Mushroom Mountain Events

May 28, 2022
  • The Culture Of Medicinal Mushrooms - A Special Event with Robert Rogers

    May 28, 2022 - May 29, 2022  
    Mushroom Mountain, 200 Finley Rd, Easley, SC 29642, USA

    When: MAY 28-29, 2022, 9am-4pm

    Where: Mushroom Mountain, 200 Finley Rd. Easley SC 29642

    What: The Cultivation, Extraction, and Medicinal Properties of Fungi

    Join best selling authors Robert Rogers (Fungal Pharmacy) and Tradd Cotter (Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation) for a rare TWO DAY all-inclusive workshop on Medicinal Mushrooms! Using a combination of powerpoints video and hands on study, Tradd and Robert will cover a deep and broad range of knowledge related to the properties of medicinal fungi. Participants will learn everything from:

    • cultivation techniques
    • laboratory culture
    • extraction methods and dosage calculations
    • molecules of interest and their function on immune systems
    • myths and facts about medicinal mushrooms
    • clinical backed research discussions
    • and much more!

    This will be an engaging, exciting and fun workshop for all those who attend! If you want to increase your knowledge of medicinal mushrooms for your personal use, family, or business this is the perfect class for you!

    More Info and Signup Here!

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May 29, 2022
  • The Culture Of Medicinal Mushrooms - A Special Event with Robert Rogers

    May 28, 2022 - May 29, 2022  
    Mushroom Mountain, 200 Finley Rd, Easley, SC 29642, USA

    When: MAY 28-29, 2022, 9am-4pm

    Where: Mushroom Mountain, 200 Finley Rd. Easley SC 29642

    What: The Cultivation, Extraction, and Medicinal Properties of Fungi

    Join best selling authors Robert Rogers (Fungal Pharmacy) and Tradd Cotter (Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation) for a rare TWO DAY all-inclusive workshop on Medicinal Mushrooms! Using a combination of powerpoints video and hands on study, Tradd and Robert will cover a deep and broad range of knowledge related to the properties of medicinal fungi. Participants will learn everything from:

    • cultivation techniques
    • laboratory culture
    • extraction methods and dosage calculations
    • molecules of interest and their function on immune systems
    • myths and facts about medicinal mushrooms
    • clinical backed research discussions
    • and much more!

    This will be an engaging, exciting and fun workshop for all those who attend! If you want to increase your knowledge of medicinal mushrooms for your personal use, family, or business this is the perfect class for you!

    More Info and Signup Here!

    See more details

June 4, 2022
  • Wild Mushroom ID Class - ZOOM - JUN 4, 2022

    June 4, 2022  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Learn about the wonderful world of mushrooms with Tradd Cotter. This class will take you on a journey of how to identify mushrooms in the wild. You will learn about several edible mushroom species while foraging outdoors, bringing them back into a classroom setting, and looking step by step into the mushroom groups.

    1 week before the class, you will receive the zoom information to join in. Please make sure that you have ZOOM downloaded to your computer, and that you have a good internet connection.

    Where: ZOOM Online Class
    When: JUN 4, 2022, 9am-5pm

    Class Itinerary:

    1. Introduction to mushroom lifecycles
    2. Mushroom Ecology
    3. Collecting and storing edible mushrooms
    4. Show and tell - Bring your own mushrooms for discussion
    5. Virtual collections walk-through - Major groups ID
    6. Learn how to use field guides and online resources

      Recommended field guides:

      Mushrooms of the Southeast: Todd F. Elliott & Steven L Stephenson

      Appalachian Mushrooms: A field guide: Walter E. Sturgeon

      A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas: Alan E. Bessette, Arleen R. Bessette, Michael W. Hopping

      Milk Mushrooms of North America: Alan E. Bessette, David B. Harris, Arleen R. Bessette

      Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians: William C. Roody

      For recommendations on other books in your area, please email Olga at [email protected]

      Sign Up Here!

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    June 9, 2022
    • Mushroom Mountain Farm Tour

      June 9, 2022  11:00 am - 12:30 pm
      200 Finley Rd, Easley, SC 29642, USA

      Learn about fungal ecology and life cycles, see our lab, and the fruiting room. Many aspects of mushrooms, including medicinal properties, cooking, and myco-remediation to soil creation will be discussed along the way!

