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October meeting- William Padilla-Brown: Cordyceps Breeding
October 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Founder of MycoSymbiotics, William Padilla-Brown is a social entrepreneur, citizen scientist, mycologist, amateur ‘phychologist’, urban shaman, writer, you-tube vlogger, contributing editor for Fungi mag, researcher, poet, and father. William holds Permaculture Design Certificates acquired through Susquehanna Permaculture and NGOZI. William is leading the country in the field of Cordyceps cultivation. William regularly teaches at mushrooms clubs around the country, festivals, Agricultural conferences, and more.
Cordyceps Breeding: A task only a few in North America are attempting. We will go from forest to lab to farm following the genetic voyage of wild cordyceps, ascospore isolation, DNA testing, breeding, and expression analysis to create the best fruiting strains!