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MAKE will be doing a weekend workshop at the Zeum in San Francisco! –

Fun Guys with Fungi:
Nature-Inspired Art with Artist-Mycologist Philip Ross
Saturday, October 14, 2-4pm
Recommended for ages 8 & up

Philip Ross , author of the “Home Mycology Lab” project in the most recent issue of Make magazine will show us how he coaxes and cultivates mysterious fungi to make sculptural mushroom art. Also, Joe Szuecs, a seasoned North Bay mushroom hunter who will tell you how to hunt for edible mushrooms beyond the grocery store to the forest floor! We’ll also demonstrate spore printing, a creative project that’s easy for anyone to do with mushrooms.”Link.

We also have the CRAFT launch on Sunday evening at Craft Gym in SF.

Related:

  • Volume 07: Backyard Biology – Hack your plants, extract your DNA, 70’s soapbox saga, build a videocam rocket, and head-mounted water cannon – Link.
  • Home Mycology Lab – Use an off-the-shelf home air purifier to make a laminar flow hood for your own miniature mycology lab. Then use it to culture and grow mushrooms, and to perform other experiments that require a clean-room environment. Page 102.