Join us for a fascinating exploration into the monumentally important and mysterious world of fungi in The Mushroom Course! The Mushroom Course is your complete guide for learning all about the compelling world of fungi, from cap to stem, taking you on a wild adventure through fascinating folklore, safe and sound foraging practices, and must-know biology. Learn how and why mushrooms offer powerful nutrition and become adept at preparing delicious, wellness-promoting mushroom recipes.
This comprehensive, multimedia mushroom program will have you thinking like a master mycologist and confidently identifying mushrooms in the wild so you can know when to forage and when to leave mushrooms in the field! Through your studies in both video and written lessons, you will gain a concrete foundation for understanding these mysterious organisms, learn how to use identification keys and tools for in-depth identification, and discover the ins and outs of 20 common wild mushrooms to incorporate into your diet and wellness routine.
Explore mushrooms as living beings, their fascinating ecological relationships, and the ways that they benefit not only human health, but the health of the planet – get ready to be amazed!
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THE MUSHROOM COURSE
Take a journey into the hidden kingdom of fungi! Discover what makes a mushroom a
mushroom and ways that fungi interact with other living beings—let’s just say they have
an impressive social network!
And get ready to get hands-on! This program will have you digging into the intricate details of mushrooms, examining the visual characteristics you need to know to differentiate one mushroom from another and learning how to use identification keys for safe foraging. Unsure how to get started? We will give you our best tips and tools for identifying mushrooms safely and confidently, and we’ve provided lots of mushroom identification videos so you can get up-close and personal with fungi.
The Mushroom Course is not just about identifying and foraging for mushrooms, though! Oh no! This program is jam-packed with wisdom on using and preparing mushrooms as both foods and herbs to cultivate wellness, whether they have foraged, cultivated, or purchased.
Together, we’ll dive into the ethics, safety, and techniques of foraging, and introduce many common wild edible and wellness-promoting mushrooms (and how to identify and use them!), and even a little bit of chemistry to take your mushroom preparations up a notch. With identification-focused monographs as a handy reference for over 20 common wild mushrooms, you will gain confidence as you endeavor to identify these mushrooms on your own. You’ll also be well-equipped to begin incorporating specific mushrooms into your herbal and nutritional regimen with in-depth monographs on 12 mushrooms well-loved by herbalists.
The Mushroom Course is an introductory- to intermediate-level course, ideal for students who are looking to become more familiar with mushroom biology and identification, understand the bigger picture of fungal ecology, discover the joys (and risks!) of mushroom foraging, and responsibly incorporate fungi into their lives.