Where: Mushroom Mountain Farm, 200 Finley Rd. Easley SC
When: June 11, 2022 - 9am-3pm
Limited to 40 attendees, this workshop will feature fungi that are cultivated in the summer time.
Participants will learn fungal ecology and life cycles, while immersed in hands-on methods to cultivate mushrooms on logs, stumps, wood chips, and straw, designing mushroom gardens, and composting or recycling with fungi.
Mushrooms discussed in this workshop will be: shiitake, king stropharia, warm oyster species (flamingo, pink, golden, phoenix, warm blue), reishi, giant milky, almond portabella, paddy straw, turkey tail.
This workshop includes breakfast, lunch, oyster mushroom fruiting kit, and a shiitake log to take home from hands-on activity.
Taught personally by Tradd Cotter:
- Author, Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation (Chelsea Green 2014)
- Clemson University Student Entrepreneur of the Year Winner
- EPA Clemson Fellowship Award Winner
- North American Wild Mushroom Safety Certification Program, Designer/Chief Instructor (SC, NC, GA, PA, VA, WVA, NY, RI)
- North American Mycological Association Emergency
Requests for waiting list possible if full and there is a cancellation.
- "Exceeded our expectations! Look forward to another class. Olga's food was delicious."
- "Exceeded our expectations - great job."
- "My gal friends and I agree this experience exceeded our expectations. The food was outstanding, and gave us ideas of how to cook/bake with mushrooms."
- "Thank you for your decades of knowledge."
- "This was a great experience."
- "What a wonderful day! I learned so much, laughed, ate delicious food. Thank you. The brick thing blew my mind."
- "I came knowing very little about mushrooms from a growing standpoint. Appreciate the hands-on experience with the logs and the bags."
- "Teriffic. Entertaining and informative. We'll be back!"
- "I am so inspired to come back for more classes. The ID class, medicinal class. The hands-on examples were extra helpful and interspersed throughout, helped maintain attention to verbal content. Love the sense of humor and VIBE. Thanks for beginning and stoking our endless fascination with fungi."