Join members of the Central New York Mycological Society for this afternoon program on wild mushrooms. Come learn about edible and poisonous mushrooms, as well as their important role in the forest ecosystem as parasites, pathogens, and decomposers.

Guided hikes through Beaver Lake's woodlands in search of various species of mushrooms are scheduled for 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm. Guided mushroom hikes require preregistration and are limited to 25 registrants.Register by calling the Nature Center at 315-638-2519.

Tables with identified mushrooms will be on display and experts will be available to identify mushrooms brought in.

There will be free mushroom food and mushroom related items and books for sale.