We are excited about our speaker for April who has an interesting website called Fungi For the People. https://fungiforthepeople.org . He will speak to us on home cultivation of mushrooms and other topics that are dear to his heart. Join us at the Environmental Center in downtown Bend, 16 NW Kansas, at 6 PM. If you would like to join our club, registration will be available at the meeting. We will have future meetings on Weds., May 10 and June 14. Stay tuned for more details.
Taken from his website:
Ja is the founder and director of Fungi For The People, a non-profit organization with the mission to help build resilient and ecologically enhanced communities. Since 2011, more than 3,000 people from all over the world have joined their hands-on course.
From his research lab, farm and mushroom homestead in Oregon, Ja is cultivating a diversity of projects to support citizen science and ecological restoration.
As part of the Mushroom Cultivation Design Center, he is producing cultivation supplies and mushroom extracts while maintaining a culture library of over 200 mushroom species. Other ongoing projects include developing an open-source mushroom spore bank; mycelium stormwater filtration research with Oregon municipalities; mycelium natural building projects; mushroom Food Forest designs; and progressing natural technologies.
White Elm Oyster – Hypsizygus ulmarius
Phoenix Oyster: Pleurotus pulmonarius
Golden Oyster: Pleurotus citrinopileatus
Reishi – Ganoderma lucidum
Garden Giant – Stropharia rugoso-annulata
Shiitake – Lentinula edodes
Shaggy Mane – Coprinus comatus
Shaggy Parasol – Macrolepiota rachodes
Chicken of the Woods – Laetiporus conifericola
Enoki – Flammulina velutipes
Lion’s Mane – Herecium erinaceus
Maiitake – Grifola frondosa