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Wed, Apr 21


Ozark Natural Science Center

Morel Mushroom Hunting Workshop with Jay Pitts

If you're a beginner at hunting morel mushrooms, join us to learn tips and tricks for finding your own patch!

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Morel Mushroom Hunting Workshop with Jay Pitts
Morel Mushroom Hunting Workshop with Jay Pitts

Time & Location

Apr 21, 2021, 8:10 PM – 8:15 PM CDT

Ozark Natural Science Center, 1905 Madison 1305, Huntsville, AR 72740, USA

About the Event

Learn morel host tree identification, how to recognize correct morel habitat, hunting techniques, and how to judge where to hunt according to the season. This is your chance to learn from an experienced mushroom forager and ask questions in person, in good morel habitat, during morel season. Plan to attend rain or shine and bring wet weather gear if needed. Choose one of our 4 identical classes throughout the weekend: 

Saturday 4/17/21 9-11AM

Saturday 4/17/21 1-3PM

Sunday 4/18/21 9-11AM

Sunday 4/18/21 1-3PM

About the instructor:

Jay Pitts is a sixth generation native Arkansan who lives in the Ozark mountains and specializes in foraging edible mushrooms year round. He's an Arkansas Master Naturalist and a member of the Arkansas Mycological Society, the Missouri Mycological Society, and the North American Mycological Association. Jay has been picking morels since the 1980's in Madison county, and he teaches an introduction to fungi class for the Arkansas Master Naturalists.


  • Saturday 4/17/21, 9-11AM

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  • Saturday 4/17/21, 1-3PM

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  • Sunday 4/18/21 9-11AM

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  • Sunday 4/18/21, 1-3PM

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