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Upcoming Workshops

Growing Oyster Mushrooms

Come join us as we learn about mushrooms, their uses, lifecycles and indoor and outdoor cultivation methods. Participants will create their own mushroom grow kit by pasteurizing straw and inoculating it with oyster mushroom spawn. These kits should produce mushrooms in a few weeks and then can be used to start an outdoor patch.      Investment of $40.     Limit of 10 participants.     Additional kits available for $20.    Log plugging available for $20.

Buckley’s Homestead Supply, Saturday, April 2, 2016; 12:00 pm.

Call Buckleys to reserve your spot today or have them pester Mike to get his shit together and host a different class.   358-8510

www.buckleyshomesteadsupply.com

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Manitou Springs Garden Club Presentation

April 16th, 6:30 pm, Manitou Community Congressional Church

Mike will be presenting a lecture on the role fungi plays in the web of life and how to include this often forgotten kingdom into your garden success.   Oyster mushroom grow kits will be available for $20.

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Growing Oyster Mushrooms

Come join us as we learn about mushrooms, their uses, lifecycles and indoor and outdoor cultivation methods. Participants will create their own mushroom grow kit by pasteurizing straw and inoculating it with oyster mushroom spawn. These kits should produce mushrooms in a few weeks and then can be used to start an outdoor patch.      Investment of $40.     Limit of 10 participants.     Additional kits available for $20.    Log plugging available for $20.

Buckley’s Homestead Supply, COMING SOON.

Call Buckleys to reserve your spot today or have them pester Mike to get his shit together and host a class.   358-8510

www.buckleyshomesteadsupply.com

 

Mushroom Hunting 101, August Dates TBD

Come ready to learn, this is an information intensive day!   We’ll cover mushroom anatomy and identification techniques, habitats, plant and tree associations, collection ethics, and photographic documentation techniques.   You will learn poisonous, medicinal and some safe delicious edible mushrooms along the way.    Walk away from this workshop with a confidence and ability to identify numerous mushroom species in our glorious state.    Investment of $250 includes a copy of David Arora’s “All that the rain promises and more”, a great hip pocket field guide, tree identification resources, collection basket and tools, and a whole day afield stalking fungi and ending the day with a cooking demo with our finds.

Limit of 4 participants to ensure quality instruction for all.   Email Mike@manitoumushrooms.com  to register today.

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