Mushroom Cultivation & Application Course in Portland, OR – January 28-30, 2014

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Radical Mycology co-founder Peter McCoy will be holding a 2.5 day intensive on the theory, practice, and application of mushroom cultivation this January in his hometown of Portland, Oregon. This course covers the essentials of high yield mushroom production for all budgets, with an emphasis on techniques and tools that keep costs and complexity to a minimum. Whether you are looking to start a small mushroom farm or grow your own edible and medicinal mushrooms for personal use, this course will cover the core skills needed to hit the ground running.

Topics covered include:

The instruction model Peter uses caters to all learning modes by offering a blend of visual presentation, live demonstration, and hands-on practice. At the end of the course, participants will get 4 pure mushroom cultures (valued at $100) and a 100-page workbook of the techniques covered.

Dates: January 28-30, 2014
Location: Northwest Agriculture Show – Portland, OR
Cost: $200

For more information about Peter, you can read his bio here.


Feedback from past participants:

“I would recommend Peter’s course to anyone interested in gaining practical knowledge in the fascinating world of mushrooming and the practical way of growing your own food and medicine!” – John S. -  Shelton, WA

“He’s a fantastic, intelligent, thoughtful and extremely knowledgeable mycologist and embodies the philosophy of food and health security through low-tech, do-it-yourself cultivation methods. I can’t recommend Radical Mycology and Peter’s work highly enough.” – Susan C. – Victoria, BC

“Even the experts are likely to find some real gems in his techniques, philosophy, and teaching style. Peter is one of the most authentically passionate people I have met, and it was an absolute pleasure to learn from him.” – Josh W. – Victoria, BC

“Peter’s course is filled with knowledge, understanding, and respect for mycology. He presented the information in an approachable, hands-on format that inspires one to go home and spread the mycelium.” – Michael W. – Portland, OR

“If you want to delve past cardboard and plug spawn into sterile culture, cloning, spores, etc, I would highly recommend Peter’s course” – Galen H. – Portland, OR

7 responses

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  2. Nicole

    this looks awesome. Going to find a way for us to come !

    November 9, 2013 at 12:27 am

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  5. Matt

    Concerning the cultures, what species are available?

    December 11, 2013 at 6:48 am

    • Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum)
      Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor)
      Shiitake (Lentinula edodes)
      Pheonix Oyster (Pleurotus pulmonarius)
      Blue Oyster (Pleurotus ostreatus)
      King Oyster (Pleurotus eryngii)
      Piopinno (Agrocybe aegerita)
      Shaggy Mane (Coprinus comatus)
      Black Morel (Morchella angustipes)
      Maitake (Grifola frondosa)
      King Stropharia (Stropharia ruggosaannulata)
      Nameko (Pholiota nemako)
      Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus)
      Pink Oyster (Pleurotus djamor)
      Elm Oyster (Hypsizygus ulmarius)

      December 24, 2013 at 9:41 pm

  6. David

    I’m so excited! Will search couchsurfing now!

    December 27, 2013 at 8:04 am

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