Wednesday Evening Lectures Lecture

Mushrooms of Madeline Island

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Chicken Mushroom Madeline Island

Free and Open to the Public

Speaker: Tavis Lynch, Mushroom Farmer, Commercial Forager
and Instructor at University of Wisconsin and WITC

This presentation will discuss local mushrooms and their seasons, and the specific trees that these mushrooms share.

Learn about local edibles and local toxic species.

Mushroom Hike with Tavis Lynch the following morning: August 29th, Thursday

Location and time TBA at evening lecture.


Tavis Lynch
Mushroom Farmer
Commercial Forager
Instructor at University of Wisconsin and WITC

Tavis Lynch is the owner of Tavis's Mushrooms, a shiitake, oyster mushroom and wine cap farm in northern Wisconsin. Tavis also offers wild mushroom identification and supply.


This program is made possible by the generous support of Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve and the Apostle Islands Area Community Fund.


Madeline Island Museum
Madeline Island Museum, 226 Colonel Woods Ave
La Pointe, WI 54850-0009

Location Information

The museum, composed of three historic island structures and the modern Capser Center, contains exhibits detailing Wisconsin history from 17th-century exploration and the era of the fur trade to the arrival of summer tourists, known as cottagers, in the early 20th century.

Accessibility Information

Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Call ahead to make arrangements.