14-21 January, 2024

Mushroom Cultivation course

Meet Your Facilitators

Jasper Degenaars

The Netherlands

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 10+ years of mushroom growing experience and more than 2,000 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.

Richard Olson


Co-Fungal Facilitator

Richard is a self taught mushroom farmer who started learning about the craft of cultivation in late 2018. Utilizing YouTube university and the websites Shroomery and Mycotopia he was able to learn the ins and outs of growing medicinal, edible, and sacred mushrooms. 

Coming Lake Atitlan Guatemala in 2021 he meet many other mycophiles. It was then he realized his passion for teaching about mushroom cultivation and decided to join the Fungi Academy team. He now works as a teacher and community manager. He also offers personal consultations to support people with their mushroom cultivation endeavors.


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 began to incorporate fungi into her practices and teachings, helping demystify and spread the magic of mushrooms

Maz Alice

maz alice


Sacred Spaceholder

Maz is the co-founder of House of Origins Apothecary, She holds a BA in environmental studies and anthropology, completed the Alchemical Herbalist program at the School of Evolutionary Herbalism, 200hr yYTT, ,and 2 years of Oracle Arts Apprenticeship with the Academy of Oracle Arts.</p>
Maz is a multidisciplinary practitioner using divination, ritual, herbalism, and astrology with her clients. She leads group programs that weave together magic, science and microdosing.Maz is dedicated to weaving deeper relationships between humans, their souls, the earth, and the cosmos.</p>

Limited spots Available!

For an optimal learning experience we have limited the group size to 16 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.

Mushroom Cultivation Course

January 14-21, 2024
$ 1977
  • Complete Cultivation Course
  • Fungal Field Trips
  • 150+ Page Workbook
  • Food & Accommodation Included
  • Fungi Academy Fungiculture Design Certificate
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