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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