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Wild Mushroom Foraging

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:00am - Friday, October 7, 2016 - 11:45am
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Walks & Talks
All are welcome
Event Description: 

This is a more specialized and experienced walk for those who want a deeper look into the world of mushrooms.  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 mushrooms all over Connecticut including this walk at Goodwin. We will begin with a brief introduction on mushrooms and mushroom identification.  Then we will take a walk around Goodwin to collect specimens.  Connie will then review our findings, identifying them and telling us more about them. You may wish to bring in samples that you have gathered in your yard. This program is free for FGF members, $5 per person/ $10 per family for non-members. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Inclement Weather: 
Contact the center in case of inclement weather.
Registration Fee: 
FREE for FGF members/$5 person $10 family for non-members
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Jasper Sha
(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.