Fruits of the Forest with Daniel Winkler

Fruits of the Forest with Daniel Winkler

Join Daniel Winkler, author of "Fruits of the Forest: A Field Guide to Pacific Northwest Edible Mushrooms," at Tacoma Public Library's Moore Branch.
  • Wed, Mar 22, 2023 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM
  • Mountaineers Books
  • The Mountaineers
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With details for harvesting everything from the ever-popular golden chanterelles to the red-cracked bolete, Fruits of the Forest will appeal to both the novice and the avid mushroom hunter. Lifelong mushroom educator and expert Daniel Winkler presents more than 170 edible wild mushrooms that flourish across our region, from Northern California to British Columbia. Comprehensive yet accessible and full of personality, this full-color field guide features habitat and seasonality, how to store and prep different varieties, tips for differentiating look-alike species, and much more. 

About the author

A mushroom educator, trained ecologist, and award-winning photographer, DANIEL WINKLER grew up collecting mushrooms in the Alps. Winkler has been foraging for more than 25 years in the Pacific Northwest, in addition to South America and High Asia, where he is involved in ethno-mycological fieldwork. He served as vice president of the Puget Sound Mycological Society, who recognized his lifetime of service with their Golden Mushroom Award. Through his travel agency, Mushroaming, Winkler runs mushroom-focused eco-tours to Tibet, Bhutan, the Amazon, Colombia, and the Austrian Alps as well as in the Northwest. He lives in Kirkland, Washington.

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Tacoma Public Library Moore Branch
215 South 56th Street Tacoma WA 98408