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Woodlawn to offer workshop on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada

Ellsworth -

Chanterelles- Woodlawn to offer a workshop with David Spahr on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada, Friday, September 24th, 9 am - 1 pm. Please call Woodlawn for details and registration at 667-8671.

ELLSWORTH -  Woodlawn Museum hosts a workshop on edible and medicinal mushrooms from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24. Join author and field mycologist David Spahr for an illustrated talk and slide show.  Mr. Spahr will focus on finding, collecting, identifying and preparing common edible and medicinal mushroom species of Maine, New England, and Eastern Canada. He will also discuss which species of mushrooms work best with which cooking process and their best match with food and wine.
David Spahr, author, naturalist, photographer, and edible forest farmer, has collected edible mushrooms for 37 years. He is on the Maine Mushroom Task Force developing rules for the foraging and sale of wild mushrooms. His book, Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada, was released in July 2009.
For more information about David Spahr and his book, visit http://www.mushroom-collecting.com/
$45 for members and $55 for non-members. As space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling Woodlawn at 667-8671. Participants are asked to bring a bag lunch.

For More Information:

Contact Name: For information and registration, contact Woodlawn at 667-8671.

Telephone Number: (207)667-8671

Website: http://www.woodlawnmuseum.org

Email: educator@woodlawnmuseum.org