Grow Gourmet Mushrooms Indoors

New York Botanical Garden - Online
11:00am- 1:00pm
NYBG Online

Mushrooms have been used for thousands of years for medicinal and culinary purposes.  John Michelotti, owner of Catskill Fungi, will show you how to cultivate gourmet mushrooms at home using safe and simple techniques.  Using cardboard and coffee grounds, learn to create your own oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) starter kit for growing mushrooms at home, while learning about the life cycles, characteristics, and medicinal and culinary properties of fungi.