Mycology: a beginner’s mushrooms course

An introductive and interactive course addressed to all mycophorics willing to gain knowledge within the Fungi kingdom.

Exploration, identification, cooking, growing, hunting

DURATION: 5 days

LOCATION: Costa Rica

DATES: View Calendar

APPLICATIONS: open all year-round

FOOD: mainly vegetarian, fermented and delicious home-made food.

ACCOMMODATION: nice, private house with shared room (max. 6 people) and shared bathroom.

FACILITIES: ceremonial and meditation space, library, forest paths, gardens, a lab for practical work, classroom.

FEES: 1000 $, inclusive of theoretical and practical lessons, trips, food and accommodation, use of the facilities at the Centre. After the reservation has been made, no refund can be given. Fees do not include airline tickets and transfers.

DISCOUNTS: available when booking multiple courses or for group bookings.


  • Fungal Biology and Physiology
  • Mycology, Identification and Chemistry
  • Ecosystems and Mycorrhizal interaction with Plants
  • Poisonous mushrooms identification
  • Medicinal and Spiritual uses of Mushrooms
  • Mushroom hunting and culinary uses
  • Research and Mycoremediation
  • Growing mushrooms techniques
  • Preparation of Medicinal mushrooms