Intro to Mycology: The World of Fungi, Mycelium & Mushrooms

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Intro to Mycology: The World of Fungi, Mycelium & Mushrooms

hosted by AgTech X

Monday, April 29, 2019
7:00pm-9:00pm

AgTech X Co-Lab @ Agritecture
40 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States

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Fungi are the keystone species that interconnect every facet of life in our world. This class will highlight the supreme influence these ancient and often overlooked organisms have upon our health, society, and environment and also provide a succinct peek into the Fungal Queendom from the perspectives of ecology, anthropology, pharmacology, and bioremediation.

The class also features a workshop component that teaches attendees how to perform low tech and low cost mushroom cultivation techniques that can be replicated at home with upcycled materials.

About the Instructor: Craig M. Trester is a citizen scientist that applies biomimicry and permaculture principles through mycology to develop regenerative solutions. By studying Fungi, he believes novel approaches towards alternative agriculture, pharmacology, and bioremediation can be realized. Craig runs MYC, an applied mycology educational resource that teaches the benefits Fungi provide to our health, environment, and society to academic, research, community, and private audiences.