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Mushroom Fair

The HBMS Mushroom Fair has been held annually since 1978 on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Our Fair features: between 300 – 500 species of fungi collected locally, identified and displayed in taxonomic groups on natural habitat materials; presentations and demonstrations by mycology experts; displays of edible and toxic mushrooms presided over by experts on these fungi; educational posters on fungi and ecology, fungal biology, odors, and many other topics; educational Activity Guides for children of varying ages to help them learn about fungi; mushroom growing kits for sale; shirts with annual designs; sales of mushroom field guides, cookbooks and more; mushroom identification for the public – bring your mushrooms!

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  • $5 / Free Children under 12 / $1 Ages 12 - 16
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