The Fungus Amongst Us; The Big Picture of the Fungi Kingdom

Most of us think of fungi/mushrooms as a food which we find in a grocery store, and as morels in the spring. We may also recognize a fungal infection. Much more is involved. Come to this presentation to learn about the impact of the Kingdom of Fungi on our world today. A brief overview about how to hunt and identify mushrooms as a novice will be given. There is much to learn about how various kinds mushrooms can be used for food and medicines. There will be a short history of fungi and how they can help benefit our environment in today's world. Presentation by Marie Kopin and Barbara Semans.