Planetary Healing Mushroom project
'and into the forest I go, to find my mind and lose my soul'
MycoBee Mushrooms is collaborating with Planetary Healing Center to bring community foraging and mushroom growing courses to Planetary Healing Woodland in Balerno.
WORKSHOPS START MAY 2023!
In 2023 we will be running 6 days mushroom growing courses in Planetary Healing Woodland in Balerno over the trhee weekends, Saturday & Sunday.
1st Weekend, 2 days
Day 1: Introduction to mushrooms, their importance for Nature and humans. Foraging walk, edible and poisonous fungi ID. Introduction to mushroom growing. Mushroom life cycle. Taking spore prints and cloning mushrooms. Preparing and soaking straw as mushroom substrate using cold pasteurization method.
Day 2: Types of cultivated mushrooms. Mushroom spawn inoculation, making oyster mushroom grow bags.
2nd Weekend, 2 days
Day 3: Knowing your trees. Inoculating Mushrooms on logs. Types of cultivated mushrooms on logs.
Day 4: Outdoor mushroom beds on organic substrates
3rd Weekend, 2 days
Day 5: Mycoworms & mushroom compost from spent mushroom substrates. Community Forest Gardens
Day 6: Fungi Fun Day for wellbeing, Family Fun day. Mushroom Art. Mushroom food, tea, coffee. Mushroom stories and legends by the fire.
COST: DONATE WHAT YOU CAN
DATES FOR 2023:
(Saturday & Sunday, 12-6pm)
weekend 1, 6th- 7th May
weekend 2, 10th- 11th June
weekend 3, 1st- 2nd July