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Tuesday, March 17th | 6:00pm-8:30pm | Introduction to Medicinal Mushrooms

Tuesday, March 17th | 6:00pm-8:30pm | Introduction to Medicinal Mushrooms

$35.00

Come explore the deep history humans have with medicinal mushrooms and their power to heal, including the most common and popular - the Reishi or Lingzhi mushroom (the legendary ‘Mushroom of Immortality'). In this class you learn how each of these mushrooms exists in nature, how we can cultivate a working relationship with them in our health regimens, and of course keep them sacred and wild where they deserve to remain. You'll leave with the knowledge needed to identify uses and ways to prepare medicinal mushrooms.


Learn about how each of these mushrooms exists in nature, how we can cultivate a working relationship with them in our health regimens and of course keep them sacred and wild where they deserve to remain.  Raising awareness of the growing market for these healers, and explore the ethics of this huge growing industry. 

Age:
This class is appropriate for ages 16+.

Location:
This class will take place at Rochester Brainery, located at 176 Anderson Ave F109, Rochester NY 14607.

About the teacher: 
Olga Tzogas and her journey with Fungi and plants started over ten years ago. In 2011, Smugtown Mushrooms was established because there was a need for mushrooms & growing supplies, workshops, events & community based science in the Rochester area. Olga continuously is eager to learn more and embrace the never-ending, unlocked potential of mushrooms, fungi and the natural world. Olga teaches workshops throughout the continent about wild mushroom identification, medicinal mushrooms, biology, and mushroom cultivation. She was a core organizer for the 2016 Radical Mycology Convergence and the MycoSymbiotics Festival from 2015-17. Olga with the collaboration of the group, The Mycelium Underground, helped develop the New Moon Mycology Summit in 2018.

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