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Orchid cultivation workshop

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$64 – $120

Orchids include the most diverse and highly evolved plants on earth. This event will provide an introduction to orchids, their roles in the ecosystem and all the basics you need in order to cultivate them and their symbiotic fungal partners.

This event will include:

– A presentation on how orchids fit into our ecosystem and their roles as indicator species
– A discussion and breakdown of orchid structure, physiology, pollinatino and associations
– A hands-on workshop on how to isolate symbiotic orchid fungi and sew orchid seeds
– Take home a Pterostylis nutans (Green Hood) orchid

Book early as places are very limited!

Your teacher:

Melvin Xu is a mycologist and orchid enthusiast. He has researched Cordyceps fungi at Melbourne uni and has experience working in land management including with native orchids. He has experience cultivating orchid fungi and currently has several hundred orchids in his collection.

Details

Date:
August 27
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$64 – $120
Event Category:
Website:
http://thq.fyi/se/b44bb824e468

Organiser

Ema Corro
Phone:
0406 508 045
Email:
mycommunity.amllab@gmail.com
Website:
www.myco.org.au

Venue

Mycelium Lab
439 St Georges Rd
Thornbury, Victoria 3340 Australia
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Phone:
0406508045
Website:
www.myco.org.au