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The Wonders of Fungi & Mushrooms

Class/Workshop, Gardening, Nature, Education

Take a journey into the amazing fungi kingdom and learn how certain fungi and mushrooms can benefit your garden, health and the planet. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn easy mushroom cultivation methods you can do at home to grow food, medicine and bring vitality to your garden. Curriculum: Fungi and Mushroom Basics (history, function, and uses), Myco restoration, Wild Foraging, Mushrooms as Medicine, Cultivation (inoculation of varied media from Oyster mushrooms in coco coir, grain, coffee grounds, and woodchips, to shiitake in logs). Instructor: Matthew Trumm, Owner of Treetop Permaculture. Price: $30 (plus $10 materials fee, payable to the instructor in class for those who want to take home their own mushroom growing kit). Location: Soil Born Farms American River Ranch in the Schoolhouse and Patio, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. For more information and to register, visit or call (916) 363-9685.