Mushrooms Galore at Weekend Festival

Perfect weather expected for mushrooms festival at Proud Lake Recreation Area

Northern Michigan has seen a proliferation of mushrooms this summer. Plenty of rain has helped bring out fungus of all kinds. Now that Southeast Michigan is getting cooler weather and more rain, amateur mushroom hunters should also be collecting plenty. Michigan State University Mycologist Chris Wright tells WDET’s Amy Miller that growing mushrooms has become a popular hobby, especially since Michigan has thousands of species. And this weekend is the mushroom hunters festival at Proud Lake Recreation Area


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  • Amy Miller
    Amy has been working in public and commercial radio for the last 30 yrs. She is an award winning reporter and news anchor, born and raised in Detroit.