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Learn to identify edible flora and funga. Sunday September 10th, 10:00 am -11:00 am


Edible Plant and Fungi Walk

  • Sunday, September 24, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ever wonder which plants and fungi you spy in the woods are edible? Join CCE Tompkins on an Edible Plants and Fungi Walk Sunday, September 10th , 10-11am. We will go for a short walk (less than 2 miles) through the forest and identify edible flora and funga and discuss about how to best prepare them.

Tara Morgan is a NYS certified schoolteacher with more than a decade of experience in outdoor education and community naturalism. She is eager to share her knowledge and interest in foraging local edible and plants, and fungi, with the community

Pre-registration is required, in case of heavy rain this program will be held on September 24th, notice will be given to registrants. Please dress for the weather and terrain. This program is for people 18 and older, participants will sign a waiver day of the walk.

Registration limited to 15 participants. Ithaca location provided when you register.

Disclaimer: Knowledge gained on our walks are for public information purposes only. Any person who is intentionally gathering wild plants and fungi for consumption is solely responsible and liable for their safety and the accuracy of anything collected. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, Cornell University, and any affiliated organizations, employees, officers and representatives mentioned in our programs are not liable for any injury or damages resulting from any mis-identification of potentially toxic species or allergic reactions that may occur.


Sliding scale; $0-$40/person, pay what you can afford.




Marissa Nolan
Horticulture Team Lead
607-272-2292 x194

Last updated September 9, 2023