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Hello, I am interested in joining the world of mushroom hunting. Ive been reading books about identifying mushrooms, but i wouldnt trust my skills enough to eat anything i could find. If any experienced mushroom hunters in vermont would like to gain an apprentice in the spring/summer/fall of '08. I would even be willing to pay you for hunting lessons. Reply to this post if youre interested. Thankyou

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  1. These come from the NAMA website:

    Northwest Kingdom Mushroom Society
    PO Box 277
    Albany, VT 05402-0792
    wildorganic@yahoo.com

    Vermont Mycology Club
    PO Box 792
    Burlington, VT 05402-0792
    Contact: Irene Bowman - idbowman@juno.com

    1. I'm a lifelong mushroom forager (and vegetable farmer) here in Barre, Vt. I sell mushrooms at the Montpelier Farmers Market on Saturday, and occasionally conduct mushroom walks. One will be next Sunday, Aug 31 at the Chickering Bog in East Montpelier. My email is lepagefarm@yahoo.com. I charge $50. Most of the participants fees are donated to the local community radio station, WGDR, on which I have an early Sunday morning talk show with my friend Padma Meier (wgdr.org - our website) . . . Alan LePage

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      1. re: Alan LePage

        For those looking for a less expensive option and who live in Southern VT - Post Oil Solutions is sponsoring a mushroom walk at the Bellows Falls Resevoir for $5/$10 sliding scale. Pre-payment and registration are required. Call 802-869-2141. Event takes place Sept 21.