Grow Your Own Fungi

Are you ready to become a citizen-mycologist?

Introduction to cultivating fungi on Agar: Learn about the growth cycle of gourmet mushrooms and how to cultivate your own fungi on agar. No specialised equipment required.

Click & Collect a basic kit from your closest Brimbank Libraries branch, store the pack in the fridge until the workshop is due to start, grab a sharp knife and you’ll be all set.  

Presented by Ema Corro, president of MYCOmmunity Applied Mycology Inc which is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to raise awareness about the importance of fungi and provide training and resources to citizen-mycologist. Ema has a Bachelor of Applied Science from RMIT, and has conducted research in mycelium based composites as well as fungal ecology. 

This workshop is open to adults. Bookings essential.

Keen to learn more about the fascinating world of fungi? Find books in our catalogue, and eBooks on hoopla.

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Event Date Wednesday 24 Nov, 2021 6:30 pm
Event End Date Wednesday 24 Nov, 2021 7:30 pm
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