Wild Mushroom Hunting Class at Cranston Public Library

Wild Mushroom Hunting Class To Be Held At Cranston Public Library

Learn how to safely forage for wild mushrooms at the Cranston Public Library on Saturday, May 9. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt of Southern New England Mushroom Hunting will present an educational 90-minute presentation on the hobby of mushroom hunting. The presentation will include safety tips, nutrition facts, and stunning photography of local fungi. 

Bouchard is the author and photographer behind the book and calendar "Gourmet Mushrooms of Rhode Island." (Copies of the book will be available for sale at the event.) Schmidt studies the culinary uses and nutritional values of local mushroom varieties.

More information about Southern New England Mushroom Hunting is available at http://on.fb.me/1OpHJb2.

More information about Cranston Public Library is available at www.cranstonlibrary.org.

Cranston Public Library is located at 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd, Cranston RI 02920.

(release from Cranston Public Library)