Wine Cap Cultivation and Bed Inoculation (200-08-19-18)
Sunday, August 19, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cody Mastel, Owner, Designer and Educator at Land by Hand
A feast for the eyes as well as the palate, Wine Cap mushrooms have a beautiful burgundy cap and have a nutty flavor that works well for braising, grilling, and sautéing. It is also grows naturally on outdoor beds of woody debris. Learn how to properly locate a small bed in your own backyard (4’x4’), what substrates to use, how to prepare the site, and when to harvest. Cody will explain the biology and cultivation of this species as you and other mushroom enthusiasts watch demonstrations of techniques, and see the finished product. You will leave with wine cap inoculant to try at home, as well as a comprehensive handout.
Limit 18, Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center - McVay Learning Lab
$65 member/$80 non-member, includes Arboretum admission and all supplies
Bundle and Save! Fungi Cultivation 3-class bundle (200-FUNGI-18)
$180 member/$216 non-member, includes Arboretum admission and all supplies