Mushroom Mountain University


Mushroom Mountain is proud to announce the expansion of its online teaching platform as an extension of the in depth workshops offered at our research facility.

Welcome to Mushroom Mountain University!


Explore both ON DEMAND and LIVE WEBINARS designed and hosted by best-selling author and lecturer Tradd Cotter and other prominent guest speakers. Access classes that focus on specific skills related to hobby and commercial mushroom cultivation, mycoremediation, laboratory and spawn skills, and medicinal research.

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Live Classes

MUSHROOM TISSUE CULTURE: LAB AND SPAWN SKILLS | January 11, 2017 - 7pm EST | PRICE: $60


This LIVE session covers the fundamentals of LAB AND SPAWN SKILLS including basic techniques such as equipment, media formulas, pouring agar plates, spore isolations, cloning techniques, grain spawn preparation, grain spawn generation, and storing cultures in a detailed format with video clips, slides, and recorded narration from author Tradd Cotter.
NOTE: Pre-requisite recommended: Ecology and Lifecycle. Iphone and Ipad are not supported with this platform.

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INDOOR MUSHROOM CULTIVATION ON PASTEURIZED SUBSTRATES | January 12, 2017 - 7pm EST | PRICE: $40


This LIVE session covers the fundamentals of INDOOR/GREENHOUSE CULTIVATION including (Oyster species, King Stropharia, Paddy Straw, and Giant Milky) on bulk agricultural substrates in a detailed format with video clips, slides, and live moderation and interaction from author Tradd Cotter.
NOTE: Pre-requisite recommended: Ecology and Lifecycle. Iphone and Ipad are not supported with this platform.

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INTRODUCTION TO MYCOREMEDIATION | January 18, 2017 - 7pm EST | PRICE: $60


 This LIVE session covers the fundamentals of MYCOREMEDIATION SKILLS including basic techniques such as species selection and collection techniques, experimental design, laboratory transfers, solid and liquid state treatment designs, flow through and recirculation benchtop systems, and bioassays in a detailed format with video clips, slides, and recorded narration from author Tradd Cotter.
NOTE: Pre-requisite recommended: Ecology and Lifecycle, Lab and Spawn Skills. Iphone and Ipad are not supported with this platform.

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INDOOR MUSHROOM CULTIVATION ON STERILIZED SUBSTRATES | January 25, 2017 - 7pm EST | PRICE: $60


 This LIVE session covers the fundamentals of INDOOR/GREENHOUSE CULTIVATION including (Oyster species, King Stropharia, Paddy Straw, and Giant Milky) on bulk agricultural substrates in a detailed format with video clips, slides, and live moderation and interaction from author Tradd Cotter.
NOTE: Pre-requisite recommended: Ecology and Lifecycle. Iphone and Ipad are not supported with this platform.

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Students can find classes geared toward any level, from beginner to advanced, and the lesson plans pair well using Tradd’s book Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation as the reference text.

Recorded Classes

1. ECOLOGY AND LIFE CYCLES OF CULTIVATED MUSHROOM | January 4, 2017 - 7pm EST | PRICE: $10

 This course is narrated by author Tradd Cotter and covers the basic life cycles and ecology of most cultivated fungi as an introductory lesson for all online courses listed. Understanding how mushrooms reproduce, feed, and interact with their environment will allow students to build upon that knowledge to achieve a higher success rate in cultivation, mycoremediation projects, and medicinal applications. Highly recommended for beginners and as a refresher for experienced growers.

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2. FOUR EASY WAYS TO GROW MUSHROOMS AT HOME | January 5, 2017 - 7pm EST | PRICE: $20


 This session covers the fundamentals of cultivating a variety of edible mushrooms both indoors and outdoors in a detailed format with video clips, slides, and live moderation and interaction from author Tradd Cotter. Covered will be oyster mushrooms on coffee grounds and waste, king stropharia on wood chips, and shiitake mushrooms on logs.
NOTE: Pre-requisite recommended: Ecology and Lifecycle. Iphone and Ipad are not supported with this platform.

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Students can find classes geared toward any level, from beginner to advanced, and the lesson plans pair well using Tradd’s book Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation as the reference text.