Registrations due for mushroom workshop

Registrations for a spring mushroom log inoculation workshop are being accepted by the Ozaukee Master Gardeners through Wednesday, Nov. 30.

There will be two sessions of the workshop, at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., on Saturday, May 13, in Mequon.

The cost is $40, which includes two pre-drilled logs, spores for oyster and shiitake mushrooms and care instructions to grow mushrooms for four to seven years.

The workshop will be led by Steve Shapson, who has been cultivating mushrooms for more than 14 years and is president of the Wisconsin Mycological Society.

He has been featured on Wisconsin Public Radio and television shows to discuss the world of mushrooms, been a featured guest instructor at the The Ridges Conservation Center and a guest speaker at the Telluride Mushroom Festival.

The workshop will be at 116611 N. Grace Ct.

For more information and registration, visit



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