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Oregon Eclipse Festival

08/17/2017 - 08/23/2017

August 17 - 23, 2017
Big Summit Prairie
Central Oregon

Paul Stamets will be a keynote speaker at the 2017 Oregon Eclipse Festival in Big Summit Prairie, in the Ochoco Mountains of Central Oregon. This massive, week-long festival of culture, art, music, dance and general creativity will culminate in the shared experience of a total solar eclipse. More information can be found on the event's Web site.

2017 Love Our Local Fest


August 27, 2017, 1:00pm–9:00pm
Corner of San Francisco Ave NE and Bethel St NE
Olympia, Washington

Join Fungi Perfecti at the 2017 Love Our Local Fest in Olympia, WA, a celebration of local business and culture. We will be staffing a booth at the event. We will be offering a special deal for our locals at the event: buy any indoor or outdoor mushroom patch and get a free Mycelium Running Oyster kit! We will also be offering a "Make your own Stropharium" skill share throughout the day. We will provide containers, spawn and casing, but folks can bring their own small clear containers if they wish. FP staffer Tristan will give brief talks on the mushroom life cycle, the fascinating features and abilities of this particular mushroom species: #mycofiltration, connection to #bee health, soil building and edibility, along with info on how to keep "Running with the Mycelium" and companion plant with mushrooms in your garden! Hope to see you there!

Goodship Higher Education Lecture Series


tl_files/V1/images/event-images/Paul_Stamets_deep_dream.jpgSeptember 14, 2017, 8:00pm
Melrose Market Studios
1532 Minor Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

Paul will be presenting "Mushrooms and the Mycology of Consciousness" at the 2017 Goodship Higher Education Lecture Series at the Melrose Market Studios space in Seattle, WA. Doors open at 7:00pm for an 8:00pm presentation. Cost of admission will be $20. More information can be found on their Web site.

Hollyhock 2017

10/18/2017 - 10/22/2017

October 18–22, 2017
Hollyhock Lifelong Learning Centre
Cortes Island, B.C. Canada

Cortes Island Evening

Sorting TablePaul Stamets, in conjunction with the Hollyhock Lifelong Learning Centre, is offering a unique mushroom workshop located on beautiful Cortes Island in British Columbia, Canada October 18–22, 2017.

The focus of this workshop will be on collecting and identifying wild mushrooms found in the old growth forests of Cortes Island. Paul and his team will also demonstrate many of the cultivation techniques featured in his most recent book, Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World. The workshop is ideal for those that have a general interest in the field of mycology and are not yet interested in learning in-vitro sterile lab techniques.

Hollyhock has the perfect setting and facilities, which makes this workshop an exceptional experience. The gardens, old-growth forests and wonderful waters surrounding this remote retreat center will appeal to every type of outdoor enthusiast. We invite you to attend and enjoy this magical mushroom experience.

Mushroom Cook and TasteMore information can be found online at

The Hollyhock Lifelong Learning Centre can be reached at:
(800) 933-6339 or (250) 935-6576 (outside North America)
Email: | Fax: (250) 935-6424
PO Box 127, Manson's Landing, Cortes Island, B.C. V0P 1K0 Canada

This class is limited to 45 people.