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Wild mushroom Identifier course

  • Chattahoochee Nature Center 9135 Willeo Road - Roswell, GA 30075 (map)

The Georgia Department of Public Health recently recognized a Wild mushroom identifier course known as the Mushroom Mountain Wild Mushroom Identifier Course  for wild mushroom foragerswho are planning to forage and sell wild mushrooms to food service establishments in GA.

All wild mushroom foragers who  successfully pass the course will need to provide the following information on a tag or label to food service establishments in Georgia that offer their wild mushrooms for sale and service to ensure traceability:



  1. Approved identifier name, 2) Address & phone number, 3) Latin binomial name and locally used common name, 4) Harvest date, 5) Harvest location (town, county, township, etc), 6) Harvest weight; and 7) Name of forager if not harvested by an approved identifier.
  2. They will find more information on the course in the links below.

Below are the links to the program information where foragers can register:
Roswell, GA - April 16-17, 2016

Earlier Event: April 15
Free Farm Field Trip
Later Event: April 16
Annual Spring Native Plant Sale