MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Washington State University Extension specialist Jim Freed and the experts from Fungi Perfecti will host a hands-on shiitake mushroom cultivation workshop 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the WSU Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center.
Topics of disscusion will include the different species that grow well in our climate and forests along with a discussion of growing media, including log, stump and sawdust culture. There will also be a hands-on demonstration of log-inoculation techniques.
Registration is $60 per person or $85 for two people registering at the same time. The cost of the workshop includes a set of plugs to inoculate your own mushroom log. Class size is limited for this event so early registration is urged.
For registration information, please visit or contact Tamara Neuffer at WSU Extension, 425- 357-6017 or