Mushroom Festival

  • Recurrence: Recurring on the 3rd Sunday of November
  • Location: Arcata Community Center
  • Address: 321 Martin Luther King Parkway
  • Arcata, CA
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: Admission for adults will be $5.00 and $1.00 for children age 12 – 16, under 12 FREE.
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The HBMS Mushroom Fair has been held annually since 1978. It is held from 11 am – 4 pm on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. This year the fair will be held at the Arcata Community Center, 321 Martin Luther King Parkway in Arcata.

Admission for adults will be $5.00 and $1.00 for children age 12 – 16, under 12 FREE.
Our Fair features:

  • Between 300 – 500 species of fungi collected locally, identified and displayed in taxonomic groups on natural habitat materials.
  • Displays of edible and toxic mushrooms presided over by experts on these fungi.
  • Educational posters on fungi and ecology, fungal biology, odors, and many other topics.
  • Educational Activity Guides for children of varying ages to help them learn about fungi.
  • Mushroom growing kits for sale.
  • T shirts with annual designs
  • Sales of mushroom field guides, cookbooks and more.
  • Mushroom identification for the public – bring your mushrooms!

 

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