2017 SOMA Wild Mushroom Camp

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Class & Workshop Schedule

It probably goes without saying, but please remember that classes and workshops are only open to registered campers.

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Registration

Some workshops have limited space, and require registration on a "first come, first served" basis. If you are interested in participating in any of these workshops, be sure to first register for SOMA Camp, then click the appropriate link to register for the workshop.

Prerequisites

Some classes have prerequisites--please check these before signing up.

Schedule

This is a tentative schedule. Classes, times, and instructors may change without notice. We will email the full schedule with exact times, locations, and instructors to registered campers before camp begins.

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Complete list of instructors

Saturday, Jan 14

Saturday Forays
# Time Title/Location Leader  
A 10:00am-12:00pm Chapel Trail - CYO Grounds
Nicholas Janson
Ariel Cowan
 
B 10:00am-12:00pm Mushroom Capture, Domestication, and Cultivation
class info
Ken Litchfield
David Gardella
 
C 11:30am-2:15pm Miwok Camp
Alan Rockefeller
 
D 12:45pm-3:30pm Intro to Mushroom ID
class info
Kingman Bond-Graham
 
Saturday Classes
# Time Class/Workshop Instructor  
1 9:00am-11:50am Eco Printing - New Techniques for Fabric and Paper
Monique Risch-Meade
Waiting List
2 9:00am-11:50am Papermaking with Fungi
Marilyn Hornor
Waiting List
3 10:00am-10:50am The History and Future of Mushroom Cultivation
Justin Reyes
4 10:00am-10:50am The Species That Mazatics Showed Us (Shamanism inspired by Psilocybe mushrooms)
Kathleen Harrison
5 10:00am-11:50am Shibori Dyeing with Bay Area Mushrooms
Adrienne Rodriguez
Class Full
6 11:00am-11:50am Introduction to Mushroom ID
Darvin DeShazer
7 11:00am-11:50am Mushroom Basics for Health and Healthy Nutrition
Jill Nussinow
8 11:00am-11:50am Chef Demo
9 1:00pm-1:50pm Mushrooms of the Oregon Coast
class info
Anna Moore
10 1:00pm-1:50pm Foraging in Your Own Neighborhood
Meredith Sabini
11 1:00pm-1:50pm The Mycenoid Fungi of California - Part 1
class info
Brian Perry
12 1:00pm-2:50pm Mushroom Capture, Domestication, and Cultivation
class info
Ken Litchfield
David Gardella
13 1:00pm-3:50pm Creating a Coiled Basket
class info
Gayle Still
Class Full
14 1:00pm-3:50pm Introduction to Mushroom Dyes
class info
Tina Wistrom
Class Full
15 2:00pm-2:50pm Where the Matsies Grow
class info
Norm Andresen
16 2:00pm-2:50pm Chef Demo
17 2:00pm-3:50pm Good Fungi, Healthy Roots, Happy Plants
Robert Kourik
18 2:00pm-3:50pm Mycena Under the Microscope - Part 2
class info
Brian Perry
20 3:00pm-3:50pm Recovering Lost Ground: How Post-fire Fungi Can Promote Forest Regrowth
Ariel Cowan
21 3:00pm-3:50pm The Fractal Nature of Real Nutrition
class info
Zachary Mazi
Saturday Evening
Time Activity  
5:15pm-6:00pm Cheese and Convivial Hobnobbing - Sunday Foray Sign-ups Begin Mark Todd
6:00pm-7:00pm Dinner by SOMA Feast Crew Chef Julie Schreiber and crew
6:40pm-7:00pm Sunday Foray Signups Continue, Plus General Announcements  
Noon-7:00pm Silent Auction - Closes. Bid on your favorite items.  
7:00pm-7:30pm Live Auction  
7:30pm-8:30pm Featured Presentation Tom Bruns

Sunday, Jan 15

Sunday Forays
# Time Title/Location Leader  
E 8:45am-1:00pm SPSP I: Woodside Hillside - Central Trail (Limit 15)
Aaron Miller
 
F 9:00am-3:00pm SPSP II: Upper Stump Beach (Limit 15)
Michael Miller
 
G 10:15am-1:45pm Bohemia Preserve (Limit 20)
Else Vellinga
 
H 10:30am-1:30pm Westminster Woods
Norm Andresen
 
I 11:00am-12:00pm Truffle Foray
class info
Stephanie Jarvis
Michael Castellano
 
J 2:00pm-3:30pm Edible and Medicinal Plants of Sonoma County: Field Class
class info
Tellur Fenner
 
