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27th Annual Los Angeles Wild Mushroom Fair

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February 12, 2011 (Saturday)

9:00 AM-1:00 PM  Foray in the Santa Ana Mountains to collect specimens for display at the Wild Mushroom Fair.  Led by Steven Pencall.

3:00 PM--9:00 PM Fair Setup at Ayres Hall, Arboretum of Los Angeles County--your help is needed.



February 13, 2011 (Sunday) 10 AM-4 PM

Ayres Hall

The  Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden in Arcadia
(301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia)

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 Arboretum vicinity map is here.


See photos from the 2010 Mushroom Fair here


Cooking Demonstration 

Mushroom Growing Demos

Wild Mushroom Displays

Books, Collectibles, Art

Children’s Activities

Wild Mushroom Identification


Admission to the Mushroom Fair is free with admission to the Arboretum*


Keynote Speaker:  Moselio Schaechter

Visiting Scholar, University of California at San Diego

Author, In the Company of Mushrooms: A Biologist's Tale


Tentative Schedule (Subject to change)

10:00 AM--Fair opens to public. Mushroom Walk in the Arboretum.

11:00 AM -Oyster Mushroom growing demonstration.

12 Noon Cooking Demonstration

1:00 PM-- Second Oyster Mushroom Growing Demonstration.

2:00 PM Cooking Demonstration

3:00 PM Keynote Speaker: Dr. Moselio Schaechter, "Mushrooms through the Ages"


Questions about the Mushroom Fair?

Contact LAMS at 323-292-1900 or info(at)lamushrooms.org   (please replace (at) with "@") 


*Admission to the Arboretum is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors (62 and over), $6 for students with ID, and $3 for children 5- 12. Children under 5 are admitted free.  Arboretum members are admitted free. Parking is free.


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