Cinnabar Cystoderma (photo by Wendell Wood)

Fall Creek Mushroom Hike

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about mushroom ecology and identification on this fairly easy, slow-paced fall hike, and collect some choice specimens to take home! 

Difficulty: Easy
Distance: 2 miles
Elevation Gain: 0-500 feet
Leader: Bruce Newhouse and Peg Boulay
Shepherd: Chandra LeGue
Location: Fall Creek area, Willamette National Forest (carpools depart from Eugene)

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about mushroom ecology and identification from two of Eugene’s most knowledgeable and fun experts – Bruce Newhouse and Peg Boulay.

his hike, in the easy to get to Fall Creek area southeast of Eugene, will explore forests of different ages and the many fungi growing in them – from LBMs (little brown mushrooms) to the sought-after golden chanterelle.

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Photo by Wendell Wood.

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