      Our tours last anywhere from 1 to 1.5 hours, and are chock full of entertaining mushroom facts. We also have a mushroom trail, where mushrooms periodically fruit. Some are planted and some are wild, but whatever is fruiting at the time, you will get to experience it. You will leave Mushroom Mountain with a newfound knowledge on all mushroom fronts. 

      After the tour, visit our store for books, spawn and other mushroom gifts. 

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    June 11, 2022
    • Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification - NEW YORK

      June 11, 2022 - June 12, 2022  
      Agroforestry Resource Center, 6055 NY-23, Acra, NY 12405, USA

      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, Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island. Signups will receive a study guide and slides 1 month ahead of the class. The test will be taken on site on Sunday June 12, 2022. 

      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.

      More Info and Signup here!

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    June 12, 2022
    • Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification - NEW YORK

      June 11, 2022 - June 12, 2022  
      Agroforestry Resource Center, 6055 NY-23, Acra, NY 12405, USA

      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, Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island. Signups will receive a study guide and slides 1 month ahead of the class. The test will be taken on site on Sunday June 12, 2022. 

      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.

      More Info and Signup here!

      See more details

    June 20, 2022
    • Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation-Sterling College VT

      June 20, 2022 - June 24, 2022  
      Sterling College, 16 Sterling Dr, Craftsbury Common, VT 05827, USA

      Tradd Cotter leads an exclusive five-day immersion course focusing on mushroom ecology, basic identification, farm reproduction methods and cultivation, mycoremediation, and medicinal mushrooms. Beginners and advanced students alike will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish a range of personal or professional goals, including: cultivating fungi on small and large scales, incorporating edible mushrooms and beneficial fungi into garden designs, identifying wild mushrooms, cultivating and preparing medicinal mushrooms, and cleaning contaminated soils and polluted water through mycoremediation. The workshop is designed to empower and energize the activist within for the rapid implementation of learned concepts at home, in your communities and worldwide.

      Sterling College uses education as a force to address critical ecological problems caused by unlimited growth and consumption that is destroying the planet as we have known it. Our mission is to advance ecological thinking and action through affordable experiential learning that prepares people to be knowledgeable, skilled, and responsible leaders in the communities in which they live.

      Sterling acknowledges that the land on which we gather—places now known as Vermont and Kentucky—are the traditional and unceded territories of several indigenous peoples: the Abenaki in the North and the Shawnee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Osage people to the South. We also learn in-and-from a range of landscapes that belong to other indigenous peoples. 

      As we seek deep reciprocal relationships with nature, we respect and honor the place-based and cultural wisdom of indigenous ancestors and contemporaries. Words of acknowledgement and intention are just a first step. We must match them with acts of respect and repair.

      Tradd Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast, and cultivating both commercially and experimentally for more than 23 years. In 1996, he founded Mushroom Mountain, which he owns and operates with his wife, Olga, to explore applications for mushrooms in various industries and currently maintains over 200 species of fungi for food production, mycoremediation of environmental pollutants, and natural alternatives to chemical pesticides. He is the author of Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation (Chelsea Green, 2014). His primary interest is in low-tech and no-tech cultivation strategies so that anyone can grow mushrooms on just about anything, anywhere in the world. Mushroom Mountain is currently expanding to 42,000 square feet of laboratory and research space near Greenville, South Carolina, to accommodate commercial production, as well as mycoremediation projects.

      Course Description:

      Beginners and advanced students alike will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish a range of personal or professional goals, including: cultivating fungi on small and large scales, incorporating edible mushrooms and beneficial fungi into garden designs, identifying wild mushrooms, cultivating and preparing medicinal mushrooms, and cleaning contaminated soils and polluted water through mycoremediation.

      The course will cover the following topics:

      • Foraging and Identification
      • Tissue Culture and Spawn Generation
      • Cultivating Indoors and Outdoors
      • Recycling and Composting with Fungi
      • Medicinal Mushrooms and Extractions
      • Mycoremediation of Soil and Water 

       

      The workshop is designed to empower and energize anyone who attends to make a difference in their local communities; it encourages the rapid deployment of these concepts worldwide as a collective collaboration.

       

      Course Prerequisites: 

      In order to take full advantage of this course we recommend students have prior knowledge or brush up on the following topics: Fundamental biology and chemistry related to microorganisms and Beginner taxonomy of mushrooms, molds, and mycorrhizae.

      View Full Course Description Here!

