Intro to Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms

Main Library

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  • Biocentric

Biocentric Bros will introduce attendees to the wide world of gourmet and medicinal mushrooms, highlighting the many health benefits and culinary uses. Explore the mushroom life cycle, as well as the diversity of mushrooms available to today's consumer. Learn about home cultivation, the best types of mushrooms to grow, the easiest methods for beginners, and options for propagating mushrooms indoors or as part of an outdoor garden. The course will cover the following topics:

Fungi Biology Mushroom Habitat, Utilizing Microclimates
• Role in nature
Gourmet Mushrooms Introducing Mushroom Blocks
• Types
• Details of making a block
• Health/Nutritional Benefits • Taking care of different blocks
  • Getting the full potential out of blocks
Medicinal Mushrooms Multiple Flushes
• Types  
• Medicinal Properties Burying Used Blocks in Soil

This event coincides with the Live Green SLC! Festival, taking place May 3, 11am–5pm on Library Square, and directly follows our 3pm event How to Grow Fresh Air, presented by Cactus & Tropicals.

Location: Main Library, Conference Room B

Contact Information: 801-524-8200