Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, Maine
For more information: Jason Wimbiscus; 207-546-2821; eaglehill.us
Maine mycologist and author Greg Marley will explain how our eastern forests and fields are a treasure trove of mushrooms that are beautiful, unexpected, mysterious and, following periods of heavy rain, abundant. Some are edible, fewer are toxic and most are non-edible but nontoxic. Greg will talk about wild mushrooms and the challenges and opportunities involved in foraging for mushrooms safely.