Introduction to Mushroom Identification 2015

The MST is pleased to announce the 2015 session of the Introduction to Mushroom Identification course.

This popular 4 week course is given by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Chair of the MST Education Committee. Designed for beginners, it will introduce the basics of mushroom identification for gilled mushrooms and boletes, and will focus on field identification based on macroscopic features. Various identification features will be discussed and the main genera will be described and illustrated with examples of specific mushrooms from each genus. Fresh specimens will also be used to illustrate features and practice identification.

The course is available to MST members only and will be limited to 24 participants. Classes will be held at the Toronto Botanical Garden on four evenings from 7:30 to 9:30pm:

  1. Wednesday September 9, 2015
  2. Wednesday September 16, 2015
  3. Wednesday September 23, 2015
  4. Wednesday September 30, 2015

The cost of the course is $40 per person and pre-registration is required. Please register by August 28, 2015.

MST members who are signed in with their username and password can register for the course online.