Mushroom Mountain Events

February 22, 2020
  • Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification - GA

    February 22, 2020  9:00 am - February 23, 2020  4:00 pm
    Oatland Island Wildlife Center - Savannah, Georgia

    5 year mushroom foraging permit for SC, GA and NC, VA, PA, NY, RI. This permit will allow for sale of wild foraged mushrooms. Signups will receive a study guide and slides 1 month ahead of the class. 

    Limited to 30 people, and no refunds will be available for this event. 

    Where: Oatland Island Wildlife Center - Savannah, Georgia
    http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/schools/oat/default.aspx
    When: 9 am - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday
    LODGING
    https://www.tripadvisor.com/HotelsNear-g60814-d1077850-Oatland_Island_Wildlife_Center-Savannah_Georgia.html

    A wonderful, scenic Wildlife center right outside of Historic Savannah, the island is nestled into the surrounding marsh habitats and houses many native animals in beautiful and spacious enclosures as a bonus to all visitors out strolling around for mushrooms! Smoking, pets, and fishing is not permitted anywhere on the Nature Center grounds. Bring your own lunch.

    Taught by our own Anne-Marie Bilella, authorized Mushroom Hunting Instructor. This permit may be valid in other states that have adopted a Code 13 policy, your state will need to contact us to evaluate and approve this permit for your state’s food safety authority. 

    Anne-Marie is the Farmer, the Baker and the Medicine-Maker at Bella Vista Farm in GA.

    She is skilled in herbal medicine, wild weeds, mushrooms and natural products made from herbs. Anne-Marie was self-taught in her herbal studies until a couple years ago when she completed a 10 month hands-on intensive herbal course with Patricia Kyritsi Howell of BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies. She has received the Wild Mushroom ID and Permit from Mushroom Mountain to sell mushrooms in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina as well as become an instructor for Mushroom Mountain.

    Currently, Anne-Marie creates her own herbal products with her Bella Vista Naturals line and teaches others about herbal medicine, medicinal mushrooms and wild plant identification. She is a homesteader, blogger and writer for her own blog and has written articles for other blogs, Aroma Culture Magazine and for Mother Earth News - Herbal Living blog.

    According to state law, wild foraged mushrooms species must be individually inspected and found to be safe by an approved mushroom identification expert that: 
    (A) Has met the requirements of knowledge and passed an exam and 
    (B) Will harvest only those mushrooms species listed on state by state approved list. The list bellow is subject to change. The examination covers a larger number of species, then each state has approved. State by state list will be sent with your study materials one month prior to the class: 

    • LIST OF SPECIES (please note that not all of the species are not approved in all states as listed below, this will be outline in the study materials sent to you a month ahead of the class) 

      • Chanterelles (Cantharellus spp. Exception C. persicinus)
      • Blue chanterelle (Polyozellus multiplex)
      • Morels (Morchella spp.)
      • Black trumpet (Craterellus fallax)
      • Lobster (Hypomyces lactifluorum)
      • Wood ears (Auricularia spp.)
      • Chicken of the woods (Laetiporus spp. Exception L. persicinus)
      • Beefsteak (Fistulina hepatica)
      • Hedgehog (Hydnum repandum, H. albomagnum)
      • Lions mane / Pom Pom / Bearded tooth / Bear’s head (Hericium spp.)
      • Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus spp. Exception Pleurotus levisP. dryinus)
      • Cauliflower (Sparassis spp.)
      • Maitake / Hen of the woods (Grifola frondosa)
      • Blewit (Lepista nuda)
      • Honey mushroom (Armillaria mellea, A. tabescens)
      • Blue milky (Lactarius indigo)
      • Golden and burgundy milkies (Lactarius corrugisL.volemus, L. hygrophoroides)
      • Pecan truffle (Tuber spp.)
      • Puffballs (Lycoperdon spp., Calvatia spp.)
      • Bolete species: King bolete / Cep / Porcini (Boletus edulis, B. chippewaensis)
      • Chaga (Inonotus obliquus)
      • Reishi mushrooms (Ganoderma curtisii, G. tsugae, G. sessile)
      • Turkey tail (Trametes versicolor)
      • Matsutake (Tricholoma magnivelare)
      • Shaggy mane (Coprinus comatus)
      • Candycap mushroom (Lactarius rubidus, L. fragilis, L. camphoratus)
      • Saffron milky (Lactarius deliciosus)
      • Hawk’s wing (Sarcodon imbricatus)
      • Enoki (Flammulina velutipes)
      • Shrimp Russula (Russula xerampelina)
      • Umbrella Polypore (Cladomeris umbellata)
      • Green Quilted Russula (Russula virescens, Russula parvovirescens, Russula crustosa)

