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Tilden Fungus Fair

Tilden Nature Area’s Environmental Education Center 1500 Central Park Dr., Berkeley, CA

The Fungus Fair is back - live and in person at Tilden Regional Park. View hundreds of local mushroom specimens, mingle with the mycological community, and enjoy presentations, cooking demonstrations, as well as arts and crafts for children. This event can be … Read more


Mycological Society of San Francisco Fungus Fair

Diablo Valley College, Horticulture Department 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA

When the first rains tease up the chanterelles and porcini, fungus lovers head to the Fungus Fair: A Celebration of Wild Mushrooms. ° Activities for children and adults. ° Lectures and workshops: Alan Rockefeller, Christopher Hobbs, Damon Tighe, Gordon Walker, … Read more

Nature Club: Finding Fungus at DeLaveaga Park (Ages: 6th-8th grade)

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History 1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA

We will explore the forests and trails of DeLaveaga Park, traversing about 3 miles of trails. The great variety of trees in these forests supports a huge amount of fungal life. Learn more about these amazing decomposers and how they … Read more


Book Talk: The Lichen Museum with Laurie Palmer

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History 1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA

Gather at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History to hear a radical proposal for how a tiny organism can transform our understanding of human relations. Laurie Palmer’s forthcoming book, The Lichen Museum, explores how the physiological characteristics of lichens … Read more