2018 Telluride Mushroom Festival has ended
Back To Schedule
Wednesday, August 15 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
Full Day Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Come and learn about many techniques and tips from an elite team of mushroom cultivation specialists just before the Telluride Mushroom Festival Starts! Begin your journey here and become skilled at multiple cultivation strategies that include several hands-on demos with materials and growing kits that you can take with you. Perfect for beginner to intermediate growers, the class covers the basics of mushroom ecology and life cycles of many edible and medicinal mushrooms.

The workshop will cover production methods on logs and stumps, wood chips and composts, straw bale and agricultural byproducts, as well as low-tech cultivation and recycling wastes into edible mushrooms. Included in the class is ways of converting existing structures, the business and marketing of mushrooms, storage and shipping mushrooms, and value-added products that you can create to make your home business or farm unique. New techniques for morel cultivation will also be covered and discussed!

One of the best classes nationwide for its value, plus a rotating staff of professional mycologists with the depth of knowledge to expand your foundation and understanding of mushroom cultivation, this one will sell out and space is limited to 30 participants.

avatar for Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter

Mycologist, Mushroom Mountain
Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist and organic gardener who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast and cultivating fungi both commercially and experimentally for more than 22 years. In 1996 he founded Mushroom Mountain, which he owns and... Read More →
avatar for Leif Olson

Leif Olson

Leif is an environmental scientist and mushroom cultivator based out of Brevard, NC.  He explores the interrelations between ecological health, human health, food production, environmental contamination and the restoration of degraded landscapes.  Leif’s work has ranged from the... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Reyes

Daniel Reyes

Daniel Reyes is a mycologist and the founder of Myco Alliance in Austin Texas, a science and education company focusing on reinvigorating the filed of Mycology in Central Texas. He has taught mycological principles to hundreds of students, citizen scientists, and professionals in... Read More →
avatar for Danielle Stevenson

Danielle Stevenson

Danielle Stevenson is a consultant with 10 years of experience helping corporate, non-profit, and community clientele develop, implement, and evaluate solutions to environmental and social problems. This includes research and development, proposal and grant writing, implementation... Read More →

Wednesday August 15, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm PDT
Tim Eardman's Remediation Location Telluride, CO 81435