Curry Campus

Mushroom Identification Workshops in Curry


Port Orford, OR. - Southwestern Oregon Community College is hosting Mushroom Identification workshops in Port Orford and Brookings. The workshops are scheduled to meet November 16 and 17  in Brookings and November 17 and 18, 2012  in Port Orford.

Positive identification of local edible and non-edible species—as well as favorable locations, preparation, and preservation methods—will be covered during the evening lecture. The group will participate in a field trip the next day to hunt for wild mushrooms. After the field trip, students will have an opportunity to taste the mushrooms. Registered students may bring mushrooms to the class for identification.

The Brookings class is scheduled to begin with a lecture segment from 6:00pm to 900 p.m. on Friday, November. 16 at Southwestern’s Brookings Center, followed by a field trip from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November. 17.

The Port Orford class will begin with the lecture segment from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Port Orford City Hall followed by a field trip from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November. 18.

Cost of the workshop is $42. For more information or to register, those interested can contact Southwestern’s Gold Beach Center at (541) 247-2741 or the Brookings Center at (541) 469-5017.