Mushroom Month has arrived: How are you celebrating?

Are you a fungi lover?

September is Mushroom Month. We've got lots of edible fungi in our own Calgary backyard, the larger Alberta region and other sections of Canada.

What better way to celebrate than foraging for and enjoying those delicious edibles. WARNING: Those who have never foraged for mushrooms should be aware that this 'hunt' can seriously captivate your interest and quickly level-up your excitement.

Let's look at some of your fungi celebration options:

1. Alberta Mycological Society

The Society organizes foraging events in the Edmonton area. Check out their calendar to find out when and where. While closer to home, their choice of events is not as extensive as those of the…

2. Mycological Society of Toronto

This calendar shows a wide variety of events throughout September and October.

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3. Fungi for the People

Foraging for mushrooms is all well and good, but at some point, the season ends…or does it?

Director of Fungi for the People, Ja Schindler believes that cultivating mushrooms is an act of social and environmental activism. (And such tasty activism, too.)

Schindler has been cultivating, researching and producing mushrooms for over 15 years. Since 2011, more than 3000 people have participated in his hands-on, mushroom workshops which take place in Oregon, USA. Check out his website for information on upcoming Mushroom Cultivation Design courses, which include a French interpreter as needed.

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posted September 20, 2018

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