MUSHROOM MOUNTAIN

Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification - Georgia (Approved by Health Depts. in SC, NC, GA, VA, PA, NY ) - Feb 2-3, 2019

$250.00
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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.

Oatland Island Wildlife Center - Savannah, Georgia
9 am - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday
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!  This class will accommodate up to 50 attendees. Smoking, pets, and fishing is not permitted anywhere on the Nature Center grounds. Bring your own lunch.

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.)