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2024 Annual Foray
2024 Annual Foray

2024 Annual Foray

WV Mushroom Club's annual foray at Blackwater Falls Lodge in Davis, WV Aug 16-18

Time & Location

Aug 16, 2024, 12:00 PM – Aug 18, 2024, 12:30 PM

Davis, 1584 Blackwater Lodge Rd, Davis, WV 26260, USA

About the event

We're back at Blackwater Falls Lodge in Davis, WV for another annual foray of the WV Mushroom Club. This will be a 3-day event filled with speakers, walks, talks, art, vendors, hands-on workshops, mushroom tastings and more! Read ticket options carefully--some workshops require an additional fee or at least a reservation, and they fill up quickly! Also, plan your schedule carefully, and notice workshops that might overlap.

Tickets do not cover lodging. You will need to contact Blackwater Falls directly for accommodations. They have camping, cabins, and rooms in the lodge.

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Tickets

  • Full 3-Day Pass

    Three FULL days of walks, talks, workshops, and shopping--full of mushrooms! This ticket covers admission for one person to all speakers and walks, pizza supper with mushroom toppings Friday night, and the mushroom tasting supper Saturday night. Notice certain workshops need an additional ticket.

    From $55.00 to $118.00
    • $118.00
    • $55.00
  • Volunteer Full 3-Day Pass

    Three FULL days of walks, talks, workshops, and shopping--full of mushrooms! This is a volunteer pass. In exchange for the discounted price, we ask that you help out at the foray for one shift of up to 4 hours, though most are considerably less. Our volunteer coordinator will be reaching out to you prior to the event to help schedule you so that you don't miss your favorite activities. Please provide good contact information and be ready to sign up to help out!

    • $85.00
  • Fri 2:30 Chem Reagents for ID

    Friday, 2:30pm. Learn to mix and use chemical reagents to help ID with John Plischke, and take home your own set of basic reagents. You also need a 3-Day Pass to purchase this ticket and attend.

    $16.00
  • Fri 2:30 Mushroom Extracts

    In this class we will cover how to make a variety of potent mushroom extractions. We will cover the basics of extracting different properties of mushrooms with water, alcohol, glycerine and oil. During the class you will start your own 5oz. reishi or maitake tincture and learn how to finish dual water extraction at home. Walk away confident about the purpose of different extraction techniques and knowing how to make your own extracts at home!

    $26.00
  • Sat 2:30Mushroom Preservation1

    Saturday, 2:30pm. Learn the techniques of mushroom preservation for culinary use: tea, jerky, broth, shrub from Flannel Roots Farm. You must have a 3-Day Pass to purchase this ticket and attend. This workshop will repeat on Sunday morning, so purchase a Sunday ticket if that timing is better for you.

    $27.00
  • Sat 9pm UV Night Hike

    Bring a UV flashlight if you have one, or follow a guide with one on a short walk/woods crawl as we poke around in the dark for fluorescent mushrooms, led by Pat Mitchell. Hiking in the dark has its perils. Please assess whether you are steady enough for uneven terrain in the dark, or if you know you have sensitivities to flashing lights. There might be a limited number of UV lights available for sale--ask at registration. It is not necessary to have a UV light to enjoy this hike.

    $11.00
    Sold Out
  • Sun 9am Mushroom Preservation2

    SUNDAY, 9AM. This is a repeat of Mushroom Preservation #1, for those who couldn't attend. Learn the techniques of mushroom preservation for culinary use: tea, jerky, broth, shrub from Flannel Roots Farm. You must have a 3-Day Pass to purchase this ticket and attend. This class takes place at the same time as some of the other workshops--check that your schedule doesn't conflict!

    $27.00
  • Sun 9am DIY Mushroom Culture

    Learn techniques for growing your own mushroom cultures with Charlie Aller. Participants will culture mushrooms found on the foray walks and take home their own cultured petri dish. This workshop takes place at the same time as Mushroom Preservation #2, make sure your schedule doesn't conflict!

    $35.00
  • Sun 10:30 Watercolor w/Karen

    Sunday, 10:30am. Join Karen Milnes for a relaxing watercolor crash course where we will paint our forest finds! You must also have a 3-Day Pass to attend. This workshop takes place at the same time as shiitake log cultivation--make sure your schedule doesn't conflict!

    $16.00
  • Sun 10:30 Shiitake Log Cultiv.

    Sunday 10:30am. Participants will briefly discuss methods for growing mushrooms with a focus on shiitake. They will engage in hands on inoculation of logs, and prepare one to take home. They will leave with the knowledge to care for their log. This workshop will also include time for Q&A with Max Dubansky of Backbone Farm. You must also have a 3-Day Pass to attend. This event takes place at the same time as the watercolor workshop. Make sure your schedule is not conflicting!

    $16.00

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