Grow your own Oyster Mushrooms

17 Apr 2014

We all have to start to love, work and experiment with fungi. Fungi will play a key role in our upcoming bio-based society. In our inflatable cleanroom we will teach you the basic skills to get started.

Become a mushroom farmer in only two hours! Maurizio Montalti will show how you can grow mushrooms using nothing but kitchen appliances. Everyone will prep and infect his or her own mushroom substrate bag to take home. You'll leave with enough knowledge to repeat the procedure at home. Ready to freak at home and start to experiment with farming fungi.


Separating spawn - Separating the mushroom spores in the lab unit Ed Little

Mediamatic Bio Industry

This event is part of Mediamatic Bio Industry, a broad techno-cultural lab exploring the possibilities of fungal material and other bio-based materials for design, science and art. Scientist, artists, designers, architects, and the public, will together investigate how to make use of the promising characteristics of mycelium – the plastic of the 21st century.

Information and cost

The workshop takes place at the Mediamatic Fabriek, VOC-kade 10, Amsterdam on Tuesday 18 March from 19:00 to 21:30 hours. The workshop will be given in English.
Tickets are € 25 inc. VAT and you can take your mushroom bag home. Click this link to buy your ticket(s). For questions, please contact Deborah Meibergen.

Mediamatic Bio Industry is made possible by the DOEN foundation en the Mondriaan Fund.