Mushroom Festival- Mushroom Hunt

                  

Join us for a Guided Mushroom Hunt on Saturday, August 17th at 9:30am. Chris Ricci, proprietor of Majesty Mushrooms, will be educating participants on the various types of edible and non-edible mushrooms. The guided hike takes place in the Resort’s backyard to discover such delicacies as Chanterelles, Boletus, and Shaggy Manes and more than 70 different varietals of edible mushrooms growing right here in our National Forest.  Receive expert tips on spotting these delectable morsels so you can take them home to savor during your next scrumptious meal! 

Please come prepared with appropriate footwear for hiking, a small knife for cutting mushrooms and a bag to store your new bounty of mushrooms, a water bottle, sunscreen, rain gear and bug repellent.  Meet inside Purgatory Lodge at the front desk prior to 9:30am.  Transportation is provided and leaves promptly at 9:30am.

The cost for the Mushroom Hunt is $40 per person, which is inclusive of total cost and tax.  Advanced registration is required for the Hunt by calling 970-426-7298 or 800-525-0892.  Reservations are secured with a credit card payment, and cash or checks will be accepted at the Durango Mountain Resort Bodo Office, 327 S. Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO  81301, attn: Call Center prior to August 2, 2013.