This workshop introduces you to the mushroom flora of Southeast Alaska. Focus is on the use of taxonomic keys for identification of fungi and recognition of both edible and poisonous mushrooms. Cooking and preservation of mushrooms will be discussed. Field trips are followed by in-class identification of collected mushrooms.
Dress for outdoors. Bring waxed paper and a bucket for gathering.
This course is offered each year in early fall. Please contact UAS Sitka Campus at (907) 747-7700 for further information.