Here is the schedule of events for the 20th Annual Yuba Watershed Fungus Foray and Wild Mushroom Exposition. Visit www.yubawatershedinstitute.org for tickets and event info.
Saturday, December 9th
9:00 – 9:15 • Register and sign-up for a foray group. Please arrive by 9:00 to ensure your place in a group.
9:15 – 9:45 • Introduction to the Foray and Basic Forms of Fungi and Where to Find Them
10:00 – 2:00 • Wild mushroom hunt
2:00 – 3:00 • Fungi of Colorado/ North American Mycoflora Project – Andy Wilson
3:00 – 4:00 • Fungi of the Yuba Pass – Douglas Smith
4:00 – 4:30 • DNA Sequencing Described – Damon Tighe
Sunday December 10
Sunday we host the 7th annual Wild Mushroom Exposition. The Exposition will be filled with presentations, interactive displays, and workshops based on our seasonal Sierra mushrooms. Stop by anytime between 11 am and 4pm. There will be wild-crafted food concessions, mushroom merchandise available for sale, break-away mini hikes on campus (weather dependent), and lectures and workshops that celebrate fungi.
11:30 – 12:00 • Citizen Science With iNaturalist – Damon Tighe
12:00 – 1:00 • History of Truffle Cultivation in California – Todd Spanier
1:00- 1:30 • Cultivation of Fungi Overview – Christopher Hodge
1:45 -2:45 • Medicinal Mushrooms – Christopher Hobbs
3:00- 3:30 • Overview of Discoveries of the Weekend – TBD
We need a few more volunteers!
We are looking for a few more volunteers to make the event run smoothly, especially on Sunday afternoon. If you are interested and available, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers will get free admission to the event.