Cool Stuff You Can Do With Fungi- FREE lecture series this March!

FREE 3-part lecture series at Cornerstone Cafe this March, Tuesdays at 7pm thanks to Fernwood Neighborhood Resource Group. Come at 6pm for a beer and mushroom pizza 🙂 DIYFungiLogo_DanielleColour

1) CoolDIYFungiLogo_DanielleColour Stuff You Can Do With Fungi
March 10th, 2015 – Beginner Level

Growing your own mushrooms is an easy way to boost your home-grown nutrition, grow your own medicine, and deal with your household waste. You can break down you cigarettes, filter you greywater, make your own tempeh, grow mushrooms on waste materials, and so much more. This workshop will offer an overview of some of the cool stuff you can do with fungi at your home or apartment.

2) Intro to Mycoremediation
March 17th, 2015 – Intermediate Level

Have you heard that mushrooms can break down oil, eat plastic, and clean up ­radiation? This workshop will discuss how fungi can break down ­chemical ­pollutants including oil, pesticides, and even Agent Orange; suck up heavy ­metals and ­radiation; filter water; break down asphalt; and initiate and ­support many ­lifecycles that regenerate healthy ­ecosystems. We will talk through some specific applications, including how to filter water and detoxify contaminated soil with fungi

3) Mushroom Companions for the Garden and Farm
March 24th, 2015 – All Levels

This lecture highlights three super garden companion mushrooms – King Stropharia, Elm Oyster and Shaggy Mane – which can boost plant growth, control pests, and build healthy soil ecosystems. We’ll also walk you through how to make a mushroom bed, mushroom pathways, and companion plant mushrooms within your veggie beds, and clarify the amazing role of Mycorhizal fungi in the garden and orchard.

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