Mushroom cultivation workshop just announced: Victoria Makerspace Association - Spore to Fruit Mushroom Cultivation Course "This is a comprehensive intro to fungal culture. This course will consist of: Lecture on basics of fungal biology. Learning to make your own growth media for all stages of fungal growth. Learn to collect spores, start spores, clone from live mushrooms, make liquid culture, make grain spawn, and pasteurize bulk substrates. Demonstrations of and hands on learning of aseptic technique. Learn how to utilize fancy lab grade equipment like HEPA flowhoods and how to make do without when all you have is a kitchen. Pressure cooker safety and advice. Learn to identify contamination. What you get to take home: Handouts: Agar and assorted media cookbook A list of supplies and sources, How pasteurize, DIY Still Air Box plans, DIY alcohol lamp plans, and Radical Mycology’s SLF Primer Two 90mm petri dish cultures One 120mL jar culture One 1L of inoculated grain spawn One cropping container with bulk substrate."