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Forest Fungi — mushroom courses

Pleurotus nebrodensis - rare, endangered and delicious

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Pleurotus nebrodensis - rare, endangered and delicious

One of the things I love about winter, a real winter, with frost and snow, is the arrival of the cold climate mushrooms such as the wonderful White Elf, Pleurotus nebrodensis. At the moment we are really loving the White Elf - enjoyed as a tempura snack in the afternoon by the fire (recipe below). This mushroom belongs to a group of related species, including Pleurotus ferulae, which exist in the wild in limestone soils in Sicily and Western Asia. They are very distinct from their cousins, King oysters (Pleurotus eryngii), although they all appear to be facultative parasites of plants...

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Whole mushroom experience at Sydney Permaculture Institute

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Whole mushroom experience at Sydney Permaculture Institute

2 days of learning how to grow delicious gourmet mushrooms with Will Borowski at beautiful Bandusia, just 90 minutes north of Sydney. It really is the most beautiful place Forest Fungi has taught at. Penny Pyett and Jeff from Sydney Permaculture Institute put on a whole mushroom experience! Not only did people say "I have been doing courses for over 60 years and this one was by far the best..." but they enjoyed delicious, fresh gourmet mushroom wood fired pizzas by the pool and shared a laugh between sessions. There was a great turn out with people from all around the...

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