Mushroom ID Class

What are those mushrooms in your front yard? On your hike? Learn the basics to identifying local San Diego mushroom species!

About this Event
Please join us for our first virtual mushroom identificatioon workshop with the amazing mushroom legend, Dennis Sharmahd!

$10 for members (with discount code sent in member mailing)
$20 non-members

A Few Things To Note
* This workshop is open to members and non-members alike. Members get a discounted price using code shared in member email. If you’d like to become a member you can join HERE. Only one membership per family is required.

*Please collect mushrooms and bring them to the zoom call to be used in the class-portion of identification. A portion of the class will need your engagment, including finding some mushrooms to bring to class!

Workshop Agenda
10am: Introduction to mushroom features and terminology
10:30am ~ 12pm: Visual guide to fruiting fungi with in class identification practice using participant’s mushrooms

Zoom Rules
A Zoom link will be sent to you directly to join the class after purchase of ticket. Please do not share this link with anyone. This class is meant for whoever has purchased a ticket. Thank you!


Teacher Bio
Dennis Sharmahd: Edible Landscaper, Herbalist, Mycologist grew up with rare fruits and an edible landscaped garden in Lemon Grove. He has been traveling in the American South West, Mexico and Brazil hunting for rare fruits, herbs, mushrooms and vegetables. He has also been collecting and growing rare cactus and other fruits at his small farm north of Escondido for over 30 years. He is an integral member of SDMYCO.