2023 April 14 – 16 Morel Madness Schedule

Friday April 14

Check in:

  • 4:00pm – Registration begins – Piercing Arrow Dining Lodge

Evening Activities – Piercing Arrow Dining Lodge

  • 5:30pm – Appetizer potluck and BYO drinks social hour
  • 6:30pm – Announcements and potluck dinner
  • 8:00pm – Hints and Strategies for Finding Morels (Willie May) and foray sign ups.
  • 9:00pm – Night walk using UV flashlights (Fantastic Fungi screening if raining)

Saturday, April 23

Breakfast (provided)

  • 6:00am – Continental breakfast (coffee, pastries, and fruit) for all-day foray participants
  • 7:30am – Hot breakfast (breakfast sandwiches, pastries, coffee, fruit)

Forays – 6 Forays offered.

  • 6:15 am – 5ish, all-day foray (bring your own lunch, plenty of water, compass, and cell phone)
  • 9:00am – noonish, ½ day foray low impact (1)
  • 9:00am – noonish, ½ regular forays (2)
  • 1:00 pm – 4ish, ½ regular foray

Afternoon Activities

  • 1:30 – 2:30pm, Introduction to Mushroom Identification (Jay Justice)
  • 3:00 – 4:00pm, Mushroom Jerky Making Demonstration (Peggy Green)

Evening Activities

  • 5:30pm – Appetizer potluck and BYO drinks social hour
  • 6:00pm – Potluck dinner
  • 7:00pm – Announcements, Awards, and Raffle Drawing
  • 7:30pm – Speaker: Bruch Reed, “Saving the Mushrooms: 25th Anniversary of NAMA’s Voucher Collection Project”
  • 8:30pm – Bonfire fun and smores (Fantastic Fungi screening if raining)

Sunday, April 16

  • 6:00am - Coffee
  • 7:00am to 9:00am “Clear out the fridge” breakfast (provided)
  • 9:00am to noon – Check out and camp clean up.

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