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Mushroom-Hunting Basics

Mushroom Hunting
Class: Mushroom-Hunting Basics. Photo by Blanca Begert.

Mushroom season is just around the corner! On this walk we will search the grounds of BBG for mushrooms and discuss the basics of mushroom location, identification, edible and toxic properties, medicinal uses, and especially ecology—since understanding the role of fungus in the environment is an essential part of finding and identifying mushrooms.
Dates:April 14, 2019 Check for other dates
Meets:Su from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:Administration Building Classroom 125
Instructor:Nathaniel Whitmore
Member Fee:$ 27.00
Nonmember Fee:$ 29.00
Notes:You must bring your printed confirmation to the Garden for admittance to each class session. Report to the security desk at the 1000 Washington Avenue entrance, and you will be directed to your classroom. Show your confirmation for free admission to the Garden before each class. For drivers, the parking lot is located at 900 Washington Avenue. Allow 5 to 10 minutes to walk from the parking lot to the Education building.

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

If you have questions about your online registration, please call us at 718-623-7220 or email

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