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La Pine: Foraging in the Fall - A Look at Central Oregon Mushrooms

Friday, September 27, 2019
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location
La Pine Library
Meeting Room
Description
Hear about hunting for mushrooms and other edibles in fall.

Join us to hear about how and where to find edible mushrooms in Central Oregon. Linda Gilpin, a local amateur mycologist with over 30 years of experience studying fungi, will talk about the variety of mushrooms fruiting in the fall in Central Oregon.

Linda Gilpin is a local amateur mycologist who has been studying fungi since 1980. She has taught mushroom identification for COCC community education for over 25 and is one of the main founders of Central Oregon Mushroom Club (COMC.) She has taken hundreds of people into the woods to share her fascination with fungi, teaching others how to hunt for edibles and avoid toxic species. By attending workshops and mushroom shows throughout Oregon and neighboring states, she stays current on fungi research and the ever-evolving science of mycology.


Linda Gilpin
Event Type
Adult Program
Age Group(s)
Adult
Presenter
Linda Gilpin
Contact
Paige M. Ferro | paigef@deschuteslibrary.org | 541-312-1063
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