Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification - Virginia (Accepted by Health Depts. in SC, NC, GA, VA, PA, NY ) - SEPT 14-15, 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. 

Where: Floyd EcoVillage, 188 EcoVillage Trail, Floyd, Va  24091. Cabins, camping and other accommodations are available. Please call 540-745-4434 to make a reservation ahead of time. http://floydecovillage.com

When: SEPT 14-15, 2019: Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm

Taught by Adam Fisher, authorized Mushroom Mountain Instructor. 

Adam Fisher is native to North Carolina and has loved nature his whole life. This love led him into permaculture and biodynamic agriculture with a mission of healing the Earth. Out of this mission mushrooms have come to the forefront. He has been cultivating and foraging mushrooms for 10 years. He is certified to harvest wild mushrooms for resale in VA, NC, SC and GA. It is with deep gratitude that he is joining Mushroom Mountain to teach the wild harvesting course. He is primarily focused on increasing the availability of safely harvested wild mushrooms as well as raising awareness about perennial foods. In addition to mushrooms Adam enjoys keeping bees, fermenting food with a focus on perennial crops, alternative native foods and spices.

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, which are not all included in every state: 

• All pink and golden chanterelles (Cantharellus spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Blue chanterelle (Polyozellus multiplex) - Approved in PA

• All morels (Morchella spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Black trumpet (Craterellus spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Lobster (Hypomyces lactifluorum) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Wood ears (Auricularia spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, VA

• Chicken of the woods (Laetiporus spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Beefsteak (Fistulina hepatica) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Hedgehog (Hydnum spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Hawk’s wing (Sarcodon imbricatus) - not yet approved in any states, but working towards it

• Lion's mane or pom pom (Hericium spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Cauliflower (Sparassis spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Maitake (Grifola frondosa) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Blewits (Lepista nuda) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, VA

• Honey (Armillaria spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Blue milky (Lactarius indigo) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Golden and burgundy milkies (Lactifluus volemus, L. hygrophoroides, L. corrugis) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, NC, VA

• Saffron milk cap (Lactarius deliciosus) - not yet approved in any states, but working towards it

• Candy cap (Lactarius fragilis) - not yet approved in any states, but working towards it

• Truffles (Tuber spp.) - Approved in SC, GA, PA, NY, VA

• Puffball (Lycoperdon spp., Calvatia spp.) - Approved in VA, NC, PA

• Reishi  / Artist Conk (Ganoderma spp.) - Approved in VA

• Turkey tail (Trametes versicolor) - Approved in VA

• Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) - Approved in VA

• Shaggy mane (Coprinus comatus) - Approved in PA

• King boletes, Queen bolete (Boletus edulis, B.rubriceps, B.barrowsii. B. aureus) - Approved in VA, PA

• Matsutake (Tricholoma magnivelare) - Approved in PA

• Manzanita bolete (Leccinum manganiate) - Approved in PA

• Velvet foot/enoki (Flammulina spp.) not yet approved in any states, but working towards it

• Shrimp russula (Russula xerampelina) not yet approved in any states, but working towards it

• Coral fungi (Clavaria spp.) - Approved in PA


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