Mushroom Gardening Workshop this Sunday in Eugene, Nov 2

Growing edible mushrooms as annual and perennial patches is the focus of this Hands-On workshop. We will use a variety of common mulch materials to plant out King Stropharia, Wood Blewit, Elm Oyster, and Black Morel mushrooms in gardens and landscapes on-site. Multitudes of techniques will be discussed and demonstrated, with plenty of opportunity for…

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Mushroom Cultivation Design Course just announced for September 2014

Join us at our Mushroom Homestead in Eugene, Oregon to learn the practices of mushroom growing in this unique 5 day course from a team of experienced cultivators. This course is an excellent primer for anyone thinking of working with mushrooms for food and medicine, sustainable agriculture, ecological landscaping, soil building, or business development -…

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Eugene Mushroom Gardening Workshop Series: Spring Soil Mushrooms

Where:  1315 Sunnyside Drive, Eugene, Oregon, 97404 When: April 13th 2014, 12-5pm  Come join us in Eugene, Oregon for an afternoon Mushroom Gardening workshop! In this Workshop we will work with mushrooms that grow well on composts and woodchips and grow them in Gardens and Landscapes,  yielding bountiful returns of Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms. Some of the…

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Mushroom Log Workshop announced for Eugene:

Where:  1315 Sunnyside Drive, Eugene, Oregon, 97404 When: February 16th 2014, 12-4pm  Come join us in Eugene, Oregon for an afternoon Mushroom Gardening workshop! This is the second in a Series of workshops for Growing Mushrooms at home, both Outside and in the Greenhouse. In this Workshop we will work with mushrooms that grow well on…

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Sloth Hair as a Novel Source of Fungi with Potent Anti-Parasitic, Anti-Cancer and Anti-Bacterial Bioactivity

From http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0084549 The extraordinary biological diversity of tropical forests harbors a rich chemical diversity with enormous potential as a source of novel bioactive compounds. Of particular interest are new environments for microbial discovery. Sloths – arboreal mammals commonly found in the lowland forests of Panama – carry a wide variety of micro- and macro-organisms on…