Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification - South Carolina (Accepted by Health Depts. in SC, NC, GA, VA, PA, NY ) - May 25-26, 2019

$250.00

5 year mushroom foraging permit for SC, GA and NC, VA, PA, NY. This permit will allow for sale of wild foraged mushrooms. Signups will receive a study guide and slides 2 weeks ahead of the class. 

Limited to 50 people, and no refunds will be available for this event. 

Myrtle Beach State Park - Activity Center
4401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575
9 am - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday
If you are planning to camp for this event, please call to reserve your spot immediately, as the camp sites are running out fast: 866-345-7275. Please  keep in mind that Memorial Day Weekend is incredibly busy at Myrtle Beach State Park.  After 9:30/10 am, prime parking spots will be gone and lines will probably start forming at park admission to get into the park. Bring your own lunch.
Along the far-reaching stretch of Grand Strand coastline, Myrtle Beach State Park sits nestled among oceanfront maritime forest. A quiet, and surprisingly green, escape from the otherwise bustling beach, the park provides educational opportunities, a nature trail and some of the best surf fishing South Carolina has to offer as well as stunning ocean views and another great fishing spot on Myrtle Beach pier.

As far as Myrtle Beach campgrounds go, the parks’ is among the most popular, providing guests with Myrtle Beach pier and shoreline access as well as cozy sites tucked away under the towering trees. If the Myrtle Beach campgrounds aren’t for you, overnight guests may also stay in one of six rental cabins, built by the CCC in the 1930s. 

Taught personally by Tradd Cotter, 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. 

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: 

  • Pink Chanterelles (Cantharellus cinnabarinus)
  • Golden Chanterelles (Cantharellus spp.)
  • Morels (Morchella spp.)
  • Black Trumpet (Craterellus fallax)
  • Lobster (Hypomyces lactifluorum)
  • Wood Ears (Auricularia spp.)
  • Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus spp.)
  • Beefsteak (Fistulina hepatica)
  • Hedgehog (Hydnum repandum)
  • Lions Mane or Pom Pom (Hericium spp.)
  • White Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus spp.)
  • Cauliflower (Sparassis spp.)
  • Maitake (Grifola frondosa)
  • Blewits (Clitocybe nuda)
  • Honey (Armillaria spp.)
  • Blue Milky (Lactarius indigo)
  • Golden Milkies (Lactifluus spp.)
  • Pecan Truffle (Tuber lyonii) 
  • Puffballs ( Lycoperdon, Calvatia spp.)

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