7th Annual Festival of the Fungus

November 4th, 2017

11am to 4pm

Commons Room at the main entrance of the Estacada High School

355 NE 6th Ave, Estacada, OR 97023

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Calling all fun-guys and fun-gals!

Join us from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, for all things mushroom at the 2017 Estacada Festival of the Fungus, Estacada High School commons area, 355 NE 6th St., Estacada, Oregon.

This fun and educational event is free for youngsters 12 and younger and all Estacada School District students with student I.D. Admission is $5 cash/check.

Mycologists will be on hand to identify your mushroom and fungi finds and answer questions. Specimens should be fresh and with base, if possible. Make a note of tree species close by, elevation and area to help with identification.

Shop our vendors’ fungus-related wares, enjoy local mushroom art, and marvel at our gorgeous, educational display of Northwest mushrooms.

The festival will feature children’s activities, a planning area for future mushroom-hunting outings and our ever-popular fungi- and fermentation-related demonstrations.

Several local eateries are offering delicious wild mushroom-based dishes the day of the event. A list of participating restaurants will be available at the festival.

The Estacada Festival of the Fungus is sponsored by the Estacada Fungus Association, a non-profit corporation, dedicated to the education and research of fungi.

The festival is a family oriented event. We wish to especially thank the Estacada Public Library and Estacada School District for partnering with us to make this event a reality.

Main Events

• Large display table of locally found mushrooms with labels
• Mushroom identifiers for folks who bring in mushrooms
• Representatives from US Forest Service and Oregon State Parks to explain mushroom hunting rules for their lands
• Art show

 

 

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Demonstrations:

• Fermentations Demos

• Mushroom cleaning

 

 

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Vendors:

• Mushroom cultivation kits

• Mushroom log & bags

• Mushroom photography

• Pottery

• Books

• Other mushroom related items

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• Main Street Restaurants – Dining out with mushrooms dishes

• Many of the local eateries will be offering
mushroom specials on their menus in conjunction with
The Estacada Festival of the Fungus

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Estacada Public Library

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