Explore Gourmet and Medicinal Mushroom at this Cultivation Workshop
Mushrooms have been growing wild since prehistoric times... their therapeutic value has been prized in indigenous cultures, for thousands of years.
at the Brite Centre, Braunstone Avenue ,Leicester, LE3 1LE
They play a critical role in medicinal practice and were noted in some of the first books on herbal medicine written thousands of years ago.
In the past few decades, mushrooms have become more popular for their therapeutic qualities in the west as a result of an expanding body of scientific research supporting their numerous health benefits.
Come and learn the basics of mushroom cultivation. Explore various techniques for growing gourmet and medicinal mushrooms such as Oyster, Reishi, Shiitake and other varieties of mushrooms.
This will be a hands on experience; we will cover everything you need to know to get you started.
What are Mushrooms?
How do Mushrooms grow?
How do you grow Mushrooms at home?
How to make and use Spore Prints, Spawn & Spore Syringes
Where to get everything?
Each participant will leave with an inoculated growing jar, handouts and a "How To Do It" CD-ROM (video / eBook bundle).
Standard ticket : £25
Door ticket: £30.00