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How to Grow Mushrooms

November 21, 2015 @ 1:00 am - November 22, 2015 @ 1:00 am

Join Will Borowski from Forest Fungi for this full day of hands-on learning where he will demystify the process of how you can grow your own edible, gourmet mushrooms.  You’ll walk away knowing how to grow delicious organic oyster, shiitake, enoki (and more) in your own home, plus a whole new network of fellow fungi enthusiasts!
This workshop has now sold out. Our next workshop is on August 20th, 2016 – you can register your interest for it today at hello@goodlifepermaculture.com.au
This workshop will

Take you through the basics of mushroom propagation, these principles can be adapted to most mushroom varieties, meaning you’ll be able to cultivate pretty much any mushroom you’re heart and taste buds desire.
Show you how to inoculate logs with dowels and spawn.
Show you how to grow mushrooms on straw, coffee grounds and a host of other compostables.

Students receive
We send you home with an exciting show bag valued at $100 full of the following goodies:

5 petri dishes inoculated in class with a cloned mushroom
2 pre-made petri dishes of 2 different types of oyster mushrooms
2 bags of oyster mushrooms inoculated in class
1 inoculated log with  shiitake dowels and grain spawn-students will get enough to make 3 more logs at home.
Knowledge and a new network of enthusiasts so you can stay connected and keep learning after the course, and
Free membership to the Forest Fungi Culture Club where you will receive exclusive access to harder to grow varieties, discounts on items and exclusive ongoing support from Will through the Culture Club facebook group.

About Will
Will is the owner and operator for Forest Fungi and has been interested in gourmet and wild mushrooms since he was a child. Unbeknown until he was 20, his surname Borowski means forest mushroom in Polish. It is part of his heritage and part of an explanation for his long term interest and expertise in the eumycota kingdom. His expertise are grounded in studies in permaculture, environmental management, naturopathy, chemistry, botany, biology and hands-on gardening and doing. Will was also an environmental educator, horticulturalist, bush tucker guide and ranger at the Australian National Botanic Garden in Canberra until leaving Canberra in late 2012. These days he resides in Woodbridge, southern Tasmania and grows a lot of mushrooms!

Cancellation policy
There are no refunds available for this course. If you’re unable to make it we encourage you to pass it onto a friend or family member. Alternatively you’re welcome to put it towards one of our future courses.
This course will be held at the Sustainable Learning Centre, 50 Olinda Grove, Mt Nelson.


November 21, 2015 @ 1:00 am
November 22, 2015 @ 1:00 am


Good Life Permaculture


Sustainable Learning Centre
50 Olinda Grove, Mt Nelson
Hobart, Tasmania Australia
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