This two-night course will cover the “three rules plus one” and the “safe six” of wild mushrooms. Topics include tree identification, ethics, safety, storage, and preparation. Poisonous mushrooms will also be discussed.
This class is two nights, 5:30-8:30 each night, April 1st & 2nd.
Instructor: Tavis Lynch
Tavis is an amateur mycologist from northwestern Wisconsin. He has been studying mushrooms for most of his life and teaches several mycology classes for Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. He has been a commercial mushroom forager and cultivator for many years, supplying restaurants and grocery stores with fresh product daily. He leads several public and private forays throughout the year and is a certified mushroom expert by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Tavis is currently the vice president of the Shiitake Grower’s Association (SHIIGA).
REGISTRATION: Required for all classes. Payment is due at the time of registration.
- ONLINE: mmfc.coop/calendar
- BY PHONE: 715-235-6533, please have a card ready for payment at the time of the call.
- IN THE STORE: Visit the customer service desk.
CANCELLATION: Class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable within 48 hours of the class start.
PARKING: We would love for you to park in the south side of the parking lot surrounding the shed.
QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR CLASSES?: Contact Becca Kleist 715-235-6533 x220 or firstname.lastname@example.org
All classes are held in Menomonie Market’s upstairs classroom. Stairs and elevator can be found at the back of the store within the meat department. Any food purchased at Menomonie Market can be brought to the classroom to enjoy during this class.