SPEAKERS

Introductions by SAM LANDES, Treasurer of the Mushroom Club of Georgia.


TRADD COTTER 

"Mycotopia",  Hike Leader & Keynote Speaker


CHRISTIAN KILLBREW-MARR

Mycoremediation  


WILLIAM PADILLA-BROWN

"Cordyceps" & Growing Workshop


BILL SHEEHAN 

MycoFlora Project 


DAVID TATE   

"Mushrooms of Southern Appalachia" & "Psilocybin & Psilocybin Mushrooms"


JOSHUA ABSHIRE 

"How to Grow Mushrooms at Home" and Growing Workshop


DARRYL PATTON, The Southern Herbalist: "Medicinal Plants" & Hike Leader


JESSE AKOZBEK 

"The Art of Nature Photography" & photo tour in the park.


JACOB PULK

Mushroom ID Table


SARAH PRENTICE

Mushroom ID Table

Our Mushroom Market Opens at 9 am.

Mushroom growers and gourmet artisans from our region are selling fresh & dried mushrooms, medicinal tinctures, teas and other goodies.

SPEAKERS & LOCATIONS & ID TABLE

OUR MUSHFEST OCCUPIES THREE PICNIC SHELTERS AROUND THE HISTORIC HEARN INN.

"THE WILDERNESS"  -  SHELTER # 1

10:00 a.m.      Sam Landes of the  Mushroom Club of Georgia 

10:30  a.m.     Bill Sheehan - Citizen Science / MYCOFLORA PROJECT

11:00   a.m.    David Tate – Citizen Science and Mushrooms of Southern Appalachia


  • Noon - 1:00  / LUNCH BREAK & COOKING COMPETITION 

1:00  p.m.       William Padilla-Brown – Cordyceps

2:00  p.m.       Christian Marr –  Mycoremediation & Log Inoculation 

3:00   p.m.      David Tate – Psilocybin 

4:00   p.m.       Tradd Cotter Keynote Speaker.


"MUSHROOM MARKET"  -  SHELTER # 2

Fresh & Dried Mushrooms

Medicinal Tinctures

WORKSHOPS

Workshop #1 - JOSHUR ABSHIRE

Workshop #2 - William Padilla-Brown


"WILD FORAGING"   -  SHELTER  # 3 -  

10:00  Darryl Patton – "Talk & Teach" followed by Wild Plants & Herbs ID Walks

11:00   Mona B FoldsMedicinal Tinctures

11:30   Jesse AzkobekWild Plants & Herbs Photo Tour

Noon – 1:00 COOKING COMPETITION @ SHELTER # 3

  •  Chef Shaun Thompson, (Supervisory Chef at the Hyatt Regency,  Pittsburg Airport)


  •  Chef Joshua Abshire, (mushroom grower and private chef from Macon)


  •  Chef Anne-Marie Bilalla (owner of Bella Vista Farm, Monroe Farmers Market vendor & recent winner of a Pilsbury Contest)


  •  Chef Nancy Fricks (Nancy is with the Cave Spring Activities Committee  and sells hot dogs with a mushroom twist for her organization.

MUSHROOM IDENTIFICATION CLINIC

JACOB PULK

Jakob is an respected mycologist and travels the country for his mycological studies and University reserch projects.

SARAH PRENTICE

Sarah is visiting mycologist from the University of Florida, Gainesville, and will share responsibilities for the Mushroom ID Table with Jacob.

DAVID SNOW'S TABLE IN TN

This is an example of a mushroom ID table provided by David Snow from his last foray with his club in TN.

How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms with Tradd Cotter