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Fungus Festival!

October 23, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

With interest in fungi and mushroom spawning across the city, the New York Mycological Society is putting together the city’s first ever Fungus Festival!

This community-centered event is FREE for the public, open to all-ages, and all mushroom-curious amateurs and experts alike. The event will feature mushroom displays and identification tables, expert-led mushroom walks, art and cultivation workshops, food and mushroom tea samples, lectures by experts on a variety of topics, kids activities (face painting and costume making), mushroom merchandise, and excursiones en español.  As well as our community partners, the James Baldwin Outdoor Learning CenterLatino Outdoors NYCNYU Mycology GroupSmallholdBiotech Without Borders, and the Cornell Small Farm Community Mushroom Educators program.

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Location: Urban Farm



October 23, 2022
11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Urban Farm