Discover the joys, benefits and culinary delights of fungi!

We will have a variety of booths showcasing all things fungi from mushroom kits, cookbooks, forage guides, textiles, apparel, tasty treats, and more! Come learn about what mushrooms you can forage in the Bay Area, how to prepare, store, and cook with them. We will be featuring an amazing mushroom habitat exhibit, cooking demonstration with a celebrity chef, speaker presentation, raffle and auction items, and a mushroom identification table (so bring in your mushrooms and we’ll help you ID them!)

Fungus Festival sponsors and vendors include: Back to the Roots, Fairfax Backyard Farmer, Farwest Fungi, Front Porch Farms, Gayle Lee Still Fiber Arts, Green Jeans Garden Supply, Il Fornaio, Sloats, Jewels of the Forest, Maclean Custom Screen Printing, Mendocino Magic, Michael Scianamblo, Mushroom Adventures, Mycological Society of Marin County, Mycopia, Picco, Wine Forest.

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2019 Auction/Raffle Items and Vendors

We will be holding both a raffle and a silent auction for some wonderful mushroom related experiences and products. Raffle tickets will be available to purchase at the door.

Featured Auction Items

Mendocino Magic

Magical weekend campsite lodging for 5-8 people and foray at the Mendocino Coast (Value:  $1000)

Il Fornaio

Festa Regionale 3-course dinner for 4 people (be sure to book when they are featuring truffles from Italy!), including commemorative Italian Pottery plate and Il Fornaio Cookbook (Value:  $300)

Festival location:

Mill Valley Golf Clubhouse,
267 Buena Vista Avenue,
Mill Valley, CA
(plenty of free parking)

Raffle Items:

Back to the Roots

Mushroom Farm 2-pack
(Value:  $50)

Green Jeans Garden Supply

$250 Gift Card at this Marin County favorite for native plants and wide assortment of indoor and outdoor plants.

Jewels of the Forest

Variety case of their delicious mushroom jerky products
(Value: $96)

MacLean Custom Screen Printing

Silkscreened mushroom apron
(Value:  $30)

Mushroom Adventures

Variety of mushroom kits
(Value: $50)

MycoMarin

Lifetime Membership to Mycological Society of Marin County
(Value: $1000)

Mycopia

Two, 2lb mushroom baskets fresh from their wonderful growing facility in Sebastopol!

Sloat Garden Center

$100 Gift Card will be a great prize to win!

Wine Forest

A signed copy of The Wild Table, Seasonal Foraged Food and Recipes – and a gift basket of an assortment of Wine Forest products/a basket of assorted fresh wild mushrooms.

A big thank you to our sponsors

Chad Hyatt:

Chad will be providing a cooking demonstration featuring wild mushrooms and will be on-hand to answer questions and sign his newly released cookbook, The Mushroom Hunter’s Kitchen.

The Chaga Company:

The Chaga Company products are the easy, delicious way to enjoy the amazing benefits of chaga and turkey tail, scientifically-proven superfoods with unparalleled anti-oxidant, anti-viral, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Fairfax Backyard Farmer:

Jimmy Sierra, owner and founder, will be featuring Farwest Fungi growing kits and products, as well as fungi and apiary items from his store.

Gayle Lee Still Fiber Arts:

Specializing in fiber arts and dying, Gayle will have a variety of handmade, hand-dyed items available using a palette of mushroom and lichen dyes.  You can learn about using local, wild fungi as sustainable, safe dye sources. 

Green Jeans Garden Supply:

Kevin Sadlier and Xander Wessels, owners of Green Jeans will be on hand to answer questions about wild mushrooms – as well as featuring some wonderful foraging tools and must-have mushroom books and guides.

Jewels of the Forest:

Jewels of the Forest will be featuring their mushroom jerky products and providing mushroom bag instruction on how to grow your own mushrooms.

Kristin Jakob:

Botanical Illustrator with an ever-expanding line of cards and fine art prints.  Her award-winning botanical art has illustrated numerous journals and several books, and has graced packaging designs and educational posters. Published illustration commissions include a series of line drawings of California native plants for a UC Press book on their cultivation, a wildflower poster and a set of four placemats/posters depicting grasses, both for the California Native Plant Society.

MacLean Custom Screen Printing:

Robin MacLean will be showcasing her unique custom silkscreened tshirts.

Mushroom Adventures:

Based out of Marysville, CA, Mushroom Adventures will be featuring a variety of mushroom kits.

Mycological Society of Marin County (MycoMarin):

Learn about our forays and education programs and speakers as it relates to fungi.  Tshirts, memberships, and answers to your mushroom questions await!

Mike Wood:

Author, former president of the Mycological Society of San Francisco, and Founder of MykoWeb, a site devoted to the science of mycology (the study of the fungi) and the hobby of mushrooming (the pursuit of mushrooms). 

Sexi Spice:

Makers of functional, fermented hot sauce with adaptogens and medicinal mushrooms.

Wine Forest:

Owner Connie Green will be featuring her book: The Wild Table, Seasonal Foraged Food and Recipes as well as assorted mushroom products.