Have you ever seen a mushroom in the woods and wondered what it was? In this talk at the Oregon Zoo Education Center, 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.
Cost: Free; metered parking
Ages: ages 12 and older.
Advanced registration is required. Class size is limited to 40.
Registration is handled through the Oregon Zoo, a service of Metro.
Pets policy: To protect plants, wildlife and people, Metro does not allow pets at most regional parks and natural areas. Pets can damage sensitive 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.