in the field through a brief talk and a walk and field ID session through CEED-adjacent woodlands.
This introductory class is taught by Conor Cash, who has been foraging and cultivating edible, medicinal and aesthetic mushrooms since 2010.
For smartphone users, consider downloading Seek app beforehand. Please bring any mushroom field guides that you have, and wear sturdy footwear for uneven trails.
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