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Grow Your Own Gourmet Mushrooms

Schedule and Location

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Cudahy Room

Fees and Registration

$39.00 member
$46.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description

Learn to grow your own edible mushrooms including shiitake, lions mane, oyster and winecap, and take home a completed oyster mushroom kit. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of growing mushrooms, including the right conditions for a successful mushroom harvest, the best varieties to grow at home, materials needed, and the growing process. Great for beginners or hobbyists.  You will also:

  • learn how to cultivate mushrooms indoors and outdoors
  • receive cooking techniques and get recipes for harvest time.
  • enjoy a cooking demonstration and taste the finished product.
  • get your mushroom questions answered.

Course number



Cari Shaw, Renshaw Farms

Course Details

Note: Held indoors and outdoors; please dress for the weather. Limit 25

Arboretum class weather, cancellation and refund policies

Grow Your Own Gourmet Mushrooms