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Wild Mushrooms of the Rogue River Preserve

  • Rogue River Preserve Eagle Point, OR United States (map)

Fee: $10

Guide: Mike Potts

Focus: Mushroom identification

Description: Local photographer and naturalist, Mike Potts, will lead folks around the Rogue River Preserve to find, identify and learn about wild mushroom species that inhabit the Preserve. This is not a foraging outing but rather an opportunity to learn about mushrooms while exploring this beautiful piece of land along the Rogue River. It’s also a chance to help us expand our mushroom list.

About the guide: Mike is a photographer, naturalist and proficient mushroom identifier. Mike’s photographs can be seen in 1859 Oregon’s Magazine, the cover of the Medford phone directory, and in the Audubon Mushroom Field Guide app for i-phone. Check out his Flickr page at He has led hikes for Siskiyou Field Institute, and SOLC among other organizations.

Limit: 15

Meeting Location: Rogue River Preserve, Eagle Point. Exact meeting location and directions will be emailed upon registration.

Southern Oregon Land Conservancy recently purchased and conserved the 352-acre Rogue River Preserve. For more information on this property go to Conserve the Heart of the Rogue.

Difficulty: Easy slow hiking on and off trails or roads. A portable toilet is available at the Preserve.

Directions will be emailed upon registration. For more info or help with registration call 541.482.3069 or email

Waiting List:
Folks on the waiting list often get invited to the hike, so please add your name if the hike is full.

Banner image: Peziza varia photo by Mike Potts.

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