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Wild Medicinals with Tyler Akabane

This class is for anyone interested in learning more about the medicinal plants and mushrooms of New England.

In this class we will learn about how various wild medicinals are used around the world, what new knowledge has been made with modern technology, and how to find and identify these for your self, either in the wild or In a store/farmers market!


Some medicinals we’ll learn about will be Chaga, reishi , Elderberry, Saint johns wort, cordiceps (perhaps better known as the zombie Mushroom), how Shiitake can help us absorb vitamin D and some Modern (fungal) medicines that helps us stay alive!

Tyler will have examples of different specimen he has collected, as well as different products made from them such as teas, salves, tinctures and more.

Tickets available via Eventbrite.

Any Questions about wild plants and mushrooms in general are welcomed!

About Tyler 

Tyler works with a handful of restaurants in the Boston/Cambridge area (and beyond) selling wild mushrooms and plants. His wild food passion started with Mushrooms, after finding morels on the campus of the school where he was teaching music. The interest then Mushroomed and took over the rest of his life! 

He does walking tours and private events with restaurants or different interest groups.

Check out his Instagram for more about Mushroom, plants, food, and cats!

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