More than 50 species of fungi have been identified at The Quarry Gardens at Schuyler—some of them quite tasty. The featured photo (courtesy of the Center for Urban Habitats) shows a few of them. On May 21, Pat Mitchell, co-founder and president of the Blue Ridge Mycological Society (which meets here monthly) will give a presentation and lead a discovery walk. Pat’s talk will cover the world of fungi and their importance to the ecosystems we count on, how to learn more about the fruiting bodies we call mushrooms, and (since what most people want to know about wild mushrooms is how to eat them and not die), how to forage and eat wild mushrooms safely. To join the party, sign up at Sunday, May 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. Space is limited.

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