2019 MUSH FEST & MUSHROOM CENTRAL

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TALKS & WORKSHOPS WILL TAKE PLACE IN SEVERAL PARK LOCATIONS!


SPEAKER PAVILION   - SATURDAY, OCT 12, 2918


9 :00   a.m.     OPENING REMARKS / SAM LANDES / Mushroom Club of Georgia 


9:30    a.m.     EVOLVING CLIMATE OF LEGALIZING  MAGIC MUSHROOMS

                         Mark Haberstroh , AL Mushroom Society 


10:00  a.m.    HALLUCINOGENIC MUSHROOMS  / ALAN ROCKEFELLER


                         SURPRISE SPEAKER to be announced.

                          

1:00   p.m.     MUSHROOMS OF THE SOUTHEAST / Anthoni Goodman /      

                        Alabama Mushroom Society 


2:00    p.m.    MUSHROOM CULTIVATION/ Allan Carroll, owner Fungi Farm


3:00    p.m.    MYCOREMEDIATION Christian Killebrew-Marr


4:00    p.m     MUSHROOM GROWING / Pat Hill, President of the Florida 

                        Mushroom Festival


4:30    p.m.    SACRED MUSHROOM RITUALS" BY TOM LANE / Author


5:00    p.m.    KEYNOTE SPEAKER (TEAM)


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THE BESSETTES AT THE HISTORIC HEARN INN  Required Pre-Registration!


10:00         BEGINNERS WORKSHOP  (2 hrs)  Dr. ALAN & ARLEEN BESSETTE  


1:00           "MUSHROOMS OF GEORGIA"  Dr. ALAN & ARLEEN BESSETTE


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ALAN ROCKEFELLER AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER  Required Pre-Registration!


NOON:     MICROSCOPY WORKSHOP  

                   30 minutes talking, then hands-on microscopy workshop on scopes.

                   

                   DNA SEQUENCING  WORKSHOP              

                   1 hour lecture on DNA sequencing and live demo on how to process 

                   sequences and make phylogenetic trees . DNA sequencing can take  

                   a long time, depending on how many samples: 

                   -    2 hours for DNA extraction, 

                   -    2 hours to run the PCR, 

                   -    1 hour for electrophoresis


FYI: Both classes will run consecutively with the assistance of other mycologists and while waiting for DNA sequencing results.

                                 

                    ONGOING EVENTS  See schedules posted at each pavilion.  


THROUGHOUT  SATURDAY:

Mushroom growers will offer log inoculation, cultivation and growing  workshops  throughout the day.


  • Our growers and artisans will offer a variety of inoculated logs, fresh, dried, wild and farm-grown mushrooms, as well as medicinal tinctures.  salves, soaps and other surprises FOR SALE.


PS: The beautiful picture of a chicken of the woods mushroom was photographed by Brian Hale of the Mushroom Hunters of North Georgia group in Dahlonega, GA


                  


SUNDAY

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8 a.m. - 10 a.m. COMMUNITY BREAKFAST IN THE PARK

Hosted by Nancy Fricks from the Cave Spring Activities Committee.PINHOTI

9:30 a.m. DEPARTURE TO THE PINHOTI TRAIL HEAD

ID TABLE: After returning to the park with our mushroom finds, we will let the experts help with identification using the HIBBIT FUNGAL TREE OF LIFE.

NOON to 4:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.       Tom Lane / Author of "Sacred Mushroom Rituals"


2: 00 p.m.      ALAN ROCKEFELLER / PSILOCYYBIN


3:00 p.m.       Not scheduled yet.


4: 00 p.m.      Not scheduled yet.