First Annual
Alabama Mushroom Festival

Oct 8th-9th 2022


Join us for the first annual Alabama Mushroom Festival taking place at the beautiful Lake Howard in Sylacauga, Alabama. 

You wont want to miss this weekend long event of fungi fun! We will have vendors selling products of all kinds, music, crafts, forays led by professionals and enthusiasts, various classes and presentations, food and more! 

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Presentations and Forays

Time slots will not be finalized until all speakers are booked. For now, this list of scheduled presentations is in no particular order.

Mushroom Photography with Alan Rockefeller
Presentation on major mushroom groups >Title TBA< by Arleen Bessette
Presentation on polypores >Title TBA< by Alan Bessette
Group Vouchering Foray
ID Table
Through the Eyes of a Forager Presentation and Foray with Jesse Azobek of Feral Foraging
UV Blacklight Foray with Alan Rockefeller
Mushroom Cultivation Demo with Tim Pfitzer
Common and Unusual Amanitas of Alabama by Jay Justice
Native Plant Walk with Kyle Lybarger of Native Habitat Project
Lichens Presentation and Foray with Curtis Hansen of Auburn University
Mushroom Macromacromorphology by Jacob Kalichman

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