04/20/2024
Scoville Memorial Library
38 Main St.
06068
Salisbury, Conn.
United States
The Amazing World of Local Wild Mushrooms with David Paton

The Amazing World of Local Wild Mushrooms with David Paton

On Saturday, April 20, 4 to 5:30 p.m., join Lakeville resident and legendary forager David Paton for a talk on the amazing world of wild fungi, featuring a wide variety of mushrooms that reside locally, including species that are beautiful, edible, medicinal, and even deadly. Learn why the “foolproof five” edible fungi are far from foolproof. Registration is required. Please visit www.scovillelibrary.org.

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