LISTEN: There will be shrooms

Photo: Mark Byzewski

For many Alaskans, fall’s cooler temperatures and wet weather signal the peak of mushroom season. Two regional fungus festivals are happening this month, and whether you’re a veteran forager or a budding mycologist, there’s so much to learn about and discover in the woods and your own backyard.

Listen here:

HOST: Adelyn Baxter

GUESTS:

Kate Mohatt, Prince William Sound Zone Ecologist, U.S. Forest Service

Cathy Renfeldt, executive director, Cordova Chamber of Commerce

Gabriel Wingard, co-president, Turnagain Arm Mycological Society

LINKS:

Girdwood Fungus Fair

Cordova Fungus Festival

Outdoor Explorer: Gathering and foraging in Alaska

PARTICIPATE:

Call 907-550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (Comments may be read on air).

Post your comment during or after the live broadcast on social media (Comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.

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