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Take 'Wild mushrooms 101' at North Bend's Watershed Center

Dr. Wren Hudgins, an amateur mycologist, or mushroom expert, hosts a short talk and walk in the woods, all about edible fungi.

The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Cedar River Watershed Education Center. It looks at identification, location and cooking techniques of wild mushrooms, chanterelles in particular.

Cost is $15. Bring lunch and a drink, dress for the weather, wear sturdy walking shoes, and be prepared for uneven terrain. Optional but helpful items include a loupe or magnifying glass, and a camera/notebook. The event is for people age 15 and older.

To learn more or register, call (206) 733-9421 or e-mail to

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