NOTE: This event will be mostly in English, but also Finnish is used if needed. :)
Mushrooms are rising up with full power and it is time to get to know more of them!
Welcome onto a basic course for you who wants to know more about edible mushrooms in Finland and how to recognize, pick and use them. In this field trip you´ll learn more about the delicious culinary treasures of the nearby forests and your mushroom-hawk-eye will definitely sharpen. Expect to be surprised how exotic mushrooms of the forest can be!
We will focus on: edible mushrooms and their look-a-likes and to the ones you should be aware of: the toxic species.
Take with you: outdoor clothing and shoes, a breathable basket, little snack and a water bottle. A knife, note equipment and mushroom literature is also useful. The guide Tuomas can provide a few baskets and mushroom knives.
Meri Rastila forest is a valuable forest area in the capital region. It is a mixed forest with several essential tree species that help many mushroom species to grow. More information about Meri Rastila forest, check here
Unemployed/students/pensioners: 15e (discount code "opiskelija" in the webstore, when buying the participation)
Keru community fridge volunteer: 15e (discount code informed in the volunteer group)
Maximum amount of participants: 18
Meeting point: ABC Vuosaari, Vuotie 4
Time: Friday 11.10. KLO 16-18:30
Guide: Environmental biologist and biology teacher Tuomas Lilleberg
Photos: Mira Lainiola