MDC Hosting Online Mushroom Hunting Workshop This Month


An online workshop on mushroom picking is planned for the end of this month.

Visit the Missouri Department of Conservation for a “Wild Mushroom Foraging Webcast” on Wednesday, April 21st, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM to learn what types of edible mushrooms grow wild in Missouri, where they can be found, and how to find them be prepared.

It also gives you vital information on how to identify and avoid the many poisonous species of Missouri mushrooms – including the deadly false morel.

MDC scientist and mushroom expert Malissa Briggler will share her expertise and insights into mushroom hunting and finding and identifying edible and poisonous mushrooms.

She also offers cooking tips and answers participants’ questions.

Pre-register for the free live live mushroom picking webcast online by clicking a link with this story on NorthwestMOInfo.com.

Attendees will receive confirmation of registration and instructions on how to participate in the live webcast by email on April 21 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm



Robert Dunfee