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In-Person: Mushroom Identification

Sunday, January 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

| $80 – $90
Explore the mysterious and fascinating world of wild mushrooms in Point Reyes.

About this Event

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.

Details:

-We will be meeting at the Red Barn Classroom located to the left as you enter Bear Valley

– Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in

– Class will be held primarily indoors with outdoor portions , or outdoors only according to COVID safety regulations at the time of class.

– Refunds available for all classes 7 days in advance of the start date, after 7 days and before 2 days, participants can credit their class for a future date. All requests before 48 hours in advance will be declined. For COVID cancellation policy, see below.

– Please follow the parking instructions for the facility used that day

– Please provide an email you check regularly for updates and reminders about your class

– Registration is required online prior to the event in order to maintain class sizes

– Sales end 48 hours before the start date.

– Waitlists are available when the class sells out

What to Bring:

Day Pack

Lunch Bag

Warm Variable Weather Clothing

Hiking Shoes

Water Bottle

Notebook and Pen/Field Journal

Eventbrite Confirmation Email

Binoculars (Optional)

Camera (Optional)

About the PRNSA Field Institute:

The PRNSA Field Institute offers hands-on environmental education classes throughout the year that foster enjoyment of Point Reyes National Seashore. Our classes are led by expert instructors, who take you out of your everyday life and into the natural world. We host a variety of classes about the arts and sciences and have something for everyone. You can reach the Field Institute at (415) 663-1200 x304 or by email at fieldinstitute@ptreyes.org.

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For any questions, please email us at fieldinstitute@ptreyes.org.

COVID-19 Field Institute Guidelines

In accordance with Marin County guidelines for public health and safety, we will require all participants to respect the following COVID-19 procedures:

Perform a health self-check before coming to class using the CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus as a guide

Do not attend class if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, suspect you have been exposed to the virus, or are suffering from any other flu-like or respiratory illness.

Participants exhibiting signs of respiratory illness may be asked to leave class

NOTE: Refund policy exceptions will be made for participants cancelling last minute due to COVID-19 infection or symptoms. Please contact us in this case.

During class all participants will be required to do the following

Wear a protective face covering

Maintain a 6 foot physical distance from other participants not belonging to your household

Bring your own food and water

Current group sizes are limited, there will be no physical contact or sharing of food and drink, and no shared physical equipment or materials unless they are sanitized before and after use, and used by only one person for the duration of class

Thank you for your cooperation in following these guidelines to help keep everyone safe.

Details

Date:
Sunday, January 31
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$80 – $90
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mushroom-identification-tickets-130299731003
 

Other

Your Name (this will not appear on the event listing)
Danya Winterman

Venue

Red Barn
1 Bear Valley Rd, Point Reyes, CA 94956 + Google Map
Phone:
: (415) 663-1200: x 303
Website:
http://baywoodartists.org/