Foraging Tours and Classes in Colorado

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Foraging Tours, Walks, Classes, and Groups (Updated for 2024)

The list below has been curated to include only those groups and foragers that schedule regular events and are currently active. Please email us about any broken links or incorrect links so we can keep the list updated. If you offer classes or scheduled foraging events feel free to contact us about being added to the list.-

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1. Colorado Mycological Society

Located in Denver, the Colorado Mycological Society is a non-profit organization. They seek to promote the study and appreciation of mycology as they discover, photograph, identify, collect, and preserve mushrooms.

2. Modern Forager

Modern Forager is managed by Trent and Kristen Blizzard, they are self-proclaimed “mushroom geeks”. Located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, they go edible mushroom hunting and wild food foraging.

3. Pikes Peak Mycological Society

Pikes Peak Mycological Society is founded by Athalie “Lee” Barzee. It is a non-profit organization located in Southern Colorado. They study and do mushroom identification.

4. Wild Food Girl

Erica Davis is the owner of the site Wild food Girl. She does her foraging activities mostly in Colorado, and in some parts of the Northeast Region. She also offers foraging classes.

3 Responses

  1. I’m trying to find someone to help me with morel mushroom hunting in Colorado. I’m 71 but active and would appreciate any classes or hikes or something so I might be able to do this. I’m recently widowed and don’t want to just go wandering alone looking without understanding more about where to go etc. I was exposed a little bit to this adventure in Indiana but only one time.

    1. Hi! I believe you can purchase maps each year of where to find the most morels; do an online search for Colorado. They tend to grow a lot in post-burn areas. Good luck!

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