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Cultivating Mushrooms Outside

May 4, 2024 Midnight

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Start spring early with a dive into the fungal kingdom on Saturday, May 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. Instructor Willie Crosby will teach participants how to inoculate logs, wood chips and stumps for mushroom cultivation in your backyard. Learn the basic information everyone should know about fungi and get hands-on experience doing these easy-to-replicate growing methods. By the end of class, you will be familiar with six different wild mushroom species, and three cultivation techniques and have loads of new fungal lore to share with your friends.

Willie Crosby is the owner of Fungi Ally. He has been growing mushrooms indoors and outdoors for over 10 years. Willie works to reveal the power of mushrooms by educating people how to incorporate mushrooms into their gardens and lives.


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