Wild Mushroom Exposition

Sunday, August 16, 2015
11 am to 4 pm

The Alberta Mycological Society presents their annual “City of Champignons” Wild Mushroom Exposition! View specimens of wild mushrooms. Bring your own fungi for identification. Scientific displays, photos, field guides, cookbooks and much more. A guided walk through the Garden will introduce you to local varieties that are edible, poisonous or medicinal. Activities are free with regular admission; charge for food samples, with proceeds going to the Alberta Mycological Society.


11 am - 4 pm: Mushroom Displays

  • Fresh, wild mushrooms with various habitat features
  • Poisonous mushroom display
  • Choice and common edibles
  • Medicinal mushrooms
  • Field guides and mushroom cookbook displays

On sale:

  • Recommended mushroom field guides
  • Alberta Mycological Society memberships
  • Alberta mushroom posters

12:00 - Mushroom Walk in the Garden (leaving from the Pine Pavilion)

1:00 - Presentation in the Grebe Tent ("A Dozen Common Alberta Mushrooms")

2:00 - Mushroom Walk in the Garden (leaving from the Pine Pavilion)

Garden Season Pass holders and Friends of the Garden members get free admission to this event.

For more information call (780) 987-3054.