Nature walk uncovers mushroom species at Harlem Valley Homestead in Wingdale

Pawling resident Chris Brower displayed a mushroom sample found on a pile of wood chips near the Harlem Valley Homestead. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

WINGDALE — The Oblong Land Conservancy and Harlem Valley Appalachian Trail Community hosted a nature walk and talk with farm naturalist and mycologist Alanna Burns on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Beginning at 10 a.m., a crowd of nature enthusiasts and interested community members gathered at the Harlem Valley Homestead, located at 147 Old Forge Road in Wingdale. All attendees were dressed for a morning hike, some carrying knapsacks, baskets, guide books and miniature field notebooks to record their findings.

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