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Library to host mushrooms of Oregon presentation


Library to host mushrooms of Oregon presentation

ROSEBURG, OR – Roseburg Public Library invites the community to the Facebook Live streaming event “Mushrooms of Oregon - Fall 2022” with mycology expert Jordan Weiss at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.

Weiss, who lives in Portland, has been sharing his knowledge of fungi for four decades. He has worked with groups such as the Oregon State University Extension Master Gardener program and Telluride Mushroom Festival as well as mushroom clubs in Salem, Estacada and Bend.

Last fall, he began work with Alder Commons, a self-directed community space in Northeast Portland, to encourage more mycological outreach in the area.

Weiss’ presentation will cover what mushrooms are, their ecological niches, when and where to find them, and how to forage. He also will share several recipes.

A moderated Q&A session will follow the presentation. Questions may be submitted before the event to Library staff at or 541-492-7050. Alternately, viewers who have a Facebook account may post questions during the event by commenting on the live stream.

 To view the live stream, go to A Facebook account is not required.

Posted by RoseburgAdmin