Ian Vair, mushroom expert and chef, will lead the workshop. Boletus, black trumpets, puffballs and hedgehog mushrooms are potential finds.

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Ian Vair, local wild mushroom expert and chef, to lead this workshop. The wild edible mushroom season is in full swing.  Ian Vair, local mushroom expert and chef, will be leading the workshop.  Boletus, Black Trumpets, Puffballs and Hedgehog mushrooms will all be on the list of potential finds. As always, Ian begins his workshops with a lecture discussing tact and informative skills. Safety, understanding field guides, types of fungus and the entire identification process will all be covered. Join the fun and engage your senses with an afternoon of learning, excitement and adventure! Pre-registration is required and costs $25. Please wear comfortable shoes for hiking the woods and sloping terrain. Bring a water bottle, insect repellent, and a bag for collecting your finds. For more information or to register, please call the GMALL office at (802) 867-0111 or visit www.greenmtnacademy.org.


  • Occurred Sunday, August 25th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Merck Forest & Farmland Center

3270 VT 315
Rupert, VT 05768