Mushroom foraging: the perfect pandemic pastime

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: June 09, 2020 6:43 AM CT | Published: May 26, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The first Memphis Mushroom Festival, scheduled for Oct. 1-4 in Meeman Shelby Forest, welcomes amateur and professional “mycologists,” or fungi fanatics.


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Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper is a second generation newspaper writer with roots in Memphis and Arkansas. She earned a B.A. in English from Rhodes College. Her work appears in Rhodes Today and Memphis magazine, as well as The Daily Memphian.

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