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1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown

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From the left,Micky Williston of Pawcatuck gets some infromation on idetifying mushrooms from Emily Rosen of the Ct Valley Mycological Society.Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun)
 Michael Jordan of the Ct Valley Mycological Society shows a poisonous mushroom , amanita bisporigera to people at the festival. This mushroom is also called the destroying angel. Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.Behind the mushroom is Emily Rosen, also a member of the Ct society.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun)  From the left is Robert Gergulils of the CT Valley Mycological Society talking to Christopher Bonelli of Stonington about the different types of boletes mushrooms.Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun) Connie Borodenko  leads a mushroom identification walk at the Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.Connie is a member of this society and has been doing this for over 30 years.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun) Connie Borodenko stops to talk about identifying mushrooms on a walk through the woods at the Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.Connie is a member of the Ct group and has been doing this for over 30 years.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun) Connie Borodenko looks through a loupe, similar to a magnifying glass, to try to identify some tiny mushrooms on a branch while leading a walk Sunday in the woods at the Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic. The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types. | (Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun)  Chris Champagne of 84 Tavern on Canal Restaurant in Westerly was making jonnycakes with a mushroom conserva at the Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun) Michael Jordan, of the Connecticut Valley Mycological Society, shows a poisonous mushroom called amanita bisporigera, also known as From the left,Micky Williston of Pawcatuck gets some infromation on idetifying mushrooms from Emily Rosen of the Ct Valley Mycological Society.Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun) Connie Borodenko  leads a mushroom identification walk at the Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.Connie is a member of this society and has been doing this for over 30 years.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun) Connie Borodenko stops to talk about identifying mushrooms on a walk through the woods at the Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.Connie is a member of the Ct group and has been doing this for over 30 years.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun)  Connie Borodenko looks through a loupe to try to identify some tiny mushrooms on a branch while leading a walk in the woods at the Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.Connie is a member of the Ct Society.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun)  Chris Champagne of 84 Tavern on Canal Restaurant in Westerly was making jonnycakes with a mushroom conserva at the Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun) From the left,Micky Williston of Pawcatuck gets some infromation on idetifying mushrooms from Emily Rosen of the Ct Valley Mycological Society.Wild Mushroom Festival at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.The Connecticut Valley Mycological Society led mushroom identification walks and had tables full of mushrooms to help people identify different types.
(Christine Corrigan / The Westerly Sun)

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