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Pascale G. Malenfant

Pascale G. Malenfant has a college diploma in natural environment interpretation, a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and a graduate degree in applied sustainable development. She has also taken several courses focused specifically on mycology, the scientific study of fungi.

After working as an environmental project manager, consultant and college professor, Pascale worked in applied research at Biopterre for seven years, specifically developing the potential of non-timber forest products and mushrooms for businesses and communities in Québec. She currently holds the position of Mushroom Tourism Development and Innovation Advisor at the Kamouraska Regional County Municipality.

Pascale is also the author of Sur le chemin des champignons : Le mycotourisme au Québec, published in 2022 by Les Éditions de l’Homme. This essential reference guide (available in French only) will introduce you to mushrooms and mushroom tourism as well as all the mushroom tourism businesses found throughout the regions of Québec.

Kamouraska: A Must-See Mushroom Tourism Destination!

   |   By Pascale G. Malenfant

More and more travellers are looking for meaningful travel experiences, contact with nature and local communities, a better understanding of the forest and the opportunity to enjoy gourmet delights. The Kamouraska area, in Bas-Saint-Laurent, is a mushroom tourism destination that will meet these travel objectives with a distinctive offer showcasing forest mushrooms!

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