Thank you for joining our first-ever Virtual Mushroom Festival!
In Partnership with Cascade Mycological Society and Lane Community College
Support our work!
The Mushroom Festival is the Arboretum’s biggest annual fundraiser. Please consider supporting our work by making a donation or becoming a member.
Presenters, presentations, and times are below. Musical interludes provided by Satori Bob. Click here to view bios of featured speakers.
|10:05AM||Mushroom Hunting on the Oregon Coast||Sandy & Ron Patton|
|10:25AM||Our Favorite Mushroom Identification Books||Chris Melotti & Molly Widmer|
|10:40AM||Scientific Illustration of Mushrooms||Roo Vandegrift|
|11:05AM||Expand Your Edible Mushroom Palette||Lee Yamada|
|11:20AM||Dyeing with Mushrooms||Cheshire Mayrsohn|
|Kristen & Trent Blizzard|
|1:00PM||Oregon’s Native Truffles||Charles LeFevre|
|1:30PM||Exploring the Unknown: Cryptic Mushroom Diversity In Your Backyard||Noah Siegel|
|2:10PM||Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms You Should Know||Peg Boulay, Chris Melotti, Ron and Sandy Patton, Lee Yamada, et al.|
|2:50PM||Mushroom Hunting in the Oregon High Cascades||Peg Boulay & Bruce Newhouse|
|3:10PM||Get Growing! Easy At-Home|
Mushroom Cultivation For
|3:50PM||The Mushroom Hunter’s Kitchen||Chad Hyatt|
|4:25PM||Mushrooms in the Environment: a First Introduction to Mushroom Ecology||Else Villenga|
|5:05PM||Myco-Blitz Awards||Bruce Newhouse & Susie Holmes|
|5:15PM||A Natural and Cultural History of Magic Mushrooms in British Columbia||Andy MacKinnon|
Submit photos of mushrooms in Lane County to iNaturalist from the 16th-24th of October. They’ll be identified by expert mycologists and these observations will serve as this year’s mushroom display! Awards will be presented for Best in Show and more! Check out the project webpage for more information!