Sunday Classes
# Time Class/Workshop Instructor  
22 9:00am-9:50am Fungal Conservation
Else Vellinga
23 9:00am-9:50am What Are Truffles and How Do We Find Them?
class info
Michael Castellano
24 9:00am-11:50am From Fiber to Felt
class info
Marilyn Buss
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25 9:00am-11:50am An Exploration of Mushroom and Lichen Dyes of Northern California
Alissa Allen
Register
26 9:00am-10:00am Needle Felted Fuzzy Fungi
Sara Gibson
Register
27 10:00am-10:50am Mycelium Products - How Industry Uses Fungi as a Contemporary Material
Philip Ross
28 10:00am-10:50am Truffle Cultivation - Orchard Installation
class info
Stephanie Jarvis
29 10:00am-11:00am Needle Felted Fuzzy Fungi
Sara Gibson
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30 11:00am-11:50am Mycopia - Gourmet Mushrooms, Inc., the Commercial Cultivation of Specialty Mushrooms
class info
Justin Reyes
31 11:00am-11:50am Chef Demo
32 11:00am-11:50am Lichen Dye Workshop - Part 1
class info
Shelly Benson
Sarah Minnick
Class Full
33 11:00am-11:50am DNA Barcoding
class info
Alan Rockefeller
34 12:00pm-3:50pm Lichen Dye Workshop - Part 2
class info
Shelly Benson
Sarah Minnick
Class Full
35 1:00pm-1:50pm Microscopy in Mycology
class info
Peter Werner
36 1:00pm-1:50pm Edible & Medicinal Plants of California: A Bioregional Exploration
class info
Tellur Fenner
37 1:00pm-2:50pm Mushroom Mandalas: A Creative Celebration of Sacred Space
class info
David Gardella
38 1:00pm-2:30pm Radical Mycology
Peter McCoy
38 1:00pm-3:50pm Making Myco-stix, Part 1
class info
Dorothy Beebee
Waiting List
39 1:00pm-1:50pm Chef Demo
19 2:00pm-3:50pm Shiitake Log Innoculation
class info
Nicholas Janson
40 2:00pm-2:50pm Basic Mushroom Time Lapse Videography
Glenn Walker
41 2:00pm-2:50pm Culinary Mushroom Basics
Jill Nussinow
42 2:00pm-3:50pm Mushrooms Under the Microscope
class info
Peter Werner
43 2:00pm-3:50pm Oyster Mushroom Kit Making (Open Timing)
class info
John Grant
44 3:00pm-3:50pm The Art and Science of Spore Printing
class info
Meredith Sabini
45 3:00pm-3:50pm The Introduction of Psilocybe cubensis to California, 1975
Kathleen Harrison
46 3:00pm-3:50pm Outstanding Questions In Mycophagy
Zachary Mazi
47 3:00pm-3:50pm Chef Demo - Fungi Bar is Open
class info
David Campbell
48 3:00pm-4:30pm Cultivation of Hericium erinaceus (Lion's Mane)
class info
Glenn Walker
Sunday Evening
Time Activity  
5:00pm-5:30pm Convivial Hobnobbing  
5:30pm-7:30pm Dinner by SOMA Feast Crew Chef Julie Schreiber and crew
7:30pm-8:00pm Raffle and Announcements  
8:00pm-9:00pm Featured Presentation Noah Seigel

Monday, Jan 16

Monday Classes
# Time Class/Workshop Instructor  
49 8:45am-11:00am Tour of Mycopia Mushrooms
class info
Justin Reyes
50 9:00am-9:50am Fungimental Mycophagy (New/Improved)
David Campbell
51 9:00am-9:50am Old Friends, New Names
Mike Wood
52 9:00am-10:00am Kumihimo Keychain
Gayle Still
Class Full
53 9:00am-11:50am Monday Morning Potluck Dye: Open Studio
class info
Tina Wistrom
Class Full
54 10:00am-10:50am Advanced Mushroom Identification
Alan Rockefeller
55 10:00am-10:50am Mushrooms and Invasive Trees in New Zealand
class info
Briana Boaz
56 10:00am-10:50am Myco-Stix: How to Use Myco-Stix, Part 2
Dorothy Beebee
Waiting List
57 11:00am-11:50pm Specimen Table Discussion
class info
George Riner

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Schedule last updated January 5, 2017

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