Shiitake mushroom workshop in DeFuniak Springs Feb. 1

January 19, 2018

Learn the basics of shiitake mushroom production with the Walton County Extension. Participants will take home two hardwood logs inoculated with mushroom spawn. This will be a hands-on workshop using drills, inoculation tools, and hot wax to seal freshly seeded logs. There will also be a short presentation on growing oyster mushrooms with a widely-used household product.

The workshop will be held at the Walton County Extension Office located at 732 N. 9th St., DeFuniak Springs, FL on Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 5 – 7:30 pm. Cost is $30 per person. Class is limited to 15 individuals. Pre-registration is required to attend. For more information or to register contact Mike Goodchild or Cheryl Cosson at 850-892-8172. If more are interested, a second workshop will be offered on February 22nd.