BC’s Marvellous Mushrooms
February 26 - May 25
BC’s Marvellous Mushrooms continues from February 26 -May 25 2024!
This exhibition, created by the Royal BC Museum, explores the science and practical uses of mushrooms today, highlighting some of the most fascinating of the 3,400 known species in the province. Featuring interpretive graphic panels, hand-sculpted mushroom models and foraging equipment, the exhibition facilitates visitors’ understanding of BC mushrooms and their many uses. Mushrooms are not only a subject of scientific study but also a source of food, dyes, and medicine; and objects of ceremony and beauty. This exhibition delves into the many facets of these fabulous fungi.
From Jan 30-Feb 24th this exhibit was paired with the Smithers Art Gallery’s community art show, Fabulous Forests and Marvellous Mushrooms.