Mushrooms at the Museum

In partnership with the Florida Academic Lichen and Fungi Enthusiasts League, the Florida Museum of Natural History will host “Mushrooms at the Museum” on Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free event begins with a fungal foray outdoors through the University of Florida’s Natural Area Teaching Lab followed by a presentation by mushroom expert Alan Bessette on Gulf Coast mushrooms and demos in the museum’s classrooms with activities such as mushroom cultivation and spore prints. For a full schedule of activities or more information, visit or call (352) 273-2062.