Hugh learned the art of mushroom cultivation from Paul Stamets when he went out to Washington State in March of 2007 to one of his in-depth workshops.
He learned tissue culture, spawn generation techniques, substrate preparation, inoculation techniques, and strategies for maximizing yields.
He went back in June of 2007 to a two day intensive workshop that discussed the current practices, evaluation of strategies, and choice of the appropriate fungal candidates for Mycorestoration.
This approach uses the web-like tissue of mushroom-forming fungi to capture and degrade environmental pollutants before they can reach sensitive water bodies.
As mycofiltration is low-cost, low-impact, and requires relatively little installation space, it may soon provide municipal storm water managers with the perfect tool to help them meet their legal obligations under the