Petty's Mushroom Workshop
at Birdsong Nature Center
July 24, 1999
Nature Center, 2106 Meridian Road, Thomasville, Georgia
Map and Travel Directions:
From Tallahassee: Take
Meridian Road north, 4 miles past FL/GA border (marked by
a blue sign that reads Grady Co.), on right side of road.
OR take Highway 319 north, turn left
onto Rt. 93, then turn left onto Meridian Road, 3.8 miles
on left side of road. Watch for small sign that reads
From Thomasville: Take 319 south,
turn right at Citgo Gas Station onto Meridian Road.
Approximately 5 miles from Citgo or 3.8 miles from stop
sign at Rt. 93, on left side of road. Watch for small
sign that reads "Birdsong."
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Petty, Workshop Presenter
$5 each for
Birdsong members, $10 each for non-members. Cost for
children is half-price.
The workshop consisted of:
- a slide show on the mushrooms found in this area
- a nature walk through the woods to gather
- sorting and identifying what we collected
green ball to display photo]
collected on the nature walk.
Bill Petty examines the underside of a
sample through his lupe.
A huge number of chanterelles were found
along the way.
Bill talks with workshop participants as
Birdsong director, Kathleen Brady, looks on.
More specimens laid out on the