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Wednesday, August 18 • 10:00am - 2:00pm
Early Bird Pre-Festival Foray

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Get ready to have your best day ever! A very special personal foray with Festival Chef Chad Hyatt, Mike Essam, Past-President of the Pikes Peak Mycological Society (CO), and John Michelotti of the Mid-Hudson (NY) Mycological Association.

This very special event is limited to a small number of attendees, and is not part of regular the Festival Pass.


MEETING PLACE: CARHENGE PARKING LOT AT MUSHROOM TENT FOR CARPOOL AND CARAVAN STAGING and please remember to bring water and your lunch. There will be a lot of mushrooms to pick and you're going to be out there for a while...may even get to taste some!

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John Michelotti

John Michelotti is the founder of Catskill Fungi which empowers people with fungi through outdoor educational classes, cultivation courses, mushroom art, and mushroom health extracts.  John is a former President of the Mid-Hudson Mycological Association (MHMA) where he co-founded... Read More →
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Chad Hyatt

Chad Hyatt is a classically trained chef. He spent more than a decade cooking in restaurants and private clubs around the San Francisco Bay Area, where he now works as a freelance chef focused on private events. He spends his free time hunting for and learning about mushrooms, along... Read More →

Wednesday August 18, 2021 10:00am - 2:00pm MDT
Mountains in and around Telluride