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DIY Mushrooms with Stuart Muir Wilson
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Ever wanted to grow your own mushrooms? In this hands-on introductory workshop, you will be shown the secrets to successfully growing mushrooms at home. You will learn the growing methods for pink and yellow oyster mushrooms and Lions Maine mushrooms, including inoculation and sterilisation and be introduced to basic mycology. undertake practical sessions and how to start master cultures and make liquid mycelium.
You will be using alcohol for sterilisation. Bring along latex gloves if you want to avoid pure alcohol on your hands.
Stuart is passionate about mycelium and integrating Permaculture, Architecture and Urban design. He has recently become involved in a project (Seedwell) supporting a range of citizens in Melbourne to learn about and implement social and environmental justice. This involves permaculture ethics and also includes social enterprises, growing indigenous local foods, guerilla gardening, and tranquil healing gardens providing a rich interwoven tapestry of inner city ecological solutions.
Lecturing on permaculture internationally in Nepal and Germany. Stuart has taught mycelium workshops extensively in Germany, Nepal, Tasmania and Victoria. Recently finishing a mycelium interview series with ABC radio and the Blooming Tasmania.
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- Sklls and knowledge to grow your own shitake and oyster mushrooms at home
- Note pad and pen
Casual clothing and footwear suitable for the garden