      See more details

    June 21, 2022
    • Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation-Sterling College VT

      June 20, 2022 - June 24, 2022  
      Sterling College, 16 Sterling Dr, Craftsbury Common, VT 05827, USA

      Tradd Cotter leads an exclusive five-day immersion course focusing on mushroom ecology, basic identification, farm reproduction methods and cultivation, mycoremediation, and medicinal mushrooms. Beginners and advanced students alike will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish a range of personal or professional goals, including: cultivating fungi on small and large scales, incorporating edible mushrooms and beneficial fungi into garden designs, identifying wild mushrooms, cultivating and preparing medicinal mushrooms, and cleaning contaminated soils and polluted water through mycoremediation. The workshop is designed to empower and energize the activist within for the rapid implementation of learned concepts at home, in your communities and worldwide.

      Sterling College uses education as a force to address critical ecological problems caused by unlimited growth and consumption that is destroying the planet as we have known it. Our mission is to advance ecological thinking and action through affordable experiential learning that prepares people to be knowledgeable, skilled, and responsible leaders in the communities in which they live.

      Sterling acknowledges that the land on which we gather—places now known as Vermont and Kentucky—are the traditional and unceded territories of several indigenous peoples: the Abenaki in the North and the Shawnee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Osage people to the South. We also learn in-and-from a range of landscapes that belong to other indigenous peoples. 

      As we seek deep reciprocal relationships with nature, we respect and honor the place-based and cultural wisdom of indigenous ancestors and contemporaries. Words of acknowledgement and intention are just a first step. We must match them with acts of respect and repair.

      Tradd Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast, and cultivating both commercially and experimentally for more than 23 years. In 1996, he founded Mushroom Mountain, which he owns and operates with his wife, Olga, to explore applications for mushrooms in various industries and currently maintains over 200 species of fungi for food production, mycoremediation of environmental pollutants, and natural alternatives to chemical pesticides. He is the author of Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation (Chelsea Green, 2014). His primary interest is in low-tech and no-tech cultivation strategies so that anyone can grow mushrooms on just about anything, anywhere in the world. Mushroom Mountain is currently expanding to 42,000 square feet of laboratory and research space near Greenville, South Carolina, to accommodate commercial production, as well as mycoremediation projects.

      Course Description:

      Beginners and advanced students alike will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish a range of personal or professional goals, including: cultivating fungi on small and large scales, incorporating edible mushrooms and beneficial fungi into garden designs, identifying wild mushrooms, cultivating and preparing medicinal mushrooms, and cleaning contaminated soils and polluted water through mycoremediation.

      The course will cover the following topics:

      • Foraging and Identification
      • Tissue Culture and Spawn Generation
      • Cultivating Indoors and Outdoors
      • Recycling and Composting with Fungi
      • Medicinal Mushrooms and Extractions
      • Mycoremediation of Soil and Water 

       

      The workshop is designed to empower and energize anyone who attends to make a difference in their local communities; it encourages the rapid deployment of these concepts worldwide as a collective collaboration.

       

      Course Prerequisites: 

      In order to take full advantage of this course we recommend students have prior knowledge or brush up on the following topics: Fundamental biology and chemistry related to microorganisms and Beginner taxonomy of mushrooms, molds, and mycorrhizae.

      View Full Course Description Here!

      See more details

    June 22, 2022
    • Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation-Sterling College VT

      June 20, 2022 - June 24, 2022  
      Sterling College, 16 Sterling Dr, Craftsbury Common, VT 05827, USA

      Tradd Cotter leads an exclusive five-day immersion course focusing on mushroom ecology, basic identification, farm reproduction methods and cultivation, mycoremediation, and medicinal mushrooms. Beginners and advanced students alike will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish a range of personal or professional goals, including: cultivating fungi on small and large scales, incorporating edible mushrooms and beneficial fungi into garden designs, identifying wild mushrooms, cultivating and preparing medicinal mushrooms, and cleaning contaminated soils and polluted water through mycoremediation. The workshop is designed to empower and energize the activist within for the rapid implementation of learned concepts at home, in your communities and worldwide.

      Sterling College uses education as a force to address critical ecological problems caused by unlimited growth and consumption that is destroying the planet as we have known it. Our mission is to advance ecological thinking and action through affordable experiential learning that prepares people to be knowledgeable, skilled, and responsible leaders in the communities in which they live.

