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Mushroom cultivation Workshop with Caine Barlow

Date

Sat 12th November 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location

8 Kalkadoon Ct
Cobaki NSW 2486

Details

Have you ever wanted to pick a mycologists brain ?

Well northern rivers/Gold Coast mushroom peeps here is only chance this year to join mycologist Caine Barlow for a 3 hour immersive hands on look at mushroom cultivation, what’s needed to be successful at home, lab techniques, and mushroom lifecycle and reproduction. A section of the day for open Q&A, to ask whatever your shroomy little heart desires. Hands on portion of the day includes all materials. Morning tea will be served by your host Chanterelle Foggin.

About your friendly mycologist:

Bio: Caine Barlow

Caine Barlow is a Mycologist and Fungi Educator based in Melbourne, Australia. He gives regular talks on mycology, fungi conservation, and teaches gourmet mushroom cultivation. He is a member of the Australian organisations Entheogenesis Australis, MYCOmmunity Applied Mycology, The Australian Psychedelic Society, and the Entheome Foundation.

Caine started foraging for mushrooms in the early 1990’s, and started cultivating gournet fungi in the mid 2000’s. He did his Bachelor of Science at the University of Tasmania, and a Master of Science at the University of Melbourne where his research project was based around Conservation Mycology.

In addition to fungi, Caine has had a long term interest in ethnobotany, ethnobotanical literature, and growing medicinal plants – in particular Cacti and Acacias. He writes for DoubleBlind and ThirdWave, is a “Trusted Identifier” on The Shroomery, and a moderator on many Facebook fungi groups. Caine posts regularly on his Instagram, @guerrillamycology, sharing adventures from cultivation, foraging, and ethnomycology, to interesting observations from his home lab.

Cost

$100 AUD + BF

Date

Sat 12th November 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location

8 Kalkadoon Ct
Cobaki NSW 2486

We wish to acknowledge the Ngandowal and Minyungbal speaking people of the Bundjalung Country, in particular the Goodjinburra, Tul-gi-gin and Moorung – Moobah clans, as being the traditional owners and custodians of the land and waters within the Tweed Shire boundaries. We also acknowledge and respect the Tweed Aboriginal community’s right to speak for its Country and to care for its traditional Country in accordance with its lores, customs and traditions.