MMS Mushroom Certification Class II
Complete this 6-hour class to earn the certification needed to sell wild-foraged mushrooms to commercial establishments and the public (see MDA’s wild mushroom foraging page for more info). Space is limited to 35 attendees!
Please note: AS OF JULY 3, THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL.
This class will cover:
-Hen of the Woods, Sheepshead or Maitake
-Hericium species (many common names)
You’ll learn the basics of mushroom identification, and how to collect, store and transport your finds. Important information about edibility concerns and dangerous/inedible mushrooms will also be shared. This certification is required to sell wild mushrooms to food establishments in Minnesota.
Note: The MMS conducts two mushroom certification classes annually for edible mushroom foraging. The other class held in early spring covers Morels, Chanterelles, Black Trumpet, and Sulphur Shelf.