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Saturday, August 21 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Lecture: Mushroom Hunting 101: The Basics

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“Mushroom Hunting 101: The basics” – intended for newcomers to mushroom hunting.  How can wild mushrooms be safely identified?  What are the key features to look for? How do you get started hunting for gourmet wild mushrooms when the consequences of mistaken identity can be very high?  Basics such as spore color, gill attachment, and non-gilled mushrooms will be discussed.

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Ken Kassenbrock

Colorado State University
Ken Kassenbrock, MD,PhD has been an avid hunter of wild mushrooms since the late 1970s. Trained as a physician-scientist, he has worked in Cell and Molecular Biology, including post-doctoral work with the brewer’s yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Although his interests in fungi... Read More →

Saturday August 21, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm MDT
Transfer Warehouse 201 S Fir St, Telluride, CO 81435