Join us at Browntown Oak Forest SNA on Sunday, October 7 at 2 pm. The fall is a great time for foraging in oak forests. We will find all kinds of edible and choice inedible fungi, from giant puffballs (Calvatia gigantea) to small puffballs (Lycoperdon pyriforme), from bright crusts (Phlebia coccineofulva) to resinous polypores (Ischnoderma resinosum), and cool boletes like the cyan-staining bolete (Cyanoboletus pulverulentus). Find a carpool buddy here. Leah Bendlin will be leading this foray. She grew up in Madison and is back from the Pacific Northwest for a few months. Leah is on the board of directors of the Oregon Mycological Society and has been foraging mushrooms and teaching mycology for years.
Browntown Oak Forest SNA is 1 hour and 4 minutes from the Madison Capitol. If you follow the Google Map instructions, drive to where Google takes you then keep going for about another minute up the hill. The parking lot is on the right at the top of the hill. The DNR map shows where the parking area is.
If you have any questions, contact Leah via email: