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Fungi of the Cloudland Forest
August 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$20.00 – $60.00
The Southern Appalachians are world-renowned for different types of fungi, from mushrooms to lichens, and are home to more than 2,000 species. Join mycologist Dr. Coleman McCleneghan for a chance to observe many kinds of fungi at higher elevations and learn how to identify them by size, shape and color. This program may include 1 to 3 miles of moderate activity. Limited to 12 participants.
Registration costs $60 standard or $20 for Bridge Club members. Bridge Club members must present a valid Bridge Club ID with their event ticket/receipt upon arrival, or they will be charged full price. To register, see below.
Adult Field Courses
Grandfather Mountain’s Adult Field Courses examine specific aspects of the park ecosystem through just the right combination of fun field excursions and classroom presentations. Our course leaders are experts in their fields and include professors, naturalists, scientists and acclaimed photographers, writers, historians and artists.
Most courses run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and lunch will be eaten in the field. Please bring your own lunch.