** RAMA folks are familiar with Little Brown Mushrooms
** Mushrooms can be identified by color, size, fruiting season, and spores (gills, pores, teeth, and others)
** Poisonous mushrooms can impostor safe mushrooms
** some mushrooms have skirts or rings around their stems
** Mushrooms are fruits to a network of mycelium like apples to a tree
** The largest known living organism is the Armillaria ostoyae covering over 2200 acres of Malheur National Forest in eastern Oregon.
** Mushrooms often cause "fairy rings" as they spread out from a central point in all directions
** Cooking mushrooms helps to break down trace soil, release nutrients, and help digestion
** Mushrooms are the decomposers of the world
** Mycorrhizal relationships exist between mushrooms and certain trees
** Henn of the woods has a parasitic effect on trees
Directions to FLCC C220: The easiest way to locate room C220 will be to park in the southeast corner of the main parking lot "A" of FLCC. Walk along Laker Lane on the sidewalk to the east side of the Student Center. Enter the building at the SECOND (southeast) entrance (building 8) just past the loading dock "C". Look for signs at the southeast corner of the parking lot and near the blue light to turn to enter the building.