Monthly Speaker Series

Naturalist, author to discuss edible local mushrooms

Sep 03, 2018

Unity — Sebasticook Regional Land Trust presents naturalist David Spahr, speaking about "Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms Found in Our Area" Wednesday, Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m., at 93 Main Café, 93 Main St. The talk is part of the land trust's monthly speaker series.

A resident of Washington, Maine, Spahr is a photographer, cook, second-degree black belt in Tae Kwan Do, Tai Chi instructor, and author of a photographic book about edible and medicinal mushrooms released in 2009, "Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada." Spahr hunts for mushrooms and forages for edible plants. He is also a forest farmer.

Spahr has a mushroom collecting website,; he also moderates a Yahoo mushroom group called "Northeast Mushrooms" at

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