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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • 2014 Harbor Seal Pupping Season Closures

    From March 1 through June 30, the park implements closures of certain Tomales Bay beaches and Drakes Estero to water-based recreation to protect harbor seals during the pupping season. Please avoid disturbing seals to ensure a successful pupping season. More »

  • 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus Operations Have Ended

    March 30, 2014, was the last day for the 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus System. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. is open daily from now through late December 2014. More »

  • Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1, 2013

    The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center is open on weekends and holidays when shuttles are operating. More »

Event Details

  • 01/05/2014

    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 Ninth Annual Point Reyes National Seashore Fungus Fair!

Sunday, January 5, 2013
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 "Point Reyes Fungi, Almost Everywhere" by Darvin DeShazer
  • 1 pm "Wicked and Wonderful Amanitas of the West" by Debbie Viess
  • 3 pm "Introduction to Wild And Edible Mushrooms" by David Rust

Download the Ninth Annual Fungus Fair Flyer. (80 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 4, 2014.

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

More »