2018 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 13 2018

Saturday Forays
# Time Title/Location Leader  
A 10:00am-12:00pm Chapel Trail - CYO Grounds
Jill Easterday
Staff
 
B 10:01am-12:00pm Mushroom Capture, Domestication, and Cultivation
class info
Ken Litchfield
David Gardella
 
C 12:45pm-3:30pm Miwok Camp
Staff
 
D 12:45pm-3:30pm Intro to Mushroom ID
class info
Staff
 
Saturday Classes
# Time Class/Workshop Instructor  
1 9:00am-10:50am Identifying Trees and the Mushrooms commonly Associated to them
Autumn summers
2 9:00am-9:50am Mushrooms of the Oregon Coast
class info
Anna Moore
3 9:00am-11:50am Papermaking with Fungi (Pre-registration Online)
class info
Marilyn Hornor
Waiting List
4 10:00am-10:50am Mordant for Natural Dyes (Pre-registration Online - Limit 12, priority given to class #22 attendees)
class info
Dustin Kahn
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5 10:00am-10:50am The Commercial Cultivation of Specialty Mushrooms
Justin Reyes
6 10:00am-11:50am Shibori Dyeing with Bay Area Mushrooms (Pre-registration Online)
class info
Adrienne Rodriguez
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7 11:00am-11:50am Introduction to Mushroom ID - Keys
Darvin DeShazer
8 11:00am-11:50am Fungi: Food and Sex
class info
Else Vellinga
9 11:00am-11:50am Chef Demo
Daniel Kedan
10 1:00pm-1:50pm Mushroom Capture, Domestication, and Cultivation (Taken with Foray B)
class info
Ken Litchfield
David Gardella
11 1:00pm-1:50pm Cordyceps in East & West
class info
Daniel Winkler
12 1:00pm-3:50pm Watercolor painting of mushrooms (Preregistration Online - Limit )
class info
Dennis Benjamin
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13 1:00pm-3:50pm Block Printing: Exploring Mordants and Mushroom Dyes (Pre-registration Online)
class info
Kori Hargreave
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14 1:00pm-3:50pm Creating a Coiled Basket (Pre-registration Online - Limit 10)
class info
Gayle Still
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15 1:00pm-3:50pm Introduction to Mushroom Dyes (Pre-registration Online)
class info
Tina Wistrom
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16 2:00pm-2:50pm Chef Demo
Ian Zabel
17 2:00pm-2:50pm Mushrooms as Medicine: In Practice
class info
Jill Nussinow
18 2:00pm-2:50pm Matsie madness - Where wild matsutake grow, habitat and growth
class info
Norm Andresen
19 3:00pm-3:50pm The shoulders we stand on - A short foray into the history of mycology in California
class info
Else Vellinga
Saturday Evening
Time Activity  
4:00pm-5:30pm Main Speaker Topic: Psilocybin & Neurogenesis Paul Stamets
5:30pm-6:15pm Cheese and Convivial Hobnobbing - Sunday Foray Sign-ups Begin Mark Todd
6:15pm-7:30pm 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.  
7:30pm-8:30pm Mycologist Panel: Interactive Audience/Expert Discussion Brian Perry, Mike Wood, Darvin DeShazer, Else Vellinga, Stephanie_Jarvis, Dimitar Bojantchev

Sunday, Jan 14 2018

Sunday Forays
# Time Title/Location Leader  
E 9:00am-3:00pm SPSP I: Woodside Hillside - Central Trail (Limit 15)
class info
Michael Miller
 
F 9:00am-3:00pm SPSP II: Upper Stump Beach (Limit 15)
class info
Daniel Winkler
Aaron Miller
 
G 10:15am-1:45pm Bohemia Preserve (Limit 20)
class info
Jessica Holloway
Nicolas Whitaker
 
H 10:30am-1:30pm Westminster Woods
class info
Norm Andresen
David Salomom
 
I 11:00am-12:00pm Truffle Foray
class info
Stephanie Jarvis
 
Sunday Classes
# Time Class/Workshop Instructor  
22 9:00am-9:50am Mycoremediation
class info
Jill Easterday
23 9:00am-9:50am TBA
TBA
24 9:00am-3:50pm Microscopy for Mycologygy: Microscope & ID Workshop (Pre-registration Online - Limit 20
class info
Darvin DeShazer
Brian Perry
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25 9:00am-3:50pm Eco Printing - New Techniques for Fabric and Paper (Pre-registration Online - Limit 12)
class info
Monique Risch-Meade
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26 9:00am-11:50am An Exploration of Mushroom and Lichen Dyes of Northern California (Pre-registration Online)
Alissa Allen
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27 9:00am-11:50am Myco-Stix (Pre-registration Online - Limit 8)
class info
Dorothy Beebee
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28 10:00am-10:50am Truffle Cultivation of the West Coast (May be combined with Foray I)
class info
Stephanie Jarvis
29 10:00am-10:50am Presentation Name: Indigenous Mazatec Shamanism and Its Many Psilocybe species
Kathleen Harrison
30 11:00am-11:50am TBA
TBA
31 11:00am-11:50am Chef Demo
TBA
32 11:00am-11:50am TBA
34 1:00pm-3:50pm Artist Ink from Mushrooms (Pre-registration Online)
class info
Judi Pettite
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35 1:00pm-1:50pm Microscopy in Mycology
class info
Peter Werner
36 1:00pm-2:50pm Mushroom Mandalas: A Creative Celebration of Sacred Space
class info
David Gardella
37 1:00pm-3:50pm Shiitake Log Inoculation - (30 Minute Blocks - Limited # - Register at Camp)
Katie Gallinger
38 2:00pm-2:50pm Chef Demo
Chad Hyatt
39 2:00pm-2:50pm Edible and Medicinal Plants of Northern California
class info
Autumn summers
40 2:00pm-3:50pm Mushrooms Under the Microscope
class info
Peter Werner
41 2:00pm-3:50pm Oyster Mushroom Kit Making (Open Timing)
class info
John Grant
41 2:00pm-2:50pm Culinary Mushroom Basics
Jill Nussinow
42 3:00pm-3:50pm Amatoxin Mushroom Poisoning and the Santa Cruz Protocol
class info
Todd Mitchell
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 Psilocybe cubensis Colonizes California, 1975: Tales of Early Cultivators Kathleen Harrison

Monday, Jan 15 2018

Monday Classes
# Time Class/Workshop Instructor  
43 9:00am-9:50am How mushrooms can harm us: myths and misunderstandings
class info
Dennis Benjamin
44 9:00am-9:50am TBA1
TBA
45 9:00am-9:50am Fiber to Felt--Try a quick and neat version of felting to make a small casual swatch (Pre-registration Online - Limit 8)
class info
Marilyn Buss
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46 9:00am-11:50am "Monday Morning Dye Madness: Dye Your Own - Open Studio (Pre-registration Online - Limit 15)"
Fiber Arts Staff
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48 10:00am-10:50am Good Fungi - Healthy Roots, Happy Plants
class info
Robert Kourik
49 10:00am-10:50am What is it about Truffles?
class info
David Campbell
50 10:00am-10:50am Fiber to Felt--Try a quick and neat version of felting to make a small casual swatch (Pre-registration Online - Limit 8)
class info
Marilyn Buss
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47 10:45am-12:00pm Tour of Mycopia Mushrooms (Limited # - Register at Camp)
Justin Reyes
51 11:00am-11:50am Specimen Table Discussion - All are Welcome to Participate in Discussion
George Riner

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Schedule last updated December 14, 2017

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