2022 Albion II Foray - January (by )

? WHEN: 21-23, January 2022
? WHERE: Albion Field Station, Albion Field Station, 34100 Albion Street Albion, CA 95410

This is Albion II, our annual January trip to the Albion Field Station, located six miles south of the town of Mendocino. The Mendocino Coast is a bountiful haven for fungal species in any season. The Albion II foray focuses on a wide range of fungi, with edibles including boletes, chanterelles, candy caps, matsutake and hedgehogs. You must be staying at Albion to join us for the both Saturday foray and our fabulous Saturday night potluck. However you must show proof of vaccination and wear masks indoors.You must be a FFSC member for you and your guests to attend.

We have the pleasure of having Chad Hyatt, author of the Mushroom Hunter's Kitchen, who will be our guest presenter on Saturday night. https://www.themushroomhunterskitchen.com/

The Albion Retreat and Learning Center is located just one mile from the seashore, eight miles south of Mendocino, 28 miles from a state forest, and 60 miles from Salt Point in the valley of an old lumber camp on the Albion River, it has welcomed students and visitors with its rustic charm since 1947.  The Albion Retreat and Learning Center is owned and operated by Pacific Union College.

The Albion Retreat and Learning Center features heated private cabins with private baths and a large dining hall with a commercial kitchen which is available to all our guests. The center serves as our hub and we utilize the kitchen for meals and our famous Saturday night potluck. Additional information regarding the Albion Retreat and Learning Center can be found at https://www.puc.edu/about-puc/albion-field-station.

We encourage all those who want to learn more about mushrooms come to the lab and help out with the ID.   


Salt Point -

  • Not required
  • There is a bag limit of five pounds of mushrooms per person per day, and commercial picking of any kind is not allowed. Fines are steep for infringements—up to $300.

More information is provided below for members so join up. 

Happy Hunting,

Minister of Long Distance Activies


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