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Growing Mushrooms - Wine Caps on Straw

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Name: Growing Mushrooms - Wine Caps on Straw
Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT
Event Description:

While Wyoming isn’t exactly known for its edible mushrooms, they can and do grow here.  Even better, with a little effort you can grow your own.

In this course, we will learn one method of farming your own mushrooms - growing wine cap mushrooms in prepared straw.  We will cover some mycology basics, including some ID tips, as well as how to best prepare the substrate, locate and build a bed, and alternative methods that could be used.  A practical, on site demonstration will also be held.

Location:
Alpine Science Institute at Central Wyoming College
50 Station Road
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, May 18
10:00am to 12:00pm
Contact Information:
307-332-3394
Fees/Admission:
Cost: $40