SCSHROOM 8th Annual Festival



Events (Forays, Shows, Meetings, Presentations & More)


Friday, Oct – 14

10:00 AM ● Location TBA

Members Only Foray(s) – to collect specimens for the show and cooking demonstrations on Saturday, Oct 15th & 16th.  One or more forays will be conducted by experienced foray leaders in preparation for the upcoming festival. One or more emails will be sent out to members with details including starting times and places. Stay tuned!


7:00 PM  ● Roberts Creek Hall

Daniel Winkler Feature Presentation
Title: “Flavourful, Fancy and Foul Fungi“ $10 at the door


Saturday, Oct – 15

11am – 4pm  ●  Maderia Park Hall
8th Annual Mushroom Show – Hundreds of mushrooms have been identified and are on display for everyone to view. There are also vendors, mushroom cooking demonstrations and other mushroom related activities. Join us!


Sunday, Oct – 16

11:00 am – 4:00 pm  ●  Foray and cook-up of local edibles ● Location TBA

Guided Foray and Mushroom Tasting with Daniel Winkler – Price $30.00 per person.

Take a walk on the wild side with this year’s visiting guest speaker, Daniel Winkler, On Sunday SCSHROOM is offering a guided mushroom foray, accompanied by adventurer and mushroom Guru, Daniel Winkler. This foray will lead you on a hike to find, identify and pick common and delicious examples of our local fungi. Following the foray, we will meet in one of our local community halls to taste some of your finds from 1:30 to 4 pm.  We will go, rain or shine, so be prepared for either. Bring hat, gloves, warm clothing in layers, sturdy shoes, a lunch and something to drink. Optional items are a knapsack, basket, knife, walking stick, and camera.


This is always a very popular event and sells out early. The cost is $30 per person, limited to a maximum of 30 participants.  Once we reach the maximum number, you can still register to be on our stand -by list in the event of cancellations.


Once registered and have paid for the foray, we will email you where to meet for the Sunday morning. We will inform you on Saturday of our meeting place where the foray will start.


Tickets for this event go on sale October 1, 2016 on-line at our website.  So go there now to, click on the Events button and it will take you to where you can purchase your ticket.


A wait list will also be created for this event. If you register and pay, but are unable to attend, you have until midnight, October 13, 2016 to cancel for a full refund. Refunds will not be given after that date, unless we are able to sell a ticket for the vacancy.


Monday, Oct – 17

Thank You Foray with Daniel Winkler

10:00 AM  ●  Location TBA

Festival Volunteer’s Appreciation Foray with Daniel Winkler.

Festival volunteers will be invited to join Daniel Winkler on a foray to discover the local mushrooms and fungi in our area.

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