The Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road, is showcasing photographs by Washington’s resident mushroom authority David Spahr through March 5.

Spahr is a naturalist, photographer, farmer, forager and an environmental political activist.  His book “Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada” is available on the Maine Author section of the library; and he has led foraging tours in Washington as part of the Gibbs Library’s adult programming.

Spahr is a 1969 graduate of North Yarmouth Academy and a 1973 graduate of Hartwick College, with a degree in art.

The Gibbs Library, located in Washington village, is open Mondays from 4 to 7 p.m.; Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 7 p.m.; Thursdays from 3 to 6 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or