Mushroom Foraging

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“The trip was really fun - roaming around the forest and going on a treasure hunt.” ~Garrett “This trip was awesome! Now I’m on a lifelong scavenger hunt for tasty mushrooms in nature's pantry!” ~Jared

Come explore the magical kingdom of fungi! Learn how to identify common characteristics of wild edible and inedible mushrooms. Then learn how to harvest many different types of edible mushrooms and cook them into delicious dishes. Plan to get your shoes and hands dirty as you discover the forest's most striking and sometimes delectable offerings.

  • Distance: 3 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
  • Duration: 10:00 ~ 4:00 PM
  • Meeting Location: Pine Creek Information Center
  • Minimum Age: 8+ (minors must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Maximum Group Size: 10
  • Cost: $99

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