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Spring Edibles

If you enjoy being out in nature and discovering wild-grown edible mushrooms and plants, this class is for you! We will learn how to safely identify and harvest wild mushrooms and spring plants.

Key Program Information
Categories Community Classes for Adults | Barron County
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Online
Next Session Monday, April 27, 2020
Schedule April 27, 2020 – April 28, 2020

This class meets online Monday, April 27 and Tuesday, April 28, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Who Should Attend

Community members interested in learning more about safely hunting, harvesting and preparing wild mushrooms.

Spring Edibles

Program Description

Discover the tips and tricks of edible wild mushrooms

In this interactive and informative online class, you will learn to identify, harvest and prepare wild morel mushrooms. Students will learn to identify all forms of true and false morels, as well as how to prepare them for the table. In addition to morels, we will also discuss oyster mushrooms and Pheasants Back mushrooms. Beyond mushrooms, you will learn about several edible spring plants. In this class, there will be an emphasis put on safety and ethical harvest.

Participants will need a computer or tablet and an internet connection in order to join this class.

Instructors

Tavis Lynch is a 30+ year veteran of wild mushroom foraging in northern Wisconsin, a skill he initially learned from his father. A certified expert by the MN Dept. of Agriculture, Lynch has been harvesting over 100 varieties of wild fungus and bringing hundreds of pounds safely to the public.

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Fee

Standard Fee $29.00

Fee includes six hours of live-streamed instruction and electronic (PDF) handouts.

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