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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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    Lepista Nuda

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    RUSSULA SANGUINEA

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    BOTELUS EDULIS GRANDEDULIS

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    AGARICUS AGUSTUS

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    HELVELLA LACUNOSA

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    LACTARIUS RUFULUS

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    TREMELLA MESENTERICA

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    Marasmius plicatulus

Mushroom Walks 2017

Each Monday, November 20 through December 18, 2017 at 1:30 PM

The Gardens is home to more than 150 species of mushrooms during fall and winter on the Mendocino Coast. Mushrooms are the fruiting bodies of some types of fungi. Normally hidden underground, these reproductive structures lie dormant until the rainy season, when they sprout above the earth. We consider mushrooms to be one of our collections, and we are the only botanical garden in the U.S. to label the mushrooms in our garden with both scientific and common names.

Enjoy an identification walk and learn mushroom lore with Naturalist and Mycologist, Mario Abreu each Monday from November 20 through December 18 (Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18). Join us Monday, November 6 for an extra special Mushroom Walk in celebration of the Mushroom, Wine, and Beer Festival


DID YOU KNOW?
MCBG's Mushroom Madness got a shout-out in NEW YORK MAGAZINE!
But please remember, mushrooms found at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens should stay at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens... do not pick or collect!

Overview

Start Date: Monday, November 20, 2017

End Date: Monday, December 18, 2017

Schedule Details: Walks leave from The Plaza at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens at 1:30 p.m. each Monday (Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18)

Location: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Instructor: Mycologist, Mario Abreu

Payment Information: Walk is free with Gardens' admission.

Contact

Contact: The Garden Store

Contact Phone: 707-964-4352 ext. 16