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Mushroom Walk for Beginners with Sue Van Hook

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

August Mushrooms on Rensselaer Plataeu 2016

Sue Van Hook, Mycologist, will lead us into the woods at one of our Preserves or Forests on the Rensselaer Plateau. Participants will have a chance to develop their field skills in mushroom identification. Bring a basket or bag with stiff sides, a field knife or trowel, and a hand lens if you have one.  Registration fee $10/person, kids are free.  

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

Group size for the walk is limited to 25 so it is first paid, first on the list. Directions will be mailed to participants registered 2 weeks before the walk.

Questions? Contact Marcy Steinbergatmarcygs@aol.com.

 

Resources:

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms by Gary Lincoff.

 Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada’s by Timothy Baroni. 

Mushrooms on Northeast North America by a George Barron

Outing can be used as credit toward Rensselaer Naturalist Patch.

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