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FALAFEL presents: Mushroom Identification 101 with Jon Martin

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Working Food Community Center

219 Northwest 10th Avenue

Gainesville, FL 32601

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The Florida Academic Lichen And Fungi Enthusiasts League (FALAFEL) presents: Mushroom Identification 101 with Jon Martin

Learn all about mushrooms and how to identify them! This mushroom identification immersion and introduction to mycology focusing on Florida mushrooms is suitable for beginner to intermediate-level mushroom enthusiasts. Students will be introduced to and gain an understanding of mycology concepts, the importance of mushrooms in forest ecosystems, human uses of mushrooms, fungal taxonomy, descriptive terminology, methods of identification, proper collection/preservation techniques, major groups of mushrooms, common genera & species, edible and medicinal mushrooms, toxic and deadly mushrooms, reference resources, mushroom photography, and more. Images of mushrooms from Central Florida will be shown in addition to dried and/or live specimens which will be examined and described by the class.

Fungi Jon's Mushroom ID Care Package with tools and supplies for mushroom identification will be available for purchase, as well as local reference books, mushroom-infused products & club merchandise.

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