Programs & Events

The Wonderful World of Mushrooms

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Workshop or Trip
Jun. 6, 2013 | Thursday, 6:00pm
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Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 6:00pm-7:30pm
Minimum age 11 (minors must be accompanied by a paying adult)
Location: Nature Research Center - Micro World Investigate Lab - 3rd floor
$10 per participant

A meeting of the culinary with the scientific, the first half of this class will explore just what IS a mushroom, its life cycle, and the role it can play in healthy forests, bioremediation, bio-fuels, medicine and yes, cuisine!

The second half of the class will be devoted to a discussion of the different types of commercially available kits and method for growing such delicacies as shiitake and oyster mushrooms as well as others.

Program Instructor: Deb Bailey, Co-Coordinator of the Micro World Investigate Lab

Registration information: Fill out online, print and mail the Museum’s Registration Form with payment.

For more information contact Debbie Huston, scheduling coordinator, at 919.707.9840.