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

Skill 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

Skill Level
Mycelial (Intermediate)

Summary
Our longest class of the Summer Season, this 14-week deep dive will open your eyes to the vast richness of fungal ecology. Starting with the foundational – but big picture – concepts of fungal taxonomy and general ecology, the course will span the many ways in which fungi affect the world around us – from the mycorrhizae that build soils, to the ways that fungi influence climate change, plant health, and the human body. This eye-opening course will be sure to change the way you think about and see 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

Skill 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!

Full Details Released and Registration Opens
May 29, 2019

Course Launch
July 17, 2019



Growing Mushrooms for the First Time

Skill 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 truly designed with all beginners in mind. 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 beginner to beginner-intermediate projects designed to help growers of all budgets and backgrounds bring the many gifts of growing mushrooms into their lives with ease.

Full Details Released and Registration Opens
June 5, 2019

Course Launch
July 25, 2019



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!