Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Wild About Mushrooms

January 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Bohemia Ecological Preserve Workshop Series hosted by Landpaths

Wild About Mushrooms: Join George Riner from SOMA for an exploration of the magnificent, moldy world of fungi at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve.

Want to learn even more about mushrooms? The Sonoma County Mycological Association (SOMA) is a non-profit group dedicated to learning about local mushrooms, and educating the public about the vast and diverse world of fungi.

What if it’s raining? We’ll go in a light rain but a heavy rain cancels – if in doubt, call the Landpaths Outings Line at 544-7284 after 8 am. If no special message, it’s a go!

  • Workshops are limited to small groups for a more hands-on experience
  • All proceeds go to support programs like those at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve
  • Workshop fees are non-refundable (thank you for registering only if you intend to join us)
  • If you plan to drop off or mail a check to our office please do so at least seven days before the workshop
  • This workshop is geared towards adults

Workshop Details: During the workshop you’ll be walking & exploring the Preserve. Please come prepared for a moderate hike with some steep sections (approx 2-4 miles). We will spread out at some points, but mostly stay together in a group. We encourage a sense of sharing on this event, so if you find an especially abundant patch of mushrooms please plan on sharing them with others.

When and Where: We will meet at 10am at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve. The Preserve is located at 6773 Bohemian Hwy, just past Westminster Woods. From the intersection of Graton Road and Bohemian Highway in Occidental, travel approximately 3 miles north on Bohemian Highway. The Preserve is on the right-hand side (if you are coming from Occidental) & looks like a quarry. Watch for staff or volunteers located at Bohemian Highway to direct you to parking!

What to bring: Sturdy boots or shoes, weather appropriate clothes in layers, snacks & water, notebook & pen if you wish, your favorite mushroom guides, a basket & knife, magnifying lens, & camera. There is some poison oak on the property – bring technu if you have it.

Details, Details:
You will be asked to sign a liability waiver.
There is one porta-potty on the property
There is no potable water available on the property.
No pets or smoking are permitted and absolutely no smoking pets!
We will stay together as a group & leave together. Early departures cannot be accommodated except in case of medical emergency.

Learn More & Sign Up: Spots are currently sold out but you can sign up for the waitlist. http://landpaths.org/eventdetails.aspx?EventId=30355

Email outings@landpaths.org or call 707.44.7284 with any questions. Looking forward to seeing you at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve!


January 29, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, , , , ,



Join our newsletter

Get the latest redwood updates in your inbox
   Please leave this field empty