Mushrooms are topic of program

— A program on wild mushrooms and fungi ecology will be April 11 at the Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave.

The Highland Wonders program begins at 6:30 p.m. with desserts, tea and coffee.

A dinner benefiting the center begins at 5 p.m.

Helen Lau will talk about macro-fungi and some of their ecological functions.

The program includes human uses of wild mushrooms, the role of mycorrhizal underground networks, truffle ecology, general fungi identification, common lawn fungi, wild collecting and fungi found in the Okanogan Highlands.

The Okanogan Highlands Alliance presentation is free. A fee will be charged for the meal.


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