Wild Mushrooms: Foraging Workshop for Experienced
September 18, 2022
Have you been wild mushroom foraging before in Finland? Do you already know about 5-10 edible mushrooms such as chanterelles (kantarelli), yellowfoot chanterelles (suppilovahvero), porcini (herkkutatti), woolly milkcaps (karvarousku), or hedgehog (rusko-orakas)? If you would like to expand your knowledge of wild mushrooms, this is the workshop for you!
Join us for a 3-hour advanced workshop at Mustavuori on Sunday 18 September. This foraging tour will introduce us to the common and less common wild mushrooms from the pristine forests of Mustavuori nature reserve and fortification.
Biologist Anna Nyman of “Foraging in Finland” will be our guide. The foraging workshop will be held in English (though you will also learn the Finnish names!) and includes:
• An advanced foraging tour to identify different types of wild edible mushrooms
• Learn to identify and use the less common Finnish mushrooms safely
• Learn to identify the most common poisonous mushrooms
• Learn about local ecology and nature
• Learn about preserving mushrooms, including drying and freezing
• Understand everyman’s rights and the importance of sustainable foraging
• An informative E-book about wild mushrooms in Finland (in English; available in Finnish)
NOTE: As we will be foraging away from the main paths, the workshop is not suitable for prams or strollers or for young children.
The availability of mushrooms depends on the weather conditions of autumn and varies in different terrains.
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