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Mitchell State Park - May 26, Wild Mushroom Clinic

morel mushroom growing in the forest

Mitchell State Park - May 26, Wild Mushroom Clinic

2024-05-26T14:00:00Z 2024-05-26T20:00:00Z Mitchell State Park - May 26, Wild Mushroom Clinic

Join outdoor enthusiasts Jill and Aaron Grenchik as they instruct you on how to identify a variety of Michigan’s edible wild mushrooms and share some tips on where to start looking. In addition, you will learn about proper handling techniques for transport, cleaning, consumption (including some sampling) and home preservation.

The class will start at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center at 10 a.m. (doors open at 9:30) and will run four to five hours. We will start the day in the classroom and then move to the woods nearby.

Cost for the class is $55, which includes lunch.

To register for this class, go to Michigan.gov/DNRLicenses and click on the "Purchase a license" button. Sign in (using either a username and password or your ID and birthdate), and find the class under the Outdoor Skills Academy tab.

For more information contact Edward Shaw at 231-779-1321 or ShawE@Michigan.gov.

Please note: Cancellations must be made two weeks prior to the class to guarantee a full refund. No refunds will be issued after that. You must email ShawE@Michigan.gov with "Refund mushroom clinic" in the subject line.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Mitchell State Park.

This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at Michigan.gov/OutdoorSkills.

6087 East M-115,

Cadillac, Michigan, 49601

Event Date

Start: May 26, 2024 10:00 AM

End: May 26, 2024 4:00 PM

Contact Information
Ed Shaw

Park Interpreter, Mitchell State Park

Join outdoor enthusiasts Jill and Aaron Grenchik as they instruct you on how to identify a variety of Michigan’s edible wild mushrooms and share some tips on where to start looking. In addition, you will learn about proper handling techniques for transport, cleaning, consumption (including some sampling) and home preservation.

The class will start at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center at 10 a.m. (doors open at 9:30) and will run four to five hours. We will start the day in the classroom and then move to the woods nearby.

Cost for the class is $55, which includes lunch.

To register for this class, go to Michigan.gov/DNRLicenses and click on the "Purchase a license" button. Sign in (using either a username and password or your ID and birthdate), and find the class under the Outdoor Skills Academy tab.

For more information contact Edward Shaw at 231-779-1321 or ShawE@Michigan.gov.

Please note: Cancellations must be made two weeks prior to the class to guarantee a full refund. No refunds will be issued after that. You must email ShawE@Michigan.gov with "Refund mushroom clinic" in the subject line.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Mitchell State Park.

This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at Michigan.gov/OutdoorSkills.