British Columbia: 20211015 - Whistler - Fungus Festival - Oct 15-16 2021

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  1. Frog

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    Oh, I hope it happens. I might even be able to go--it always conflicts with Apple Festival, but Apple Fest might not need me volunteering this year.
     
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    Updated info:
    https://www.whistlernaturalists.ca/fungus-among-us-mushroom-festival

    Schedule of Events:

    (Virtual) Talks by Gurus
    • Introducing the new go-to guidebook "Mushrooms of BC" by authors Andy Mackinnon and Kem Luther!
      • Long-time FAU gurus Andy and Kem proudly present their new book and how it will help you figure out what fungus is in front of your face.
    • "Mushrooms and mental health" by Thom O'Dell
      • Thom presents a quick dive into recent research using mushrooms to treat addiction, Alzheimer's, and more.
    • Winners of the Fantastic Fungi Photo Contest
      • Announced by professional photographers Joern Rohde and Andy Dittrich.
    Pay what you can here!

    When: Fri., Oct. 15, 2021 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Via Zoom (check back here for link) and Facebook Live
    Cost: Pay what you can (no ticket required)

    Walk with Gurus
    BC’s best lead walks at sites throughout Whistler. After registration, some groups will head out on foot and others will drive to trailheads. Please dress warmly. No dogs or collecting baskets.
    When: Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Meet at Myrtle Philip Community School, 6195 Lorimer Road
    Cost: $25 members; $30 non-members (FREE for youth under 18 but must register at checkout and show proof of vaccination if 12+)

    Buy tickets starting Oct. 4th at noon here!

    Mushroom Display
    Check out the day’s finds – you’ll see over 100 different types of mushrooms!
    When: Sat., October 16, 2021 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Where: Myrtle Philip Community School, 6195 Lorimer Road
    Cost: Pay what you can (no ticket required)

    Fantastic Fungi Photo Contest
    Great prizes for winners in five different categories and draw prizes to participants who submit a photo for all categories. Photos must be taken after September 13, 2021 and submitted by October 13th. Learn how to enter here!
     

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