Amateur mycologists invited to discover a Forest of Fungi in Campbell River

Campbell River Mirror
September 8, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

The upcoming Forest of Fungi event being held in the Beaver Lodge Lands on Sept. 23 will help demystify the various species of mushrooms growing amongst the trees. The event will be part of National Forest Week, a public outreach and education week held across the country to help expand people’s knowledge about forests. “This year’s theme is supporting biological diversity,” said Heather Soo from the Canadian Institute of Forestry. That theme fits nicely with Soo’s other interest: mushrooms. …Soo will also be taking part in the Cumberland Fungus Festival, which will be the week after the Campbell River event.

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