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February 23, 2020
  • Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification - GA

    February 22, 2020  9:00 am - February 23, 2020  4:00 pm
    Oatland Island Wildlife Center - Savannah, Georgia

    5 year mushroom foraging permit for SC, GA and NC, VA, PA, NY, RI. This permit will allow for sale of wild foraged mushrooms. Signups will receive a study guide and slides 1 month ahead of the class. 

    Limited to 30 people, and no refunds will be available for this event. 

    Where: Oatland Island Wildlife Center - Savannah, Georgia
    http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/schools/oat/default.aspx
    When: 9 am - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday
    LODGING
    https://www.tripadvisor.com/HotelsNear-g60814-d1077850-Oatland_Island_Wildlife_Center-Savannah_Georgia.html

    A wonderful, scenic Wildlife center right outside of Historic Savannah, the island is nestled into the surrounding marsh habitats and houses many native animals in beautiful and spacious enclosures as a bonus to all visitors out strolling around for mushrooms! Smoking, pets, and fishing is not permitted anywhere on the Nature Center grounds. Bring your own lunch.

    Taught by our own Anne-Marie Bilella, authorized Mushroom Hunting Instructor. This permit may be valid in other states that have adopted a Code 13 policy, your state will need to contact us to evaluate and approve this permit for your state’s food safety authority. 

    Anne-Marie is the Farmer, the Baker and the Medicine-Maker at Bella Vista Farm in GA.

    She is skilled in herbal medicine, wild weeds, mushrooms and natural products made from herbs. Anne-Marie was self-taught in her herbal studies until a couple years ago when she completed a 10 month hands-on intensive herbal course with Patricia Kyritsi Howell of BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies. She has received the Wild Mushroom ID and Permit from Mushroom Mountain to sell mushrooms in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina as well as become an instructor for Mushroom Mountain.

    Currently, Anne-Marie creates her own herbal products with her Bella Vista Naturals line and teaches others about herbal medicine, medicinal mushrooms and wild plant identification. She is a homesteader, blogger and writer for her own blog and has written articles for other blogs, Aroma Culture Magazine and for Mother Earth News - Herbal Living blog.

    According to state law, wild foraged mushrooms species must be individually inspected and found to be safe by an approved mushroom identification expert that: 
    (A) Has met the requirements of knowledge and passed an exam and 
    (B) Will harvest only those mushrooms species listed on state by state approved list. The list bellow is subject to change. The examination covers a larger number of species, then each state has approved. State by state list will be sent with your study materials one month prior to the class: 

    • LIST OF SPECIES (please note that not all of the species are not approved in all states as listed below, this will be outline in the study materials sent to you a month ahead of the class) 

      • Chanterelles (Cantharellus spp. Exception C. persicinus)
      • Blue chanterelle (Polyozellus multiplex)
      • Morels (Morchella spp.)
      • Black trumpet (Craterellus fallax)
      • Lobster (Hypomyces lactifluorum)
      • Wood ears (Auricularia spp.)
      • Chicken of the woods (Laetiporus spp. Exception L. persicinus)
      • Beefsteak (Fistulina hepatica)
      • Hedgehog (Hydnum repandum, H. albomagnum)
      • Lions mane / Pom Pom / Bearded tooth / Bear’s head (Hericium spp.)
      • Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus spp. Exception Pleurotus levisP. dryinus)
      • Cauliflower (Sparassis spp.)
      • Maitake / Hen of the woods (Grifola frondosa)
      • Blewit (Lepista nuda)
      • Honey mushroom (Armillaria mellea, A. tabescens)
      • Blue milky (Lactarius indigo)
      • Golden and burgundy milkies (Lactarius corrugisL.volemus, L. hygrophoroides)
      • Pecan truffle (Tuber spp.)
      • Puffballs (Lycoperdon spp., Calvatia spp.)
      • Bolete species: King bolete / Cep / Porcini (Boletus edulis, B. chippewaensis)
      • Chaga (Inonotus obliquus)
      • Reishi mushrooms (Ganoderma curtisii, G. tsugae, G. sessile)
      • Turkey tail (Trametes versicolor)
      • Matsutake (Tricholoma magnivelare)
      • Shaggy mane (Coprinus comatus)
      • Candycap mushroom (Lactarius rubidus, L. fragilis, L. camphoratus)
      • Saffron milky (Lactarius deliciosus)
      • Hawk’s wing (Sarcodon imbricatus)
      • Enoki (Flammulina velutipes)
      • Shrimp Russula (Russula xerampelina)
      • Umbrella Polypore (Cladomeris umbellata)
      • Green Quilted Russula (Russula virescens, Russula parvovirescens, Russula crustosa)

