Three FUNgal Games with Professor Sporadicus (60 min.)
Session I – Thursday, 2:30 pm
Learn about fungal biology in three simple, hands-on, collaborative outdoor games: get digested by a Spitzenkörper, join other spores to form a dikaryotic mycelial web, and then help make a giant mushroom!
Cultivating Continuity: Managing a Mushroom Culture Library
(60 min.) Session II – Thursday, 4:00 pm
Learn some useful tips and tricks for building, maintaining and managing a mushroom culture library, including the basics of breeding, preventing senescence, backup and storage techniques, tracking codes and some reflections on the future of decentralized fungal genetics exchange.
Mycoculture Panel (60 min.)
Session VII – Saturday, 9:45 am
How to Make Liquid Culture (60 min.)
Session XI – Sunday, 9:45 am
Learn a simple, reliable and affordable technique for quickly producing large quantities of dense, vigorous liquid culture for mushroom cultivation.
The Sporechain: A Radically Decentralized Gene Bank and Seed Library (90 min.)
Session XII – Sunday, 2:00 pm
Discover the Sporechain, a giant catalog of life on Earth, modeled on mycelium, leveraging new open-source technology to track the world’s biodiversity, collectively verify the work, and facilitate an exchange-based community of scientists, hobbyists and gardeners.