Palomar College Arboretum

Friends of the Palomar College Arboretum

The Kingdom Fungi – September 17, 2011

The Kingdom Fungi
with Steve Farrar, Horticulturist
Held on Saturday, September 17, 2011
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
San Marcos Campus in Room NS-259

Thank you to Steve Farrar for his interesting and informative lecture about mushrooms. Thank you for volunteering your time and presenting an excellent lecture.

Mr. Farrar has almost 30 years of experience in various aspects of the mushroom industry
including mushroom farm design, construction and startup; mushroom cultivation equipment
sales, cultivation of culinary mushrooms (Oyster, King Trumpet, Shiitake, Maitake, Enoki,
Shimeji), cultivation of medicinal mushrooms (Cordyceps, Reishi, Lion’s Mane, Turkey Tail, etc) for dietary supplement products; and the utilization of spent mushroom compost.

Great lecture about the remarkable kingdom of life touching upon fungal biology and life cycles, mushroom cultivation technologies, fungal biotechnology, culinary mushrooms, medicinal mushrooms, mushroom nutrition and the health benefits of mushrooms.

 

 

 

Steven Farrar being interviewed by Dr. Mercola:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryj7P8qhRqc&feature=relmfu
These video interviews are in 5 parts.