Category Archives: Fungi

Fabulous Fall Fungi 2017

Now in its 8th year, Fabulous Fall Fungi is a series of multi-day mushroom workshops offered to members of the public each fall at Queen's University Biological Station. These workshops introduce participants to the impressive diversity of mushrooms and other fungi growing in Southern Ontario. Typically, 150 - 200 species are identified in each session, including ones not seen in previous years. In all, nearly 500 species have been recorded since the workshops began back in 2009 (there was no … Continue Reading ››

Fabulous Fall Fungi 2016

Now in its 7th year, Fabulous Fall Fungi has grown steadily, from a single workshop each year to offering four sessions this year. These workshops introduce participants to the impressive diversity of mushrooms and other fungi growing in Southern Ontario. Typically, 130-160 species are identified in each 3-day workshop, including species not seen in previous years. It is possible that 200 (or more) species will be seen in this year's first-ever 5-day workshop. In all, nearly 400 species have been … Continue Reading ››

Another session added to Fabulous Fall Fungi 2015

Fabulous Fall Fungi workshop Third session available Sep 8 to Sep 11

Now in its 6th year, this popular 3-day workshop explores the impressive diversity of mushrooms and other fungi found in Southern Ontario. Suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced. Activities include daily field trips to collect specimens, working in the classroom to identify our finds, and discussions on fungal ecology, natural history, and uses. There will also be one or more evening presentations, plus the opportunity to see a bioluminescent mushroom in action. If … Continue Reading ››

Fabulous Fall Fungi 2015

Now in its 6th year, this popular 3-day workshop explores the vast diversity of mushrooms and other fungi found in Southern Ontario. Suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, Activities include daily field trips to collect specimens, working in the classroom to identify our finds, and discussions on fungal ecology, natural history, and uses. There will also be one or more evening presentations, plus the opportunity to see a bioluminescent mushroom in action. If we find any edibles, our cook is always amenable to cooking … Continue Reading ››