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 Mushroom Capture, Domestication, and Cultivation
class info
Ken Litchfield
David Gardella
 
B 10:00am-12:00pm Chapel Trail - CYO Grounds
TBA
 
C 12:45pm-3:30pm Miwok Camp
TBA
 
D 12:45pm-3:30pm Intro to Mushroom ID
class info
TBA
 
Saturday Classes
# Time Class/Workshop Instructor  
1 9:00am-10:50am Identifying Trees and the Mushrooms commonly Associated to them hniques for Fabric and Paper
Autumn summers
2 9:00am-10:50am TBA
class info
TBA
3 9:00am-11:50am Papermaking with Fungi
Marilyn Hornor
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4 10:00am-10:50am "Mordant for Natural Dyes (Pre-registration Online)"
Dustin Kahn
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5 10:00am-10:50am Mushrooms of the Oregon Coast
class info
Anna Moore
6 10:00am-10:50am The History and Future of Mushroom Cultivation
Justin Reyes
7 10:00am-11:50am Shibori Dyeing with Bay Area Mushrooms
Adrienne Rodriguez
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8 11:00am-11:50am Introduction to Mushroom ID
Darvin DeShazer
9 11:00am-11:50am Fungi: Food and Sex
Else Vellinga
10 11:00am-11:50am Chef Demo
TBA
11 1:00pm-1:50pm Mushroom Capture, Domestication, and Cultivation (Taken with Foray B)
class info
Ken Litchfield
David Gardella
12 1:00pm-1:50pm Cordyceps in East & West
class info
Daniel Winkler
13 1:00pm-3:50pm Watercolor painting of mushrooms (Preregistration Online - Limit )
Dennis Benjamin
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14 1:00pm-3:50pm Block Priting
Kori TBA
15 1:00pm-3:50pm Creating a Coiled Basket (Pre-registration Online - Limit 10)
Gayle Still
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16 1:00pm-3:50pm Introduction to Mushroom Dyes
class info
Tina Wistrom
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17 2:00pm-2:50pm Chef Demo
18 2:00pm-2:50pm Mushrooms as Medicine: In Practice
Jill Nussinow
19 2:00pm-2:50pm Where wild matsutake grow, habitat and growth
class info
Norm Andresen
20 3:00pm-3:50pm Mushroom Adventures: China & South Central Africa
Wendy So
21 3:00pm-3:50pm The shoulders we stand on - A short foray into the history of mycology in California
Else Vellinga
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 Mycologist Panel: Interactive Audience/Expert Discussion Brian Perry Mike Wood Darvin DeShazer

Sunday, Jan 14 2018

Sunday Forays
# Time Title/Location Leader  
E 9:00am-3:00pm SPSP I: Woodside Hillside - Central Trail (Limit 15)
TBA
 
F 9:00am-3:00pm SPSP II: Upper Stump Beach (Limit 15)
TBA
 
G 10:15am-1:45pm Bohemia Preserve (Limit 20)
TBA
 
H 10:30am-1:30pm Westminster Woods
Norm Andresen
David Salomom
 
I 11:00am-12:00pm Truffle Foray
class info
Stephanie Jarvis
 
J 2:00pm-3:30pm ?
class info
TBA
 
Sunday Classes
# Time Class/Workshop Instructor  
22 9:00am-9:50am Mycoremediation
Jill Easterday
23 9:00am-9:50am TBA
TBA
24 9:00am-3:50pm Microscopy for Mycology: 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 10)"
Monique Risch-Meade
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26 9:00am-11:50am An Exploration of Mushroom and Lichen Dyes of Northern California
Alissa Allen
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26 9:00am-10:00am Needle Felted Fuzzy Fungi
Sara Gibson
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27 9:00am-11:50am Myco-Stix (Pre-registration Online - Limit 8)
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 TBA
Kathleen Harrison
30 11:00am-11:50am TBA
TBA
31 11:00am-11:50am Chef Demo
TBA
32 11:00am-11:50am TBA
33 1:00pm-3:50pm From Fiber to Felt (Pre-registration Online - Limit 15)
Marilyn Buss
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34 1:00pm-3:50pm Artist Ink from Mushrooms
Judi Pettite
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
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
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
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)
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)"
Dustin Kahn
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48 10:00am-10:50am Good Fungi - Healthy Roots, Happy Plants
Robert Kourik
49 10:00am-10:50am What is it about Truffles?
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)
Marilyn Buss
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 October 12, 2017

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