Hike the Brenda Ann Chambers Trail with naturalist Pat Burchell from the Mycological Society of Toronto. Learn about the role of mushrooms and other fungi in forest ecology. Discover which fungi are essential to the health of the forest and which are harmful to the trees. Pat will also identify common edible and poisonous mushrooms found. Suitable for adults, teens and children 8+. No dogs please
HIKE #: 102
DATE: Saturday, September 21
START TIME: 2:00 pm
DURATION: 2 hours, 3km
LOCATION: Snowdon Park, 1111 Snowdon Park Rd
MAXIMUM #: 15
AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms (outhouse)
LEADER: Pat Burchell
LEADERS BIO: Pat is an amateur naturalist with a special interest in mushrooms and other fungi. A retired teacher and librarian with a cottage on Canning Lake she is a Past President of the Mycological Society of Toronto and is currently Chair of the MST Education Committee.
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton follow Gelert Rd. (County Rd. 1) to Snowdon Park. The Park is located on the right less than a km past South Lake Rd. Distance from Haliburton is 20km. From Minden take Hwy 35 to South Lake Rd (County Rd 16). Turn east and follow South Lake Rd until it ends at Gelert Rd. (County. Rd 1). Turn right towards Gelert; park is on the right. Distance from Minden is approximately. 12km. GPS coordinates: N 44.9219, W 78.6436
- Fungi: Forest Friends or Foes?
Saturday, September 21, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: Snowdon Park