Nature Wild Mushroom Identification

The following three options are available:

  1. Mushroom Foray
  2. Wild Mushroom Identification
  3. Mushroom Foray + Wild Mushroom Identification

You buy and enjoy cultivated and wild mushrooms, but too scared to pick your own. Or pick and enjoy a few wild mushrooms species but would prefer to broaden your knowledge. Why not get a bit more adventurous? Step out of your comfort zone. Get the knowledge!

Currency: South African Rand ZAR for EFT payments, no hidden costs applicable. This is the preferred cost effective payment option for South Africans. To access the bank detail, please scroll down past the card option payment sections.

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The rate indicated is per person attending.

Wild Mushroom Identification course times are from 09h00 to 13h00 on Friday 7 June 2019 (venue: South African Gourmet Mushroom Academy® Head Office, Somerset West) and from 12h00 to 16h00 on Saturday 8 June 2019 (venue: Postcard Café, Stark-Condé Wines, Stellenbosch).

Jonkershoek Nature Reserve location

Included in your Wild Mushroom Identification course fee:
Two mushroom field guides and notes;
Refreshments at the South African Gourmet Mushroom Academy® Head Office, Somerset West;
Cheese & meat platters, wine and refreshments, Postcard Café, Stark-Condé Wines, Stellenbosch.

Mushroom Foray times are from 07h00 to 11h00 on Saturday 8 June 2019 (Location: Jonkershoek Nature Reserve Entrance, Stellenbosch).

Included in your Mushroom Foray fee:
Entrance fee to Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch;
Refreshments at @ The End Jonkershoek Café, Stellenbosch.

Additional Mushroom Foray information:
Supervised children, the elderly, and those with special needs / requirements are most welcome to attend. You are reminded to bring a raincoat, umbrella and a pocketknife. The Academy will supply boxes and wax paper. If you have a favourite basket or other mushroom hunting gear, you are most welcome to bring your own. All participants will meet at 07h00 (entrance to the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch). If you are running late, please send a text message or phone 0827498553. An Academy representative will sign the permit on your behalf, thus please take note of the following:

By registering I hereby agree that neither Cape Connoisseur Champignons (Pty) Ltd nor Western Cape Nature Conservation Board / MTO Forestry (Pty) Ltd / Cape Pine (Pty) Ltd and or its shareholders and or its employees and or agents and or its successors in title shall be liable for any damage, cost (including legal cost), loss, theft, injury (and claims for injury), accident, sickness, loss of life, or any other misfortune by any person, associated with this educational wild mushroom identification and mushroom walk & foray event, however caused; All persons entering this conservation area and using its facilities, do so entirely at their own risk; Right of admission reserved. Smoking / making of fire is strictly prohibited.

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Please Select a Course

No matter what course you select, the combined option - Mushroom Foray + Wild Mushroom Identification - would be the recommended and best value for money.

Mushroom Foray:

R 930
€ 67

4 hours, a foraging-only event.

Stellenbosch Area

Saturday 8 Jun 2019
Registration & payment deadline: 15 May

Wild Mushroom Identification:

R 3999
€ 290

2 x 4 hours, an identification-only course.

Cape Town & Stellenbosch Areas

Fri 7 Jun & Sat 8 Jun 2019
Registration & payment deadline: 15 May

Wild Mushroom Identification + Mushroom Foray:
R 3999
€ 290

4 hour foraging event sandwiched between a 2 x 4 hour identification course (pre-foray part one and post-foray part two).

Cape Town & Stellenbosch Areas

Fri 7 Jun & Sat 8 Jun 2019
Registration & payment deadline: 15 May

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