Long Beach Peninsula’s mushroom celebration starts Oct. 1

The Long Beach Peninsula’s Wild Mushroom Celebrations is Oct. 1-Nov. 15 with foraging presentations scheduled for Oct. 3.

"The Fungus Among Us" presenation on Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. covers the basics of hunting, identifying and collecting edible mushrooms. Early registration is recommended for the seminar at The Painted Lady Lavender Farm, 1664 Hwy 101 South, Ilwaco.

At the same time, local forager Veronica Williams will also offer presentation on foraging at the Columbia-Pacific Farmers’ Market in Long Beach.

For a complete list of mushroom celebration events visit wildmushroomcelebration.com.