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Mushrooms of the Carolinas and the Southern Appalachian Region

July 17, 2023 - July 21, 2023

Instructors: Alan and Arleen Bessette

Due to this workshop’s popularity, priority will be given to those who haven’t taken the workshop before.

This workshop will focus on the mycological diversity of North & South Carolina, and the Southern Appalachian Region.

Activities will consist of lectures/presentations on topics such as (but not limited to): Identification Techniques, Major Groups of Fungi, Ecology, Edibility & Toxicity; daily field work (forays); and laboratory/class activities where participants will be introduced to the use of field keys, microscopy, documentary photographic techniques, and more.

Designed for beginners wanting a solid introduction to mycology, and for more advanced individuals wishing to pursue their personal mycological interests, this workshop facilitates learning in a relaxed group setting in a unique and mycologically rich area.

Cost: $500 workshop fee + $300 housing fee (strongly encouraged)

For more information, visit https://highlandsbiological.org/summer-workshops/.


July 17, 2023
July 21, 2023


Highlands Biological Station
265 North 6th St
Highlands, NC 28741 United States
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