Wild Mushroom Adventures

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Sierra Nevada Morel Mushroom Adventures

Spring has sprung and our fungi friends are finally waking from their loamy slumber. Goodbye winter, hello morels and porcini! Come along with us on one of our mushroom foraging expeditions this season in the amazingly beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in April, May and June. We couldn’t imagine a better way to spend the afternoon than scouring the mountainside and rooting around the underbrush with expert mushroom forager Patrick Hamilton as he uncovers the secrets of how to find, identify, and cook morels, porcini, and other tasty forageable treats.

Upcoming Class Schedule: various weekday and weekend dates, through May. Click "Book It!" above to view all available calendar dates. 

Cost: $90 per person, plus booking fee

Duration: 4-5 hours

Meeting Spot: 6498 Pony Express Trail, Pollock Pines, CA 95726 (Safeway Parking Lot)*

Please note that Mushroom Hunts will go on RAIN or SHINE! Please plan on bringing rain gear/appropriate apparel. A full list of required and optional supplies will be emailed to you with our booking confirmation.


Come tromp through the deep woods and discover hidden treasure with our resident mushroom expert and chef Patrick Hamilton. This guy knows his stuff! With over 40 years of mushroom hunting under his belt, if there are mushrooms out there he'll help you find them, make sure you're picking the right ones, and tell you the best recipe for cooking them up. 

These classes are great for either the beginning forager or the veteran hunter. Patrick has such deep knowledge of the woods that whatever level you're at you'll learn something new.

To hear what some of our past walkers have to say, check out our Yelp reviews.


By booking, you are accepting the terms in the release form linked below:

ForageSF Release Form

*Kindly note that we do not offer refunds for our classes but you're welcome to sell or gift your tickets to a friend (and just imagine how excited they'll be!).

*Please Note: California State Parks gate fees may also apply depending on location; $8 per car, or $7 per car with senior.  Please carpool.  California State Parks supports equal access.  Prior to arrival, visitors with disabilities who need assistance should contact (707) 548-5782.