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Wild Mushroom Foraging

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 10:00am - Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:45am
Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Walks & Talks
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Guest Connie Borodenko will lead us through a morning of all things Mushrooms.  Connie is an active member of the Connecticut Valley Mycological Society; she leads walks and gathers mushroom with them all over Connecticut. Next Tuesday, Goodwin will be hosting one of these walks.  We will begin by getting a brief introduction on Mushrooms and Mushroom identification.  Then we will take a walk around Goodwin to collect specimens.  Connie will then go over our findings, identifying them and telling us more about them. You may wish to bring in samples that you have gathered in your yard.

Inclement Weather: 
Rain or Shine
Registration Fee: 
Free for Friends of Goodwin Forest or CFPA Members, Non-members pay $5 per person or $10 per family
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Emma Lorusso
(860) 455-9534

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Education Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.