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Tip your cap to undaunted mushroom foragers

David Paton, front left in photo at right, led the third mushroom walk of this year at Sharon’s Audubon Center on Sunday, July 16. Photo by Mari Cullerton

SHARON — When it comes to mushroom scavenging, “when in doubt, throw it out,” according to Dave Paton, who led the wild mushroom workshop and walk at the Sharon Audubon Center on Sunday, July 16. 

This was the third mushroom walk held this year. The first one was held in spring (when morels were appearing in local forests); the walk was so popular that  the additional walks were scheduled.

Paton said he has been fascinated by mushrooms since his days as a childhood camper at the center. 

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