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Events for Wednesday May 15, 2019


Kingston Greenways Association Annual Meeting and Program on Mushrooms with Jim Barg

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Wednesday May 15, 2019
7:30 PM

Following a brief business meeting, Jim Barg of the NJ Mycological Association will present "A Brief Introduction to Finding and Identifying Wild Mushrooms," a look at what mushrooms are, how they grow, and how beginners can go about starting to identify the mushrooms they find. The event is free, and all are welcome. https://www.kingstongreenways.org/

Jim is a semi-retired graphic designer who is currently employed as a freelance wild food and mushroom forager for several restaurants in the New Jersey/Pennsylvania area. He is a past President of the New Jersey Mycological Association and is one of their veteran mushroom identifiers. He also serves as art director for the Association's bimonthly newsletter. In addition, Jim is a consultant to the New Jersey Poison Control Center, acting as one of several mushroom identifiers who are called in cases of suspected mushroom poisonings. Jim's passion for wild fungi and their identification stretches over several decades.


 

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