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March 11, 2020
  • MM TOUR

    March 11, 2020  11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Mushroom Mountain, 200 Finley Rd, Easley, SC 29642, USA

    Tours of Mushroom Mountain include an introduction to fungal ecology and life cycles, laboratory tour and research overviews, and the fruiting room. Many aspects of mushrooms, including medicinal properties, cooking, and mycoremediation to soil creation will be discussed along the way! Group visits, discounted reservations - contact us for open dates and times. An experience that will last a lifetime for all ages!

    Please bring your confirmation with you as your ticket. Thank you, and see you at Mushroom Mountain. 

    https://mushroommountain.com/products/mushroom-mountain-farm-tour/

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March 14, 2020
  • Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification - North Carolina

    March 14, 2020  9:00 am - March 15, 2020  4:00 pm
    Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center, 6601 Devils Racetrack Rd, Four Oaks, NC 27524

    For more information and to sign up, click here.

    This 5 year mushroom foraging permit meets the criteria required by the state health departments and formally approved for the foraging and selling of wild mushrooms in the following states: South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvannia, New York, Rhode Island. Signups will receive a study guide and slides 1 month ahead of the class.

    Limited to 40 people, and no refunds will be available for this event. We might be able to move you to another class in case of emergency.

    Where: Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center, 6601 Devils Racetrack Rd, Four Oaks, NC 27524

    Accomodations: Click Here

    The Rudolph Howell & Son Environmental Learning Center, or Howell Woods, is a unique 2,800-acre natural resource designed to provide excellent educational experiences while fostering environmental stewardship. At Howell Woods, you can experience a variety of environmental education programs and recreational activities.  Go hiking, camping, canoeing, bird watching, hunting, fishing, and more!

    When: Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm

    Taught personally by Stesha Warren, authorized DHEC, GADPH & NCDPH Mushroom Hunting Instructor. This permit may be valid in other states that have adopted a Code 13 policy, your state will need to contact us to evaluate and approve this permit for your state’s food safety authority. 

    According to state law, wild foraged mushrooms species must be individually inspected and found to be safe by an approved mushroom identification expert that: 

    (A) Has met the requirements of knowledge and passed an exam and 

    (B) Will harvest only those mushrooms species listed below (Check the Approved Species List for your state’s allowed species)

    • Chanterelles (Cantharellus spp. Exception C. persicinus)
    • Blue chanterelle (Polyozellus multiplex)
    • Morels (Morchella spp.)
    • Black trumpet (Craterellus fallax)
    • Lobster (Hypomyces lactifluorum)
    • Wood ears (Auricularia spp.)
    • Chicken of the woods (Laetiporus spp. Exception L. persicinus)
    • Beefsteak (Fistulina hepatica)
    • Hedgehog (Hydnum repandum, H. albomagnum)
    • Lions mane / Pom Pom / Bearded tooth / Bear’s head (Hericium spp.)
    • Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus spp. Exception Pleurotus levis, P. dryinus)
    • Cauliflower (Sparassis spp.)
    • Maitake / Hen of the woods (Grifola frondosa)
    • Blewit (Lepista nuda)
    • Honey mushroom (Armillaria mellea, A. tabescens)
    • Blue milky (Lactarius indigo)
    • Golden and burgundy milkies (Lactarius corrugis, L.volemus, L. hygrophoroides)
    • Pecan truffle (Tuber spp.)
    • Puffballs (Lycoperdon spp., Calvatia spp.)
    • Bolete species: King bolete / Cep / Porcini (Boletus edulis, B. chippewaensis)
    • Chaga (Inonotus obliquus)
    • Reishi mushrooms (Ganoderma curtisii, G. tsugae, G. sessile)
    • Turkey tail (Trametes versicolor)
    • Matsutake (Tricholoma magnivelare)
    • Shaggy mane (Coprinus comatus)
    • Candycap mushroom (Lactarius rubidus, L. fragilis, L. camphoratus)
    • Saffron milky (Lactarius deliciosus)
    • Hawk’s wing (Sarcodon imbricatus)
    • Enoki (Flammulina velutipes)
    • Shrimp Russula (Russula xerampelina)
    • Umbrella Polypore (Cladomeris umbellata)
    • Green Quilted Russula (Russula virescens, Russula parvovirescens, Russula crustosa)

