Culinary & Wine

"Fabulous Fungi"

When: Sun., Feb. 13, 2 p.m. 2011

From morels to porcini to chanterelles, many mushrooms growing wild throughout the East Bay are indeed edible. But identifying them -- and discerning the delicacies from the deadly varieties -- requires a lot of expertise. Get a head start at Ardenwood Historic Farm (34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont) with a class called "Fabulous Fungi." Led by Trent Pearce, the class begins with a lesson on grocery-store mushrooms, then continues with a stroll through the farm to determine whether any edible mushrooms are currently growing wild. 2 p.m, free with admission.

Anneli Rufus

Price: free with park admission

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