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Wild mushroom shows coming up

Oct 7th, 2015 | Category: News

The fall in the Northwest means a lot of growth, especially in the mushroom world. October is the time for local mushroom shows, so let’s see what’s happening.

Bellingham’s Wild Mushroom Show will be held this year on  Sunday, Oct. 18. Pacific Northwest forests and fields are filled with thousands of different kinds of mushrooms and you can experience hundreds of them at this fun, family event, sponsored by the Northwest Mushroomers Association. Visitors can look at displays of locally collected mushrooms, receive identification information, and enjoy talks and presentation. The show takes place noon to 5 p.m. at the Bloedel Donovan Community Building, 2214 Electric Ave. in Bellingham. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students/seniors, and free for children under 12. For show information, see www.northwestmushroomers.org.

The 44th Annual Wild Mushroom Show presented by the Snohomish County Mycological Society (SCMS) takes place Sunday, Oct. 11, in cooperation with Everett Parks and Recreation. The show features a display of wild mushrooms collected by SCMS members, vendor sales, training on basic mushroom identification, and demonstrations. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are accepted. The mushroom identification class will begin at 1 p.m. in Lions Hall. Vendors will be set up, and visitors can attend lectures and watch demonstrations. The public is welcome to bring their own discoveries for possible identification by an expert. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Floral Hall in Forest Park, 802 East Mukilteo Boulevard, Everett. For additional information see www.scmsfungi.org.

In addition, Wild Things is hosting a “Family Field Trip: The Fungus Among Us” on Sunday, Oct. 11 at North Lake Whatcom Park, starting at 10 a.m. For more details see http://wildwhatcom.org.

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