Finding Fungi at Riverview Natural Area

From: Chippewa Nature Center

Finding Fungi at Riverview Natural Area
9/29/2016
Contact Information:

(989) 631-0830
Address:
400 S. Badour Rd.
Midland, MI 48640
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Mushrooms are the fruiting parts of a fungus, looking like toadstools, shelves, brackets or balls. Fungi need moisture, so when the ground is dry they are challenging to find! About 90 percent of a fungus is hidden from view, living underground or inside trees, comprised of long threads called hyphae. Meet Interpretive Naturalist Jeanne Henderson at the Little Forks Covservancy's Riverview Preserve in search of colorful fungi.

This program is held at Riverview Natural Area:
From Downtown Midland, take M-20 west for 4.2 miles, then turn right onto N Homer Rd. Drive 2 miles, then follow the curve to the left onto E Wheeler Rd. The parking area is 14 mile down E Wheeler Rd on the right.

FREE | Ages: 12 and up, under 18 w/adult | 6-7 PM

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