Guided Mushroom Walk and Pioneer Cabin Tour in Edmonton

Mushroom Walk and Pioneer Cabin Tour: An Educational Journey with Martin Osis

Date: Thursday, August 1
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Cabin, RVA Trail
Ticket Price: $10

Step back in time at the Pioneer Cabin and immerse yourself in its rich history. After exploring the cabin, embark on a trek along the RVA trail, where you’ll learn about the diverse mushrooms that were essential to both settlers and indigenous peoples. This journey is not just a walk through nature, but a deep dive into the fascinating world of fungi.

Join us for Mushroom Hour, featuring the esteemed Martin Osis. Martin’s passion for wild mushrooms is contagious—he loves to explore them with all his senses and shares his extensive knowledge with an infectious enthusiasm. For decades, he has been a beloved educator and entertainer, captivating audiences with his talks, forays, workshops, and identification courses.

Though an amateur mycologist, Martin is recognized as one of Alberta’s leading experts in mushroom field identification. He stays at the forefront of mycological science, constantly studying new research and exploring Alberta’s diverse habitats. His particular interest in medicinal mushrooms is driven by a commitment to natural health, and he is actively involved in several mushroom-related initiatives.

As a founding member of the Alberta Mycological Society, Martin has significantly contributed to the field, organizing events like the popular Great Alberta Mushroom Foray. He also played a pivotal role in establishing the Medicinal Mushroom committee at NAMA and serves on the Advisory Board of “My Fungi,” an Alberta-based mushroom company.

Whether you’re a seasoned mushroom enthusiast or a curious beginner, this event promises to be educational and inspiring. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the best in the field.

Event Highlights:

  • Explore the historical Pioneer Cabin
  • Guided trek along the RVA trail
  • Learn about the mushrooms used by settlers and Indigenous peoples
  • Engage with Martin Osis during Mushroom Hour
  • Discover the medicinal properties and biodiversity of fungi
  • Enjoy an interactive and informative session

Come and be a part of this unique event—where history, nature, and science converge!

Cancellation Policy: Due to the limited availability and high demand for our walks, we do not offer refunds once a booking is made. However, we understand that plans can change, so we welcome transfers. If you can no longer attend, you are welcome to transfer your spot to another participant by notifying us.

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Date

Aug 01 2024

Time

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost

$10.00
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River Valley Alliance
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