Grow Gourmet Mushrooms Indoors

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown

Course Details
$85 7 seats left
Start Date:

Thu, Jan 09, 6:15pm - 9:15pm

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Midtown, Manhattan
20 W 44th St 3F
Btwn 5th & 6th Avenues
New York, New York 10036
Venue: Midtown Center, Room D
Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: John Michelotti

What you'll learn in this urban gardening class:

Mushrooms have been utilized for thousands of years for medicinal and edible purposes. John Michelotti, owner of Catskill Fungi, will show you how to cultivate gourmet mushrooms at home using safe and simple techniques. 

Using cardboard and coffee grounds, create your own oyster mushroom starter (Pleurotus ostreatus) to take home, while learning about the life cycles, characteristics, and medicinal and culinary properties of fungi. 
School Notes: If you purchase the class using a CourseHorse promotion or discount, these discounts will not reflect on your NYBG receipt. Actual price paid will be reflected on your CourseHorse receipt only.

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Refunds and Withdrawals

No discounts will be granted for missed classes. There are no refunds or credits once a course begins. A refund will be issued if your class is cancelled due to low enrollment. 

If you wish to withdraw from a course before it begins, you must notify the Registration Office ten full business days before the first class meeting. We will issue a refund minus a $10 processing fee.

If you must withdraw fewer than ten days before the first class meeting:
  • No refunds will be granted for: course levels 0–299 and 700–999
  • A 75% refund minus a $10 processing fee will be granted for course levels 300–599
Please note: Floral Design materials fees will not be refunded fewer than five (5) business days before class begins.

New York Botanical Garden do not offer make-up classes.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:15pm - 9:15pm John Michelotti 1 $85
10:00am - 1:00pm John Michelotti 1 $85

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Reviews of Classes at New York Botanical Garden (473)

(473 Reviews)
Grow Gourmet Mushrooms Indoors
Reviewed by Calvin L. on 6/12/2019
Very good introductory class to growing Mushrooms at home.
Grow Gourmet Mushrooms Indoors
Reviewed by Jenny Y. on 6/8/2019
It was great. John was so knowledgeable. I recommended a frd yo go to his next class with.
Grow Gourmet Mushrooms Indoors
Reviewed by David K. on 6/7/2019
great teacher fun class
Grow Gourmet Mushrooms Indoors
Reviewed by Steven S. on 2/11/2019
Engaging and, of course, knowledgeable teacher.
Grow Gourmet Mushrooms Indoors
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/7/2018
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