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Thursday, August 17
 

2:30pm PDT

No-Transfer Protocols for Streamlined Mushroom Farming
Want to start a small to mid-scale mushroom grow but don't have the space or budget for all the tools? In this cultivation crash course, Peter will walk you through a refined protocol for low-labor / high yield mushroom production utilizing a minimum of tools and contamination-prone steps.

Speakers
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Peter McCoy

Radical Mycology
Peter McCoy is a founder and author of Radical Mycology, a grassroots organization and movement that teaches the means to easily work with mushrooms and other fungi for personal, societal, and ecological resilience. For the last 8 years, Radical Mycology has provided free resources... Read More →


Thursday August 17, 2017 2:30pm - 4:00pm PDT
Telluride High School Cafeteria 721 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
 
Saturday, August 19
 

10:30am PDT

Edible and Noteworthy Mushrooms--And Their Lookalikes
Ok you've had several days of mushrooming with the Festival experts. You went to Graham Steinruck's Intro to Colorado Mushrooms on Day 1 of the Festival. You went on all the forays. You spent a lot of time at the ID tent learning from experts. You even ate some of the strange wild mushrooms...and survived! Is your head spinning? It may be the altitude. Or it may be that you're suffering from Mycophilia! This presentation will be part slide show of major mushroom groups, mostly pretty pictures with information on how to know what's what. Plus this will be part demo with live specimens for you to handle, smell, and review with experts. 

Note that this demo will be up close and personal with the mushrooms in the very cosy and casual setting of the brand new Sheridan Bar. Plan to bring a coffee or grab a cocktail or beer from the bar!

Speakers
avatar for Britt Bunyard

Britt Bunyard

Executive Director, Telluride Mushroom Festival
Britt Bunyard, PhD, is the founder, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of the mycology journal FUNGI. Britt has worked academically (and played very amateurishly) as a mycologist his entire career, writing scientifically for many research journals, popular science magazines, and books... Read More →
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Robert Cummings

Bob Cummings is Professor Emeritus of Biology at Santa Barbara City College.  He retired in 2012 having taught courses in Plant Biology at SBCC since 1973.  Since retiring from the classroom he continues to develop and offer an online course in Plant Diversity. Bob came to Santa... Read More →



Saturday August 19, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm PDT
SHOW Bar Sheridan Opera House

11:00am PDT

Wild Foods with Katrina Blair
Katrina Blairis presentation and demo after her Wild Foods Foray

Speakers
avatar for Katrina Blair

Katrina Blair

Katrina Blair began studying wild plants in her teens when she camped out alone for a summer to focus on eating wild foods.  She later wrote “The Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants of the San Juan Mountains” for her senior project at Colorado College.  In 1997 she completed a... Read More →


Saturday August 19, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Telluride High School Culinary Classroom Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO. 81435