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Guided Mushroom Hunting Class at EARTH CARE FARM presented by The Mushroom Hunting Foundation Keep an eye out for our next class! $30 each participant (8 participants maximum)
A hands-on class with Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt, New England’s leading mushroom hunting teachers, hiking into the forest for a close look at local fungi in their natural habitats. Learn why harvesting wild mushrooms is sustainable, and how knowing their ecology can help you find them. Tools of the trade will be demonstrated as mushrooms are collected—some for study, some for recipes! Ryan and Emily will teach you science-based, safe methods to experience the amazing world of wild mushrooms.
Ryan T. Bouchard is the author and photographer of the groundbreaking new book Gourmet Mushrooms of the Northeast 2019. Emily Schmidt also studies our local mushroom species and their nutritional values, and teaches creative cooking that highlights their many unique flavors. Together, they created The Mushroom Hunting Foundation. They have educated thousands of people about safely enjoying America’s wild mushrooms.