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Mushroom Foraging & Cultivation

Posted on Tuesday June 17th 2014

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Mushroom Foraging & Cultivation

CSW 984-2: F, 9:00-11:50 am, 9/5-10/3, 5 wks
Instructor: Paul Lagreze of New England Wild Edibles
$165

Applies permaculture principles in the foraging and cultivation of wild fungi. Field activities include collection, identification, and cultivation of fungi for culinary purposes and holistic medicine. Students learn to identify and cook safe-to-eat mushrooms and to preserve medicinal fungi using field guides. Students acquire cultivation skills for shitake, reishi, and/or oyster mushrooms and understand how to integrate mushroom logs into homescale
gardens. This is the credit-free offering of AGR 113. For more information about blended learning classes click here


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