17-23 October, 2021

6-day Mushroom Cultivation course

Meet Your Facilitators

Jasper Degenaars


Lead Fungal Facilitator🍄


Jasper is a first-grade mycophile. His love for mushroom cultivation started in the Netherlands after growing his first mushrooms from ‘Sacred Mushroom Grow kits.’ Baffled by the mystery of the process, he set out on a journey to learn more!

With 9+ years of mushroom growing experience and more than 1,000 students taught since 2019, Jasper has set out on a mission to make learning mushroom cultivation Easy, Fun, and Exciting!

This Myconaut did not fit in the traditional academic system, AT ALL. Yet, his thirst for knowledge carried him on a path of life-long learning. With the skillset of a self-taught teacher, he aims to make the art and science of mushroom cultivation accessible to everyone aspiring to be a citizen mycologist.

Karena Beana


Cosmic Community Operator🌌

Karena has been a health blogger and influencer since she was 16. Her passion for wellness started at a young age when her parents grew ill due to poor lifestyle choices. When Instragram first released she jumped on board and decided to take the influencer route. She focused her time and energy into using this platform to spread positive and informative health and wellness tips that she learned through helping heal her parents from chronic diseases and illnesses.

She turned this passion into a career becoming 200hr+ Yoga Teacher, a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach in 2016. As medicinal mushrooms became more popular online, she has started to incorporate fungi into her practices and teachings, helping demystify and spread the magic of mushrooms



Assistant Fungal Facilitators🍄

Tosca & Mareille used to own a small catering company in the Netherlands.

Together they
have been working with nutrition for over 10 years. A few years ago they got infected with
mycophilia and it has become quite progressive ever since. One growkit on the countertop
soon became a stacked mush-room full of gourmet and medicinals and now there is now
way back. Following the principal of each one teach one, they are steadily infecting their
environment with mush love.

Mareille: “Foraging and cultivating mushrooms has reignited my connection with nature and
released my inner nerd. Being able to share this passion with the love of my life, Tosca, is one
of the greatest sparks of joy in my life.”

Tosca: “I feel mushrooms have already taught me many fundamentals for they made me
question everything and therefore made me a more passionate, humble and considerate person along the way. I feel blessed and excited to help spread fungal wisdom.”

Henri Carignan


Assistant Fungal Facilitator🍄

Henri is a self taught mycologist who has been growing mushrooms for the past 4 years. Fungi Academy has influenced him through inspiration and teaching. Henri’s interest in mushrooms comes from a love of the natural world, especially the amazing benefits fungi have for humans and all of the world.

Limited spots Available!

For an optimal learning experience we have limited the group size to 20 students. To assure our limited spots are available to a diverse range of people, we have decided to work with an application form.

After your application has been accepted by the Fungi Academy Family you are able to secure your spot by paying a $500, non-refundable deposit.

The deposit needs to be paid within 7 days of your acceptance before your spot will be given to the person next in line.

6-Day Cultivation Course

October 17-23, 2021
$ 1277
  • Complete Cultivation Course
  • Fungal Field Trips
  • 150+ Page Workbook
  • Food & Accomodation included
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