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PRE-FESTIVAL EVENT: Fungi Fest

Saturday09/178:45 am - 3:45 pm

Fungi Fest
Saturday, September 11, 8:45 am – 3:45 pm

Fungi Fest is back, in a slightly different style for 2021. Join a morning foray to gather fungi in the forest at Kemp Station. Bring your own lunch and beverage.

After lunch, each of our fungi experts will staff a learning station where they will share information and greater detail on identifications, and other topics fungi related. A detailed schedule is below. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT.

8:45 am Arrival/Announcements
9:00 – 11:00 am Foray – explore the forest at Kemp Station and gather fungi
11:15 am Large group gathering around foray collections
12:00 pm Break for lunch – bring your own lunch and beverage
12:45 – 3:45 pm LEARNING STATIONS (self paced)

• Decay Fungi at Work and a Look at Medicinal Uses of Fungi (Dan Lindner)
• Lichens: Symbionts at the Station (Marie Trest)
• In the Kitchen with Fungi (Kymi Draeger)
• Beyond the Naked Eye (microscopic features of fungi) (Anne Small)
• Major Mushroom Groups from a Morphological Standpoint (Hunter Le Duc)
• Hidden Pathogens of the Forest (Glen Stanosz)

Details

Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://kemp.wisc.edu/outreach/
Event Type:
Hands-On, Talks

Venue:

Kemp Natural Resources Station
9161 Kemp Rd
Woodruff, WI 54568 United States
715-358-5667
https://kemp.wisc.edu/

Contact:

Kemp Natural Resources Station
715-358-5667
kemp@cals.wisc.edu
https://kemp.wisc.edu/

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