Fungi Fest at the Royal BC Museum

Fungi Fest at the Royal BC Museum is a week-long series of events, films, and lectures celebrating the launch of Fungi: Web of Life at IMAX® Victoria.

Upcoming Events -- Fungi Fest at the Royal BC Museum

October 18, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Live at Lunch is a monthly series where you can hear directly from curators, archivists, staff and researchers at the Royal BC Museum as well as fascinating community members and guests.

Mycoheterotrophs are a group of distinctively weird vascular plants. They lack chlorophyll, and the…

October 20, 2023 - All day

Fungi: The Web of Life is coming to the giant screen at IMAX® Victoria!

Discover the mysterious world that connects all life on
Earth. Out of sight, between the world of plants and
animals, another world exists—the kingdom of fungi.

Watch this space for details on times…

Cover of RBCM Mushrooms of BC Handbook
October 21, 2023 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

There are more than 3,000 different mushroom species in British Columbia. That’s more fungus diversity than anywhere else in Canada. Walk with us to nearby Beacon Hill Park where we’ll hunt for mushrooms with expert Andy MacKinnon, forest ecologist and co-author of Royal BC Museum’s best-selling…

October 22, 2023 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

The South Vancouver Island Mycological Society Annual Mushroom Show. 

A display of hundreds of identified macrofungi for your learning and viewing pleasure. Experts will be on site to answer all your questions. Bring your fungi and have the experts identify them for you!  Free…

October 22, 2023 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
$45 per class or $150 for all four classes. 10% off for members

Using ink, quill pen and watercolours, we will create artworks inspired by the film launch of Fungi: Web of Life at IMAX® Victoria. Blotted line combined drawing with basic printmaking. Blotted line enables an artist to create a variety…