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Specialty Mushrooms: Curiosity, Cuisine, and Cultivation

April 11, 2019 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Join Willie Crosby of Fungi Ally in an exploration of the magical world of specialty mushrooms. We will discuss the basics of what specialty mushrooms are and why use them in the kitchen and medicine cabinet. Willie will help unveil some of the mystery around medicinal mushroom products and the secrets behind cooking these delicious fungi. Excited to grow them at home? This workshop will discuss 2 methods of home cultivation, using a grow kit and inoculating shiitake logs. 

Willie Crosby is the owner of Fungi Ally. Fungi Ally is a mushroom company located in Montague MA, and was growing 400 pounds of mushrooms per week. Now Fungi Ally focuses on mushroom research, education, and spawn production. Willie has received 6 research and education grants over the last 5 years to study and educate the public on mushrooms. Willie aims to create a world of balance and connection through revealing the power of mushrooms. Come join the fungal alliance! 

This is a free program. Advance registration is appreciated for planning purposes, but walk-ins will be welcome.

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