      Sterling acknowledges that the land on which we gather—places now known as Vermont and Kentucky—are the traditional and unceded territories of several indigenous peoples: the Abenaki in the North and the Shawnee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Osage people to the South. We also learn in-and-from a range of landscapes that belong to other indigenous peoples. 

      As we seek deep reciprocal relationships with nature, we respect and honor the place-based and cultural wisdom of indigenous ancestors and contemporaries. Words of acknowledgement and intention are just a first step. We must match them with acts of respect and repair.

      Tradd Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast, and cultivating both commercially and experimentally for more than 23 years. In 1996, he founded Mushroom Mountain, which he owns and operates with his wife, Olga, to explore applications for mushrooms in various industries and currently maintains over 200 species of fungi for food production, mycoremediation of environmental pollutants, and natural alternatives to chemical pesticides. He is the author of Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation (Chelsea Green, 2014). His primary interest is in low-tech and no-tech cultivation strategies so that anyone can grow mushrooms on just about anything, anywhere in the world. Mushroom Mountain is currently expanding to 42,000 square feet of laboratory and research space near Greenville, South Carolina, to accommodate commercial production, as well as mycoremediation projects.

      Course Description:

      Beginners and advanced students alike will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish a range of personal or professional goals, including: cultivating fungi on small and large scales, incorporating edible mushrooms and beneficial fungi into garden designs, identifying wild mushrooms, cultivating and preparing medicinal mushrooms, and cleaning contaminated soils and polluted water through mycoremediation.

      The course will cover the following topics:

      • Foraging and Identification
      • Tissue Culture and Spawn Generation
      • Cultivating Indoors and Outdoors
      • Recycling and Composting with Fungi
      • Medicinal Mushrooms and Extractions
      • Mycoremediation of Soil and Water 

       

      The workshop is designed to empower and energize anyone who attends to make a difference in their local communities; it encourages the rapid deployment of these concepts worldwide as a collective collaboration.

       

      Course Prerequisites: 

      In order to take full advantage of this course we recommend students have prior knowledge or brush up on the following topics: Fundamental biology and chemistry related to microorganisms and Beginner taxonomy of mushrooms, molds, and mycorrhizae.

      View Full Course Description Here!

      See more details

    June 23, 2022
    • Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation-Sterling College VT

      June 20, 2022 - June 24, 2022  
      Sterling College, 16 Sterling Dr, Craftsbury Common, VT 05827, USA

      Tradd Cotter leads an exclusive five-day immersion course focusing on mushroom ecology, basic identification, farm reproduction methods and cultivation, mycoremediation, and medicinal mushrooms. Beginners and advanced students alike will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish a range of personal or professional goals, including: cultivating fungi on small and large scales, incorporating edible mushrooms and beneficial fungi into garden designs, identifying wild mushrooms, cultivating and preparing medicinal mushrooms, and cleaning contaminated soils and polluted water through mycoremediation. The workshop is designed to empower and energize the activist within for the rapid implementation of learned concepts at home, in your communities and worldwide.

      Sterling College uses education as a force to address critical ecological problems caused by unlimited growth and consumption that is destroying the planet as we have known it. Our mission is to advance ecological thinking and action through affordable experiential learning that prepares people to be knowledgeable, skilled, and responsible leaders in the communities in which they live.

      Sterling acknowledges that the land on which we gather—places now known as Vermont and Kentucky—are the traditional and unceded territories of several indigenous peoples: the Abenaki in the North and the Shawnee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Osage people to the South. We also learn in-and-from a range of landscapes that belong to other indigenous peoples. 

      As we seek deep reciprocal relationships with nature, we respect and honor the place-based and cultural wisdom of indigenous ancestors and contemporaries. Words of acknowledgement and intention are just a first step. We must match them with acts of respect and repair.

      Tradd Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast, and cultivating both commercially and experimentally for more than 23 years. In 1996, he founded Mushroom Mountain, which he owns and operates with his wife, Olga, to explore applications for mushrooms in various industries and currently maintains over 200 species of fungi for food production, mycoremediation of environmental pollutants, and natural alternatives to chemical pesticides. He is the author of Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation (Chelsea Green, 2014). His primary interest is in low-tech and no-tech cultivation strategies so that anyone can grow mushrooms on just about anything, anywhere in the world. Mushroom Mountain is currently expanding to 42,000 square feet of laboratory and research space near Greenville, South Carolina, to accommodate commercial production, as well as mycoremediation projects.

