Explore the mysterious and fascinating world of wild mushrooms in Point Reyes.
A class designed for beginner to intermediate mushroom enthusiasts. Basics of the identification process and general mushroom understanding will be discussed, and then a foray into the nearby woods in search of seasonal fungi. Instructor will provide fresh wild specimens, and participants are encouraged to bring in fresh specimens of their own finding.
David Campbell has been collecting, studying, eating, teaching and writing about wild mushrooms for over 45 years. He served more than a decade on council for the Mycological Society of San Francisco (MSSF), including 2 terms as president. He was the first president of the recently formed Mycological Society of Marin County. Primarily focused on edible and poisonous mushrooms, he has lead numerous fungal forays for MSSF and the Sonoma Mycological Association (SOMA), and for the annual Napa Truffle Festival in Napa, California.