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Everett Public Library News Release

Posted on: March 29, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Explore the mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Navy graphic showing two photos of mushrooms taken by Salish Mushrooms with program details

EVERETT, WA – Are you looking for an excuse to get outdoors and start exploring? Curious about the many mushrooms in the parks and forests around us? Join Jeremy Collison, founder of Salish Mushrooms, for an introduction to mushrooming in the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. at www.crowdcast.io/e/mushrooms

Participants will learn the basics of mushrooming in the Pacific Northwest, find out about native mushrooms, review basic safety concerns, and learn how to identify mushrooms using the inaturalist.org website. This program is ideal for anyone interested in mushrooms. No mycology knowledge or previous foraging experience necessary.

Jeremy Collison founded Salish Mushrooms to share his love of mushrooms with the Pacific Northwest community. From the time that morels begin to appear in the spring, until the waning days of mushroom season in December, he can be found outside in search of interesting mushrooms. Collison grows and studies mushrooms in his home lab, hosts weekly community meetings through the Pacific Northwest Mushroom Meetup, offers guided foraging tours, and volunteers with his local mushroom club. Collison is a knowledgeable and passionate guide to the fascinating world of mushrooms all around us.

This program is free and open to the public. Visit the event page at www.crowdcast.io/e/mushrooms  to save your spot and join the fun. Visit www.epls.org or call 425-257-8000 to learn more about this event and other library programs.

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