    See more details

March 15, 2020
  • Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification - North Carolina

    March 14, 2020  9:00 am - March 15, 2020  4:00 pm
    Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center, 6601 Devils Racetrack Rd, Four Oaks, NC 27524

    For more information and to sign up, click here.

    This 5 year mushroom foraging permit meets the criteria required by the state health departments and formally approved for the foraging and selling of wild mushrooms in the following states: South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvannia, New York, Rhode Island. Signups will receive a study guide and slides 1 month ahead of the class.

    Limited to 40 people, and no refunds will be available for this event. We might be able to move you to another class in case of emergency.

    Where: Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center, 6601 Devils Racetrack Rd, Four Oaks, NC 27524

    Accomodations: Click Here

    The Rudolph Howell & Son Environmental Learning Center, or Howell Woods, is a unique 2,800-acre natural resource designed to provide excellent educational experiences while fostering environmental stewardship. At Howell Woods, you can experience a variety of environmental education programs and recreational activities.  Go hiking, camping, canoeing, bird watching, hunting, fishing, and more!

    When: Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm

    Taught personally by Stesha Warren, authorized DHEC, GADPH & NCDPH Mushroom Hunting Instructor. This permit may be valid in other states that have adopted a Code 13 policy, your state will need to contact us to evaluate and approve this permit for your state’s food safety authority. 

    According to state law, wild foraged mushrooms species must be individually inspected and found to be safe by an approved mushroom identification expert that: 

    (A) Has met the requirements of knowledge and passed an exam and 

    (B) Will harvest only those mushrooms species listed below (Check the Approved Species List for your state’s allowed species)

    • Chanterelles (Cantharellus spp. Exception C. persicinus)
    • Blue chanterelle (Polyozellus multiplex)
    • Morels (Morchella spp.)
    • Black trumpet (Craterellus fallax)
    • Lobster (Hypomyces lactifluorum)
    • Wood ears (Auricularia spp.)
    • Chicken of the woods (Laetiporus spp. Exception L. persicinus)
    • Beefsteak (Fistulina hepatica)
    • Hedgehog (Hydnum repandum, H. albomagnum)
    • Lions mane / Pom Pom / Bearded tooth / Bear’s head (Hericium spp.)
    • Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus spp. Exception Pleurotus levis, P. dryinus)
    • Cauliflower (Sparassis spp.)
    • Maitake / Hen of the woods (Grifola frondosa)
    • Blewit (Lepista nuda)
    • Honey mushroom (Armillaria mellea, A. tabescens)
    • Blue milky (Lactarius indigo)
    • Golden and burgundy milkies (Lactarius corrugis, L.volemus, L. hygrophoroides)
    • Pecan truffle (Tuber spp.)
    • Puffballs (Lycoperdon spp., Calvatia spp.)
    • Bolete species: King bolete / Cep / Porcini (Boletus edulis, B. chippewaensis)
    • Chaga (Inonotus obliquus)
    • Reishi mushrooms (Ganoderma curtisii, G. tsugae, G. sessile)
    • Turkey tail (Trametes versicolor)
    • Matsutake (Tricholoma magnivelare)
    • Shaggy mane (Coprinus comatus)
    • Candycap mushroom (Lactarius rubidus, L. fragilis, L. camphoratus)
    • Saffron milky (Lactarius deliciosus)
    • Hawk’s wing (Sarcodon imbricatus)
    • Enoki (Flammulina velutipes)
    • Shrimp Russula (Russula xerampelina)
    • Umbrella Polypore (Cladomeris umbellata)
    • Green Quilted Russula (Russula virescens, Russula parvovirescens, Russula crustosa)

    See more details

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