Homestead ATL: Cultivating Shiitake Mushrooms
Saturday November 23, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Cost: $40 + $20 supply fee ($25 + $20 for Georgia Organics members),
From the venue:Growing mushrooms at home is simple. In this class you will learn the â€˜dowel spawn methodâ€™ of growing gourmet mushrooms on logs outdoors. In addition we will discuss mushroom biology and ecology, general mushroom culture methods and how to prepare and store your mushrooms. And, just for a bit of culinary fun, you can sample a delicious mushroom snack!Participants will go home with one outdoor mushroom log made while in the class. Logs produce in 6 months to 1 year after inoculated and continue to yield for several years.