This is a 2-hour introduction to the role that mushrooms play in wild edibles and foraging, both for food and medicinally.
Mushrooms For Food, Medicine and Soil Restoration.
This course will give students a glimpse of the vast range of mushroom topics, functions, historical significance and multi-faceted ecological importance, as well as its role within the surrounding eco-system. Students will go home with an information handout that includes links to further resources for learning.
Students will learn about:
• Why do bees live in trees?
• What is fungus and what is a mushroom?
• Brief history of mycology/modern development of human perspectives on fungus
• Humans and Fungus: Our deep anthropological connection and evolutionary links
• Various functions of mushrooms in the environment
• Medicinal and nutritional value for humans and the ecosphere
• The awe-inspiring answer to why bees live in trees
Cost: $15 if paid in advance
Class Size: Limited to 16 students
Date: Monday March 23, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: 1607 Sunnyvale St. Austin, TX 78741
*it is recommended to bring a comfortable camp chair to sit in.
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