Oct 8th Morning Mushroom Walk - Urban Cowboy Lodge
Join a mushroom walk and learn about the ecological functions of fungi, common edibles and medicinal mushrooms, as well as historic uses of fungi and present day innovations of these fantastic Fungi! Walks usually fill up so it is recommended you sign up in advance.
Meet at 10am at Urban Cowboy Lodge 37 Alpine Rd, Big Indian, NY 12410
What to expect:
We will start at the Urban Cowboy Lodge for a brief Fungi101 explanation as well as what to expect from our walk. You can chose a basket, bags, and/or books to take with you as we walk into the forest to learn about the fungi we find. We will talk about how to look for, sustainably harvest, and identify mushrooms. We talk about which mushrooms are edible/medicinal, and how to prepare them. We will also focus on historic uses, current scientific trends, and present day innovations of the fungi we find. People of all ages are welcome to explore and get their questions answered. After getting a chance to explore and collect on your own, we will walk back to the lodge and spread out all of our specimens on a table for further learning. If you're interested in Catskill Fungi extracts of books they will be available for purchase.
Please dress for the weather. We will walk rain or shine. This means boots or sneakers. Optional equipment would be a water bottle, bug/tick repellent, rain coat, or snacks. You are welcome to bring pictures of mushrooms you would like identified.
Students under the age of 16 are free. 16 years old and above must purchase tickets. Adults, bring only children directly under their care and at most 3 children per adult.
Please don't take advantage of this policy, otherwise we will have to charge for kids.
I love them but no. Never met a dog on a walk that didn't step on the mushrooms or worse. Some people have allergies or are afraid of dogs.
If you need to cancel please notify us via email. Email us at least 48 hour before the start of the walk and we will refund you.
See you in the woods!