Guided Forays

Guided Forays

Notable mycologists and wild food experts lead forays throughout National Forest lands in Eagle County, Colorado

 

Event Details

Date:         Saturday, August 10  |  Sunday, August 11

Time:       9am – 3pm.  Registration begins at 8:30am      See festival schedule

Cost:         $65 Individual Ticket  |  $40 Students under 21 | Guaranteed with VIP Pass.  Includes mushroom identification

Location:  Brush Creek Pavilion, 909 Capitol St, Eagle, CO 81631 & White River National Forest

Join us for a day-long exploration into the National Forest lands near Eagle, Colorado. This distinctive experience brings together mushroom enthusiasts of all levels, from beginners on their first foray to seasoned experts. Led by notable mycologists and wild food experts, this adventure promises a day filled with exploration, mushroom hunting tips, and the opportunity to ask questions to foray leaders with decades of experience.

During the foray, everyone will enjoy a catered lunch, and a moment to share experiences with fellow enthusiasts in a mountain setting.  The day concludes back in Eagle, where mycophiles showcase their bounty, engage in discussions on mushroom identification, and explore the intricacies of the fungi realm.

Over half of the spots are reserved. Reserve your space now.

Meet the Foray Leaders

Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

Brian Barzee

Board Member, Pikes Peak Mycological Society
Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

Sebastian Tabibi

Founder & President, North Texas Mycological Association
Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

Orion Aon

Founder, Forage Colorado
Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

Larry Evans

Author & Founder, Western Montana Mycological Association
Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

Ken Kassenbrock MD PhD

Emeritus Associate Professor of Biology, Colorado State University
Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

Jon Sommer

President, Colorado Mycological Society
Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

John Sir Jesse

Author & Founder, Herb Walker Tours

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