Sierra Nevada Alliance Monthly Webinar: Mushrooms of the Sierra Nevada
October 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mark your calendars! Join the Sierra Nevada Alliance and local herbalist Gina Woods, on Monday, October 10 at 12 pm and chat about Mushrooms of the Sierra Nevada.
In this lecture we will discover some of the basics regarding mycology, edibility and forest ecology of the Sierra Nevada mushrooms. Learn to safely identify, forage for and enjoy the amazing mushrooms in our forests. We will be covering the basics of a few noted species that are commonly found in our surrounding mountains and discuss the intricate relationships to the ecosystem that wild mushrooms provide.
Gina Woods is a local herbalist, nutritionist and chef. Practitioner, head medicine maker and owner of a local business, Woods Apothecary. She has skillfully taught classes on the local Tahoe flora and funga for nearly two decades. A hobby mycologist and ecologist Gina has foraged for wild foods and mushrooms all over the globe but has an affinity for the Sierra Nevada where she calls home!
Gina shares her passion for ecology, foraging wild foods, herbalism, cooking, survival skills and much more locally and internationally, teaching classes and working with people to improve their health and wellness.