Class Shows how to Grow Mushrooms

By: Lisa S. Icenogle
Photo of sliced mushrooms.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Center at Casper College is offering a class on the cultivation of gourmet mushrooms on Tuesdays, Oct. 2, 9, 16, and 30 from 2-4 p.m.

“Gourmet Mushroom Cultivation” will be taught by Benjamin Fortier. Students will learn “how to cultivate gourmet mushrooms and basic mycology including sanitation procedures and mushroom cultivation,” said Fortier. Those participating will receive cultures and spawn to cultivate their own mushrooms.

To register for the class, go to or for more information contact Lifelong Learning specialists Vicki Pollock at 307-268-2097 or or Jeaneece Schmidt at 307-268-2099 or

Media contact: Lisa S. Icenogle

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