Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest - Field Trip

Field trip: Mushrooms of the Pacific Nortwest

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest - Field Trip - Brown Creek Campground

Travel with Tom Keller to Brown Creek Campground to foray for mushrooms. The group will spread out and then reconvene where Tom will provide expert identification guidance.

  • Sat, Sep 8, 2018
  • Olympia Hiking Subcommittee - Naturalists
  • Exploring Nature
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • We will carpool from the Mud Bay Park and Ride on Madrona Beach Road
  • Meet at 7:30am.
  • Return by 2:30-3:00pm.
  • Tom Keller phone: 360 789-5930

Directions to Brown Creek Campground

From US 101 turn west onto the Skokomish Valley Road (6 miles north of Shelton and 7 miles south of Hoodsport). Drive west on the Skokomish Valley Road from the George Adams State Fish Hatchery for about 5 miles. Turn right onto Forest Road 23 and drive 9.0 miles. Turn right onto Forest Road 2353 and drive ~0.75 mile to the South Fork Skokomish River Bridge. Cross the bridge and make a sharp turn to the right onto Forest Road 2340. Drive 0.25 mile to Brown Creek Campground (500 ft).

Mushroom Picking Supplies

Basic:

  • Watch to keep track of time
  • Rain Gear
  • Breathable Basket
  • Compass
  • Knife
  • Soft Brush
  • Mushroom Identification Guide
  • Paper Bags
  • Whistle or Walkie Talkie
  • Small flashlight
  • Hiking boots or good shoes

Optional

  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Matches
  • Hat
  • Snacks
  • Walking Stick
  • Fingerless Gloves
  • Be sure to have a buddy to foray with to keep and keep an eye on each other at all times.  On most field trips, we spread out in groups of 3 or 4.  Never go off by yourself.
Route/Place

Brown Creek Campground


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ten Essentials

Mushroom Picking Supplies

Basic:

  • Watch to keep track of time
  • Rain Gear
  • Breathable Basket
  • Compass
  • Knife
  • Soft Brush
  • Mushroom Identification Guide
  • Paper Bags
  • Whistle or Walkie Talkie
  • Small flashlight
  • Hiking boots or good shoes

Optional

  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Matches
  • Hat
  • Snacks
  • Walking Stick
  • Fingerless Gloves
  • Be sure to have a buddy to foray with to keep and keep an eye on each other at all times.  On most field trips, we spread out in groups of 3 or 4.  Never go off by yourself.
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