Mushroom Fest Events

SPECIAL MYCOLOGY EVENTS

This page provides a brief overview of the types of events you can expect at the Telluride Mushroom Festival, and some fun pictures from past festivals are displayed below. If you are looking for the complete online festival schedule, CLICK HERE.


TALKS
Learn about mycology from the best! Every year the festival features a variety of talks from over 20 speakers. Our subjects include:

  • Entheogenic Research
  • Mycoremediation
  • Ecology and Sustainability
  • Taxonomy
  • Health and Wellness

SPECIAL EVENTS & DINNERS
Telluride Mushroom Festival is famous for its array of unique and lively events:

  • Wild Food Dinner Experience
  • Mushroom Chefs’ Dinner
  • Entheogenic Gourd Circles
  • Open Mic Night
  • MycoLicious MycoLuscious MycoLogical Poetry Show
  • Pre-parade Costume & Sign Workshop in Elks Park
  • Main Street Parade
  • Free Identification Tent

MUSHROOM FORAYS
Our many special guests are happy to take you on a mycology adventure out into the forest! If you are interested in mushrooming in Telluride, Gary Lincoff’s Telluride Mushroom Checklist is a must-read.

  • Expert Identification Advice
  • Location Scouting
  • Best Practices for Harvesting

 
* Special Event Tickets are NOT INCLUDED in the purchase of a FULL FESTIVAL PASS. All tickets for our SPECIAL EVENTS will be sold separately on Eventbrite or (if not sold out) available for purchase during the festival at the registration desk.

FROM THE TMF BLOG

Mushroom Fest Updates & Highlights from Festival Director, Britt Bunyard

“The summer rains are falling in Colorado and the mushroom season is underway! Only two more weeks until the biggest wild mushroom event in North America–the 39th Annual Telluride Mushroom …

Telluride Mushroom Fest Featured in ‘Eating Well’

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