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Monthly Mushroom Speaker Series (MMSS)
February 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Constructing and Operating an Aseptic Lab – Willie Crosby
Identify the reasons why an aseptic lab is necessary and beneficial, and where it is unnecessary. Outline basic needs for lab construction and potential equipment to use at different budgets for an aseptic lab. An overview of lab technique, maintenance and expansion of mycelium.
Willie Crosby is the owner of Fungi Ally a mushroom cultivation and education business in Hadley MA. He has been growing many different types of mushrooms for 4 years and is the recipient to multiple SARE grants to study intricacies of mushroom cultivation. Now he focuses on cultivation of oyster and shiitake indoors, growing between 150-300 pounds a week as well as teaching at UMass Amherst.
Marbletown Community Center
3564 Main St, Stone Ridge, NY 12484