The Eagle Wild Mushroom and Wine Weekend set for Friday through Sunday

The Eagle Wild Mushroom and Wine Weekend set for Friday through Sunday
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By caramie schnell

EAGLE — Try as he might, mushroom guru Ken Kassenbrock can’t quite sway his family to become full-on, die-hard foragers. It’s not that the Kassenbrock clan gets squeamish about fungi. It’s almost the opposite: When the lifelong biology professor convinces his siblings to join him on a mushroom hunt, they get in the mood almost immediately. Here’s how the day plays out: Kassenbrock and the rest gather their foraging basics — a knife, brush, compass, rain gear and paper bag to port their edible finds — and then head out in search of mature, full-grown fungi. The Rocky Mountains are …

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