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Fungus Among Us: Wild Mushroom Identification Walk

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Amanita Jacksonii mushrooms

Learn the basics of foraging wild mushrooms, including when and where to look for them, what to avoid, the mushroom life cycle, how to identify and distinguish mushrooms, some basic types of edible wild mushrooms found in the area, and basic preparation and preservation of harvested mushrooms. This event is appropriate for ages 12 and up.

Our guide, Jon Wall, is an attorney with Higgins Benjamin, PLLC and an amateur mushroom forager. He started the Piedmont Mycological Association Facebook page in 2012, and currently serves on the Board of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation.


This event is part of NCWF’s Walks on the Wild Side series that creates opportunities for the public to learn about and connect with the natural wonders of North Carolina.


June 25
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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