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Myco Immersion #2: Basics of Mushroom Growing

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcome to the Myco Immersion #2 event.

Please be on time for this event; we will start at 7 PM, and we have the space for a limited time.

Notes: This is an accessible venue.
Admission: $10 – $20 per person, sliding scale. This is a different kind of event for PPS, as you can determine from the following agenda. A work-exchange is available; contact the Host if interested.


“Psilocybin Mushrooms in 2019” will be presented by Jordan Weiss at 7 PM. There will be a fifteen minute Q and A.

At 8 PM, we will have a low-tech mushroom cultivation demonstration by Tori Armbrust.

From 8:30-9:00 PM the Myco Vendors Market will have locally-mademycologically-based products for sample and sale.

About Jordan W:

“The first time I read about mushrooms was in 1979 — when I successfully identified Chlorophyllum moldybites — the “Green-Spored Parasol” mushrooms growing on our lawn in Reseda, California.

After years of observing, identifying, photographing mushrooms in the field, and reading about them, I began to develop an interest in how they could be implemented into our outdoor grow spaces and more importantly, how people / students of all ages-could learn about these hands-on, easily transferable, low-tech methods and protocols.

I am a self-taught, knowledgeable amateur mycologist and have been a member of the Oregon Mycological Society since 2007. In 2004, I started giving presentations, demonstrations and installations that implicate low-tech mycology into the various ecological niches in our backyards, communities and damaged habitats.

I am a self-taught, knowledgeable, amateur mycologist and I have been a member of the Oregon Mycological Society since 2007. I have been giving presentations, demonstrations, and installations that implicate low-tech mycology into the various ecological niches in our backyards, communities, and damaged habitats for the past twelve years. A few of us have been meeting in St Helens at the Columbia Soil & Water Conservation District on the fourth Thursday of the month, from 6-8pm, to discuss how to create a mycological presence in Columbia County. These meetings are FREE and open to the public, and the next one is on
September 27th. Please email jordansmushrooms@gmail.com for a meeting agenda.

“31 Mushrooms of Portland, Oregon” is a current project, and I will be offering three new presentations on mycology this fall. Please visit my blog jordansmushrooms.blogspot.com ; updates are on the last Friday of the month.”

–Jordan W.

Jordan’s Biography

Jordan Weiss has been “Bemushroomed” since 1979. He is a self- described, knowledgeable, amateur mycologist, having spent countless hours in the field, reading hundreds of books, papers and articles. and attending mycology workshops.

Over the last 11 years, he has taught a variety of hands-on, low- tech mushroom cultivation skills in Oregon (Village Building Convergences), Washington (First Radical Mycology Convergence), Colorado (Telluride Mushroom Festival), and North Carolina (Permaculture gathering).

As a member of the Oregon Mycological Society (OMS) for the last
eight years, he has assisted with ID forays, ID table at general meetings,
cultivation workshops, and a presentation on Mycoremediation at the
2015 Fall show.

He believes that mushrooms are the most effective tool in the remediators
tool kit for the mitigation of polluted lands, also known as Brownfields.

In Oregon, there are over 9,000 of these community liabilities and, with
the remediation of each one, comes a sense of community empowerment
that few actions and practices can match.

Mycotechnology, along with other renewable, remediative technologies, i.e. phytotechnology (Plants), bioremediation (Microbes), are making it possible for local-groups to learn these powerful, on-the-ground methods of dealing with industrial pollution.

-Jordan W.


February 27
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Portland Psychedelic Society


Sunnyside Community House
3520 SE Yamhill St
Portland, OR 97214 US
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