September 14, 2021

Explore the World of Fungi at Cumming Nature Center’s Fungi Fest

WHAT: Spend a day delving into the wonders of the mycological world during Fungi Fest at the Rochester Museum & Science Center’s (RMSC) Cumming Nature Center (CNC). On Sunday, September 26, visitors can join guided foray hikes with mycology experts to see fungi along the trails at CNC. Visitors can also engage with other hands-on activities as they learn about fungi, including:

  • Learning to make spore prints 
  • Trying mushroom printing
  • Practicing basic fungi identification 
  • Sampling gourmet mushroom flavors
  • Discovering mushroom dyes 
  • And more!

Advanced hike registration recommended, but some tickets will be available at the door. Space is limited on fungi hikes.

Admission to this event is $3 per person OR $10 per family. RMSC and Pines Pass members receive free admission. Guided hikes are an additional $4 per person. 

To get tickets, register for the guided hikes, and learn more about the event, go to RMSC.org/fungi.

 

WHEN:

Sunday, September 26, from 10:30-3pm

Guided hikes take place at 11:30am and 1:30pm.

 

WHO:

This is family-friendly and welcomes visitors of all ages.

 

WHERE:

RMSC’s Cumming Nature Center

6472 Gulick Road

Naples, NY 14512


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