Mushroom Hunting with Bill O'Dea


Sunday 13th and Sunday 20th October. From 9.00am to 4.00pm

Hunt and forage on the Killruddery Estate with Ireland’s premier mycofogist, Bill O’Dea. Bill and his team will start with an introductory session. After they have briefed you, you will all go out on the hunt! Once you have gathered your mushrooms, you’ll return to base and take part in cooking your findings . Then, you get to sample your delights! Includes coffee/tea and scones on arrival and lunch after your hunt. 9.30-10am Meet at venue. Tea, coffee and scones provided. 10.00am Introduction to mushroom collecting - Bill O'Dea 11.00am Pick and identify mushrooms 1.30pm Lunch and cooking of some of the edible wild mushrooms After lunch Mushroom identification workshop. Typically we use a panel of experts and we would expect to identify 50 plus different types of mushrooms with the emphasis being on edibles. 4.00pm approx Finish.


Price per person €80

Additional Information:

Part of this event is outdoors please dress appropriately and be aware that waterproof shoes are essential. You can book your tickets for Sunday the 13th, or for Sunday the 20th directly from Bill at

Event Summary & Location

13 October 2019

Killruddery House, Wicklow