I wanted to let yall know I will be holding a 2.5 day intensive on the art, science, and application of mushroom cultivation at PLACE for Sustainable Living in Oakland, CA this November.
This course will cover many topics, including:
Mushroom Cultivation Essentials Insights into the fungal kingdom and the art & science of cultivation
Budgeting, planning & preparation
Tool making and improvisation
Aseptic (“sterile’) practice with agar, grains, compost, and wood-based substrates
Alternative, low-cost, and low-tech cultivation techniques and tools Cultivation lab and fruiting environments design for home, farm, or community scale projects
Mushroom Cultivation Applications Medicinal mushroom processing and myconutraceutical product production
Outdoor mushroom garden design and installation
Fungal integration into permaculture design systems
Mycoremediation concepts and strategies
Fungal & plant relationships
Other skills Mycorrhizal fungi cultivation
Wild mushroom identification
Resources & more!