Welcome to your next step into the world of mycology!

After a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign in 2017, we have been hard at work crafting over a dozen unprecedented online and in-person mycology courses, as taught by lead instructor and MYCOLOGOS founder, Peter McCoy.

Below is our current schedule for courses set to launch this year, each of which will be complemented by readings, research assignments, and creative projects, as well as a Certificate of Completion upon finishing the course. With lots of details to share on these offerings, we will be opening up registration and announcing more information for each course on the dates listed below. Be sure to check back often or join our mailing list to stay up to date on the latest news!

 



Mushroom Identification:
Basics & Beyond

Training Level
Spore (Beginner)

Summary
Starting with the history of mushroom hunting as a rich tradition in the human story, this 7-week course will lay a solid foundation for a lifetime of discovering the world of mushrooms surrounding you. Covering over 65 common, popular, and important species, this course will also provide extensive educational resources to help accelerate comprehension of terms and rapid identification. Though designed with the beginner in mind, this course is sure to help take any forager’s skill set to the next level.

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Course Launch
July 1, 2019


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Everything’s Connected:
Fungal Ecology from the Sea to the Sky

Training Level
Mycelial (Intermediate)

Summary
In this extensive exploration of the many ways that fungi shape the world around us, you will learn how fungi enhance the health of plants and animals, build and sustain soils, and guide global nutrient cycles, all alongside a variety of hands-on practices for engaging with fungi directly. This eye-opening course will be sure to change the way you see and work with fungi for the rest of your life!

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Course Launch
July 9, 2019


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The Many Ways of Fungi:
First Steps Into the World of Mycology

Training Level
Spore (Beginner)

Summary
Designed for the budding mycologist who isn’t quite clear on all that mycology offers, this 7-week course will cover the most valuable reasons to embrace fungi and join the mycocultural revolution! Concepts from fungal ecology, mushroom hunting, fungi in human history, and modern applied mycology (e.g. mushroom cultivation, medicinal mushrooms, and mycoremediation) will be covered, with each week bringing new assignments and projects to help you quickly get oriented in the exciting world of fungi!

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Course Launch
July 17, 2019


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Growing Mushrooms for Food, Fun, & Profit

Training Level
Spore (Beginner)

Summary
Based on Peter McCoy’s decade of teaching mushroom cultivation to people from all walks of life and across several continents, this cultivation course is designed for grower of all backgrounds and experience levels. Starting with the foundations of mushroom biology and using a unique protocol and cultivation methodology developed by Peter himself, this course will provide 7 weeks of rich information and a range of projects designed to help you bring the many gifts of growing mushrooms into your life with ease.

 

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Course Launch
July 25, 2019


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2019 Fall Session

Announced Courses

  • Medicinal Mushrooms (Spore / Beginner Level)
  • Psychoactive Fungi (Spore / Beginner Level)
  • Fermenting with Fungi (Spore / Beginner Level)
  • Mycoremediation for Everyone (Mycelial / Intermediate Level)

More Information Released
August 15, 2019

Season Starts
October 1, 2019

2019 Winter Session

Announced Courses

  • Mycology of Place (Mycelial / Intermediate Level)
  • Indoor Mushroom Farming (Fruitbody / Advanced Level)
  • The Love of Medicinal Mushrooms (Fruitbody / Advanced Level)
More Information Released
November 15, 2019

Season Starts
January 6, 2020

Lots more to come in 2020!