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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Mount St. Helens Institute operates under a special use permit from the US Forest Service and is honored to work on the Traditional Cultural Property, ancestral and present-day lands of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. Mount St. Helens Institute is an equal opportunity provider.