Los Angeles

27th Annual Los Angeles Mycological Society Wild Mushroom Fair

The Los Angeles Mycological Society has alerted us that this year’s Mushroom Fair will be held on February 13, 2011, at Ayres Hall at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden at 301 North Baldwin Avenue in Arcadia. This is a free event (with purchase of an admission to the Arboretum) and is a perennial favorite among mushroom enthusiasts.

As in past years, this year’s fair will including cooking demonstrations, mushroom growing demonstrations, displays, children’s activities, and wild mushroom identification. The keynote speaker will be Moselio Schaechter, a visiting scholar at the University of California at San Diego and the author of In the Company of Mushrooms: A Biologist’s Tale.

Additional details will be announced shortly on the Los Angeles Mycological Society’s site.