Coast Range, Clatsop Mushroom Forage (Oct 28) with Kimberly Daeschel
Teacher: Kimberly Daeschel
Availability: 7 open
Fall is the season mushroom hunters dream about! With the cooler temperatures and increased rainfall comes a stunning variety of colorful and edible mushrooms. Spend the day discovering mushrooms near the Clatsop State Forest. Kimberly will introduce students to the interconnected ecology of fungal life, offering recommendations on foraging techniques, harvesting etiquette, as well as guiding students through mushroom anatomy and basic ID guidelines. Kimberly will also discuss home cooking and preservation methods for edible mushrooms. If weather and timing cooperate, this class will be looking for delectable chanterelles, a golden treasure in the forest, among other mushroom species like chicken of the woods, bear’s head and hedgehogs. Though we can’t guarantee you’ll go home with edible mushrooms, we can promise this workshop will give you a new appreciation for wild foraged foods! This workshop will meet near the town of Jewel, OR.
This workshop is open to anyone 18 years old & over, who is prepared to hike all day (rain or shine) on uneven terrain, off-trail. This is not a suitable workshop for those with health conditions that may be triggered or exacerbated by hiking, carrying a backpack, or being outside for 5+ hours in variable weather conditions. All participants must meet the Essential Eligibility Criteria for Off-Site or Nature courses. Please leave dogs at home. Listed class locations are approximate and are subject to change at WildCraft’s sole discretion depending on weather conditions and other seasonal factors. A packing list and exact location will be provided 5 days prior to the workshop date.
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