Mushroom Day

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The Long Island Mycological Club, a group that makes regular forays through the woods in search of safe-to-eat plants and fungi, hosts an annual "Mushroom Day" at Planting Fields Arboretum for those new to -- or curious about -- the hobby.

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms
(Credit: Handout)

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms foraged at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (2009)

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms
(Credit: Handout)

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms foraged at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (2009)

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms
(Credit: Handout)

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms foraged at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (2011)

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People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms
(Credit: Handout)

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms foraged at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (2009)

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms
(Credit: Handout)

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms foraged at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (2009)

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms
(Credit: Handout)

People stop and pore over specimens of mushrooms foraged at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (2009)

The Long Island Mycological Club gathers at Planting
(Credit: Handout)

The Long Island Mycological Club gathers at Planting Fields Arboretum Historic Park in Oyster Bay for a lecture on mushrooms. (Oct. 23, 2011)

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