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Intro to Mushrooms (Online)

November 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  SPES


What are the good edibles and the dangerously toxic fungi in Southwest BC? Come enjoy the mycelial musings of Dr. Kent Brothers, local mycologist and member of the Vancouver Mycological Society, and learn the basics of mushroom identification before the end of the season.  Kent will answer many of your mushroom questions, including:  What is a mushroom/fungus? How many kinds of fungi are there? and How do you tell if one is edible/toxic?  

Kent will illustrate the edible & toxic fungi with photos and discuss how to differentiate look-alikes.  


*Tickets must be purchased in advanceFees for this program are based on a sliding scale – you choose what you pay!  Your contributions help us bring you more online programs like this one! 

 **This program will take place on Zoom, so please make sure you have Zoom downloaded well in advance of the webinar.  A Zoom link can be found within your confirmation email, and will also be sent out one hour before the start of the program. Only one ticket required per household. 

 ***This program is a pilot program with an external educator, so at this time we won’t be sharing a recording for this program. 


We gratefully acknowledge that the land on which we gather and help steward is the unceded and traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation. Since time immemorial, Coast Salish peoples have lived reciprocally with the land, harvesting and cultivating foods and medicines and practicing ceremony. The abundance of these lands and waters, which enables us to live, work, and play here today, is a result of the past and on-going stewardship and advocacy of the Coast Salish peoples. 



November 5, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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