• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

Event Details

  • 01/04/2015

    Three photos of different mushrooms. There is a salamander on top of the mushroom in the middle photo.
    Location: Bear Valley Visitor Center | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: David Rust Contact Email: incredulis@yahoo.com Contact Phone Number: 510-468-5014

Please join us for the Tenth Annual Point Reyes National Seashore Fungus Fair!

Sunday, January 4, 2015
Bear Valley Visitor Center

Attend free lectures in the Bear Valley Visitor Center Auditorium. Learn about fungi and their role in the many Point Reyes habitats, from grasslands to redwoods. See the remarkable colors and shapes of wild mushrooms collected in the park.

Amateur mycologists will be on hand to talk about mushrooms, their role in the environment, and more! Learn more about the Bay Area Mycological Society activities, scientific and educational mission.

Schedule of Speakers:

  • 11 am "Forest Fires and Fungi: Losers, Winners and Strategies" by Dr. Tom Bruns
  • 12:30 pm "The Art and History of Mushroom Dyes" by Dorothy Beebee
  • 2 pm "Zen and the Art of Mushroom Hunting" by Debbie Viess

Download the Tenth Annual Fungus Fair Flyer. (86 KB PDF)

For more information about fungi at the Point Reyes National Seashore, visit: http://www.nps.gov/pore/naturescience/mushrooms.htm.

For more information about Bay Area Mycological Society events, visit the BAMS website: http://www.bayareamushrooms.org/calendar.html.

Local mushroom walks will be offered on Saturday, January 3, 2015.

Sponsored by the Bay Area Mycological Society and Point Reyes National Seashore.

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