Introduction to mushrooms

May 2, 2019 - 06:30pm to 08:30pm

identifying mushrooms

Have you ever seen a mushroom in the wild and wondered what it was? In this talk, mushroom enthusiast Leah Bendlin will teach you the basics of mushroom identification. Learn how to start sorting species by their physical characteristics and ecology. Bring in your own finds for hands-on practice.

Where: Oregon Zoo Education Center, 4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland

Cost: free but registration required

Details: Ages 12 and up


Pets policy: To protect plants, wildlife and people, Metro does not allow pets at regional parks and natural areas. Pets can damage habitat and threaten wildlife the region has worked to protect. In natural areas where dogs are not allowed, people see more wildlife and get closer to it. Seeing-eye dogs or other service animals are allowed. Please bring cleanup materials.