Sat, May 27|
Wild Hudson Valley (Farm Entrance)
Mushroom Walk & Farm Tour with Medicinal Mushroom Tea
Join us for a mushroom walk! John Michelotti of Catskill Fungi will guide us as we explore the wide world of fungi, from wild mushroom identification to mushroom cultivation. We'll tour an outdoor mushroom growing "laying yard" and learn about (and taste!) medicinal mushrooms.
Time & Location
May 27, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Wild Hudson Valley (Farm Entrance), Abandoned Airport Rd, Cairo, NY 12413, USA
About the Event
Join us for a mushroom walk at Wild Hudson Valley Forest Farm & Eco Camp. John Michelotti of Catskill Fungi will guide us as we explore the wide world of fungi, from wild mushroom identification to mushroom cultivation. We'll tour an outdoor mushroom growing "laying yard" and learn about (and taste!) medicinal mushrooms, including Turkey Tail, a common mushroom found in the forest that can support the immune system against many ailments.
About our Guest Speaker: John Michelotti is the founder of Catskill Fungi which empowers people with fungi through outdoor educational classes, cultivation courses, mushroom art, and mushroom health extracts. John is a former President of the Mid-Hudson Mycological Association (MHMA). He serves as Medicinal Mushroom Committee Chair and is a Poison Control Consultant for the North American Mycological Association. He was chosen by the Catskill Center as a "Steward of the Catskills" for his contribution to the environment. John has had the pleasure to engage students from Elementary Schools to Colleges and Universities. He has taught at the New York Botanical Gardens for the past 8 years and regularly presents to Mycological Associations across the country. He served on the Mushroom Advisory Panel for Certified Naturally Grown to develop ecological standards in mushroom production across North America and has taught the Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification Course to certify foragers to sell wild mushrooms to restaurants and supermarkets in 13 states. His goal is to educate and inspire people to pair with fungi to improve the environment, their health, and communities.
Mushroom Walk Ticket
+$0.88 service fee
+$0.88 service fee
Eco Camp Guest Discount Ticket
+$0.44 service fee
+$0.44 service fee0