Mushroom history

A People’s History of Mushroom Cultivation :

Presentation by Fungi For The People founder Ja Schindler at the Cascade Mycological Society, Thursday March 12th, 2015. FREE and open to the public. Meet at 7:00 pm, room 115, Science Building (Building 16) at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon (Main Campus at 4000  30th Ave) Presentation Description: “Adventure into the discoveries, epiphanies, and…

Pink Oyster | Pleurotus djamor

Scholarship Announcement for 5-Day Courses in 2015!

Notice Application Deadline was March 1st and is now closed We are happy to announce that Fungi For The People has recently received a grant to offer 2 spaces in our upcoming 5-Day courses for 2015! With the increased costs of hosting workshops we have been working to find creative funding sources for securing spaces…

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…

MCDC Sept Shorty

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 –…

Mushroom Gardening

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…