August 21, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – August 24, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
University of Utah - Continuing Education
1901 E South Campus Dr. Salt Lake City
Wednesday, 08/21/13, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, $111
Saturday, 08/24/13, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Delicate, yet hearty and palette pleasing, mushrooms add texture and flavor to a variety of cuisines and dishes. But which of the thousands of species of mushrooms is edible, and which will kill you? We’ll begin to learn this important distinction in class, where we will discuss the basics of mushroom hunting, which mushrooms in Utah and surrounding states are edible, and of course, cooking with mushrooms. Our field trip will take us to the Uinta mountains, where we will hunt for boletus edulis (porcini), chanterelle, agaricus campestris (button), and morels. Field trip transportation is by carpool. To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.