Mushroom walks and talks


Wild Mushroom Walks and Talks

  • Sunday, May 5, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Dominic Costa and Cornell Cooperative
Extension of Schuyler County to dive into the Art of Mushroom hunting. Knowing the
forest and the plants that inhabit those eco systems will allow you to search in the right location for each species of mushroom.

May 5th Learning how to identify trees, and their
connections to edible mushroomsin a classroom setting.

July 21st The art of Foraging for Fungi.

October 20th Mushroom hunting, identification and

Classes are Sundays from 1pm-3pm. $25 registration fee per session or if you register for all 3 sessions you will get a free book Mushrooms of the
  Contact: Roger Ort at or call 607-535-7161 for more

Dominic Costa is a fanatic for fungi. Dominic's interest into mushrooms started in his first mycology class at the University of Maryland where he earned a degree in Environmental
Science and Geography. His pursuit for his passion continued with the completion of a permaculture design certificate from the finger lakes permaculture institute in 2013. Since then Dominic has dedicated his life to studying fungi, working on several mushroom farms as well as managing one. When Dominic isn't working at Blackdiamond Farm and Cider or Stonecat Cafe you most often can find him in the woods foraging for fungi.

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Roger Ort
Local Foods and Agriculture Educator

Last updated January 25, 2019