      Course Description:

      Beginners and advanced students alike will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish a range of personal or professional goals, including: cultivating fungi on small and large scales, incorporating edible mushrooms and beneficial fungi into garden designs, identifying wild mushrooms, cultivating and preparing medicinal mushrooms, and cleaning contaminated soils and polluted water through mycoremediation.

      The course will cover the following topics:

      • Foraging and Identification
      • Tissue Culture and Spawn Generation
      • Cultivating Indoors and Outdoors
      • Recycling and Composting with Fungi
      • Medicinal Mushrooms and Extractions
      • Mycoremediation of Soil and Water 

       

      The workshop is designed to empower and energize anyone who attends to make a difference in their local communities; it encourages the rapid deployment of these concepts worldwide as a collective collaboration.

       

      Course Prerequisites: 

      In order to take full advantage of this course we recommend students have prior knowledge or brush up on the following topics: Fundamental biology and chemistry related to microorganisms and Beginner taxonomy of mushrooms, molds, and mycorrhizae.

      View Full Course Description Here!

      See more details

    June 24, 2022
    • Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation-Sterling College VT

      June 20, 2022 - June 24, 2022  
      Sterling College, 16 Sterling Dr, Craftsbury Common, VT 05827, USA

      Tradd Cotter leads an exclusive five-day immersion course focusing on mushroom ecology, basic identification, farm reproduction methods and cultivation, mycoremediation, and medicinal mushrooms. Beginners and advanced students alike will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish a range of personal or professional goals, including: cultivating fungi on small and large scales, incorporating edible mushrooms and beneficial fungi into garden designs, identifying wild mushrooms, cultivating and preparing medicinal mushrooms, and cleaning contaminated soils and polluted water through mycoremediation. The workshop is designed to empower and energize the activist within for the rapid implementation of learned concepts at home, in your communities and worldwide.

      Sterling College uses education as a force to address critical ecological problems caused by unlimited growth and consumption that is destroying the planet as we have known it. Our mission is to advance ecological thinking and action through affordable experiential learning that prepares people to be knowledgeable, skilled, and responsible leaders in the communities in which they live.

      Sterling acknowledges that the land on which we gather—places now known as Vermont and Kentucky—are the traditional and unceded territories of several indigenous peoples: the Abenaki in the North and the Shawnee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Osage people to the South. We also learn in-and-from a range of landscapes that belong to other indigenous peoples. 

      As we seek deep reciprocal relationships with nature, we respect and honor the place-based and cultural wisdom of indigenous ancestors and contemporaries. Words of acknowledgement and intention are just a first step. We must match them with acts of respect and repair.

      Tradd Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast, and cultivating both commercially and experimentally for more than 23 years. In 1996, he founded Mushroom Mountain, which he owns and operates with his wife, Olga, to explore applications for mushrooms in various industries and currently maintains over 200 species of fungi for food production, mycoremediation of environmental pollutants, and natural alternatives to chemical pesticides. He is the author of Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation (Chelsea Green, 2014). His primary interest is in low-tech and no-tech cultivation strategies so that anyone can grow mushrooms on just about anything, anywhere in the world. Mushroom Mountain is currently expanding to 42,000 square feet of laboratory and research space near Greenville, South Carolina, to accommodate commercial production, as well as mycoremediation projects.

      Course Description:

      Beginners and advanced students alike will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to accomplish a range of personal or professional goals, including: cultivating fungi on small and large scales, incorporating edible mushrooms and beneficial fungi into garden designs, identifying wild mushrooms, cultivating and preparing medicinal mushrooms, and cleaning contaminated soils and polluted water through mycoremediation.

      The course will cover the following topics:

      • Foraging and Identification
      • Tissue Culture and Spawn Generation
      • Cultivating Indoors and Outdoors
      • Recycling and Composting with Fungi
      • Medicinal Mushrooms and Extractions
      • Mycoremediation of Soil and Water 

       

      The workshop is designed to empower and energize anyone who attends to make a difference in their local communities; it encourages the rapid deployment of these concepts worldwide as a collective collaboration.

       

      Course Prerequisites: 

      In order to take full advantage of this course we recommend students have prior knowledge or brush up on the following topics: Fundamental biology and chemistry related to microorganisms and Beginner taxonomy of mushrooms, molds, and mycorrhizae.

      View Full Course Description Here!

      See more details

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