Georgia Mushroom Festival
September 29, 2018



VENDOR CONTACT: 678-871-0288



10 X 10 BOOTH SPACE $40

Registration & Payment Deadline:

August 15, 2018


Our goal is to educate the public about the Wonderful Kingdom of Fungi.


Alan Rockefeller / Counter Culture Lab

Alan is a mycologist and in his spare time works as a computer security expert. He is a remarkably dedicated volunteer, a CITIZEN SCIENTIST in the field of mycology — the study of fungi. 

Bill Sheehan / Leader MycoFlora Project

Bill is a mycologist, professor of entomology and the CITIZEN SCIENTIST leading the MycoFlora Project in the Southeast. He is working with a dedicated team of volunteers.

Tradd Cotter / Mushroom Mountain

Tradd is a mushroom scientist and farmer with a successful mushroom business near Clemson,SC. He is the licensed instructor for mushroom certifications in several states, teaches workshops  and runs the lab and large growing warehouse at Mushroom Mountain.

Tug de Luce / Chester County Mycological Society

Tug is a mycologist, forager and mushroom business owner from PA. He travels the country to study mushrooms.

John Forsyth / FungiFlora Group

John interviews mushroom experts all over the world and has dedicated his current efforts to study psilocybin mushrooms in Georgia and surrounding states.

David Tate / Volunteer Citizen Scientist

David is a mycologist dedicated CITIZEN SCIENTIST who is documenting mushrooms by scientific classification standards.

Chef Shaun Thompson / Cooking Competition Organizer

Shaun is a Supervisory Chef at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport and is also a member of the Board of Directors for the AACA ( American Academy of Culinary Arts). He will be one of the organizers of our Mushroom Cooking Competition. Shaun will also enter one of his mushroom creations.

Joel Myers / Mushroom Mountain Lab

Joel's special interest is the medicinal use of reishi mushrooms (ganoderma species); he will speak about medicinal research and his work at the Mushroom Mountain lab where he makes mushroom spawn.

Christian Killebrew-Marr / Mycoremediation

Christian studies the impact of industrial and agricultural pollution on the environment and how mushrooms and fungi can help remedy the damage.  She is a mycologist and works on the CITIZEN SCIENCE team. 


William Padilla-Brown / Mycosymbiotics

William is  has become an expert in cordycep mushroom cultivation and established his own company, Mycosymbiotics in Asheville, NC. He teaches growing and cultivation workshops all over the country and is a teacher who makes learning about mushrooms fun.

Darryl Patton, The Southern Herbalist from Gadsden, AL

Darryl Patton has been hunting, gathering and working with medicinal plants for the past 31 years on Lookout Mountain in the Southern Appalachians. Darryl is a Master Herbalist and brings many years of experience to the field of alternative medicine. He is often called a walking encyclopedia of herbal folklore. 

Mushroom Club of Georgia

The club will be represented by Dr. Cornelia Cho. President, and Sam Landes, Treasurer. They will be available to answer questions about our club and why it is worthwhile to join our mushroom community. They will seet up a booth and have mushroom information and books for display, discussion and review.

Django Grootmyers / Ohio Citizen Science Project

Django is a mycologist and CITIZEN SCIENTIST and gathers data for the MycoFlora Project in Ohio where he lives.

Joshua Abshire / Mushroom Farmer

Josh is a mushroom grower in Macon, GA, and will speak about his experience as a mushroom grower and lead a workshop on how to grow mushrooms at home.


Jacob Pulk / Stanford University

Jacobis a CITIZEN SCIENTIST and mycologist who travels the country on a secret mission from his alma mater (lol). He will be in charge of our  ID table.



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10' X 10' Vendor Booth Space in Rolater Park, Cave Spring, GA. Electricity &  Internet Access available in the Park. Bring your own Canopy Tent.