Introduction to Foraging for Wild Edible Mushrooms

Wed Oct 28, 2020 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

This immersive wilderness experience will bring you into the forest with a single delicious goal in mind: how to identify, find, and harvest wild edible mushrooms!

There are thousands of species of mushrooms in eastern North America, many of which you can find right here in the Haliburton Highlands, and all across Ontario! Many have strange alien-looking shapes that don't resemble the mushrooms you find in the grocery store at all. Some look like heads of cauliflower, some like beautiful corals you’d find under the sea, others like soccer balls, bird’s feathers, or dangling icicles that hang from tree trunks, dead stumps and logs, or that burst up from the forest floor through leaves and dirt.

Mushroom hunting is a fascinating, gratifying, and often misunderstood outdoor activity. Come learn the basics of foraging for these fungal wonders of nature, learn tricks of the forager’s trade, and have a blast doing it!

COVID protocols have been developed for your safety.  Please book in advance. Available to family and friend bubbles, couples and individuals   

$55.00/person based on a group of 6 or more. (Maximum group size 12) If your dates are flexible Yours Outdoors can put you in a group with others for this experience.

$99/person for semi private (less than 6 people) and $150/for solo plus HST.  

Kennaway Rd near Haliburton
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