MMS Mushroom Certification Class I

March 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Lebanon Hills Visitor Center Discovery Room
Lebanon Hills Regional Park
860 Cliff Road
Eagan MN 55123

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL AS OF 2/12/19.  Any registrations still in process will be waitlisted if there are no openings.  Do not send in new registrations.  Please contact John Lamprecht at for more information. 

Complete this 6-hour class to earn the certification required to sell wild-foraged mushrooms to commercial establishments and the public in Minnesota (see MDA’s wild mushroom foraging page for more info). Space is limited to 35 attendees! To sign up for the class, use the registration form.

This class will cover:

-True Morels (Morchella species)
-Chanterelles (Cantherellus species)
-Black Trumpets (Craterellus species)
-Sulphur Shelf (Laetiporus species)
Cost is $85.00 for non-MMS members and $70 for current MMS members. A $10 discount will be applied for previous MMS certification class attendees.

You’ll learn the basics of mushroom identification, and how to collect, store and transport your finds. Important information about edibility concerns and dangerous/inedible mushrooms will also be shared.

Note: The MMS conducts two mushroom certification classes annually for edible mushroom foraging.  The other class is held in the summer and covers Lobster Fungus, Hedgehog, Hericium species, Giant Puffball, and Hen of the Woods.