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2/27 Member Meet-Up: Mushrooms with Phil Carpenter

Join Phil Carpenter for a guided exploration of local mushrooms for this month’s Member Meet-Up, part of our line-up of Fungus February events.

Note: Location will be within Santa Cruz County and determined based on this season’s mushroom crop! All registrants will be notified once the location is determined.

Sunday, February 27, 2022
10 a.m. to noon

Free for Museum Members (join today!)

Accessibility and COVID protocol

  • Participants should be prepared to walk up to 2 miles on uneven terrain. More specific location notes to come.
  • Youth under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration fees apply to all ages.
  • We will provide hand lenses and field guides as resources, but feel free to bring along your favorite mushroom observation tools (we have a number of resources in our online store and Members receive 10% off).
  • Follow the latest guidelines for COVID safety at the time of the event.

About our Walk Leader

Phil Carpenter has been a mushroom picker (versus “hunter”) all of his life, having started picking midwest morels at a very early age. He has been pursuing mycology for nearly 40 years in California. He has been a member of the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz since it was founded, and has been an officer in the club for most of those years.

Explore our other Fungus February events, supported by the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz and Far West Fungi Santa Cruz.