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      The Big Thicket Foray! in Kountze

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      October 19, 2019

      Saturday  11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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      The Big Thicket Foray!

      The Gulf States Mycological Society -AND- The Central Texas Mycological Society Presents: The Big Thicket Foray. Join us for one of our first Fall Forays in East Texas. We will meet at 11:00am to start our adventure near The Big Thicket Nature Preserve and end around 3:00pm. This event is free & limited to 30 attendees. Please only RSVP if you are sure you can make it! If anything changes, you can contact us as well. Camping is available near our meeting site. All attendees that RSVP will receive our location of the foray & a list of camping near by. ***Good News! Camping is available on site! Feel free to join us on Saturday night.*** What we offer: -> A safe place to hike and forage for fresh mushrooms. -> Professional & Amateur Mushroom Identifiers on site. -> Mushroom Identification Books for Everyone to Browse. Bring: -> Water Bottles, we will provide a refill station. -> Lunch, easy to eat. -> Comfortable Clothes, Closed-Toed Shoes. -> Your favorite identification books, we will have plenty too. -> Mushroom Collecting Equipment: Basket/s, Sandwich bags/ paper bags (used to keep mushroom species separate), tackle box (used to keep small specimens intact), a loop lens. Disclaimer: 1. As Mycologists & Mushroom Enthusiasts we can not control the weather, nor the presence of mushrooms and other fungi. We hope for nice wet weather for mushrooms to thrive but we cannot guarantee that any will be found or fruiting. Regardless, it'll be a nice walk in the woods. 2. The Gulf States Mycological Society, The Central Texas Mycological Society & the Land Owners assume no liability for any loss, theft, damage, or injury to property or persons, including death, whether arising in contract, negligence, equity, or otherwise.

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