GET READY FOR
Main Event August 27th, 2023
Ester Community Park
Free to the public!
Donations are welcome :)
The Fairbanks Fungi Festival is run with volunteer effort. Your donations allow us to bring experts to Fairbanks, purchase supplies for children activities, and pay for the venue rental. You can support FFF by donating online, @chagacoop
Fairbanks has its very own Fungi Festival!
Would you like to Volunteer?
We need help with setting up, children crafts, sorting mushrooms, and helping experts tag fungi for the UAF collection.
Friday Mushroom Walk
Our local expert Christin Swearingen is teaming up with guest mycologist Corbin Bryan to lead a guided mushroom walk on Friday, August 25th, 4:30 - 6:30pm, right before Dr Laursen's presentation. Space is limited, so please register early with this online form: https://bit.ly/FFF_Forays
Alaska's Fungi 101 Friday, 7pm
Dr Gary Laursen has taught mushroom workshops all over Alaska for decades and co-wrote the book Alaska’s Mushrooms. He has made a special trip back to Alaska to share his knownledge with the Fairbanks Fungi Festival fans. This lecture is free and ideal for anyone wanting to learn more about local mushrooms
Mushroom Walk Saturday, 9-11
Guest mycologists and experts will lead a guided mushroom walk on Saturday August 26th, 9-11 am in forested location within Fairbanks. Signup for this walk with this online form: https://bit.ly/FFF_Forays
Citizen Science Walk Saturday, 9am- 2pm
Dr Bitty Roy will introduce us to citizen science while we help her record mushrooms on study plot off the Elliot Highway. Saturday August 26th, 9am -2pm Signup for this walk with this online form: https://bit.ly/FFF_Forays