Reminder: Edmonds Floretum Garden Club to offer ‘Magnificient Mycelium’ program Jan. 24

Ruth Idunn

Edmonds’ Floretum Garden Club’s January meeting will explore “Magnificent Mycelium: A deeper look into the symbiotic relationship between plants and fungi.” The meeting starts at 11:15 a.m. Monday, Jan. 24 via Zoom. Attendees will learn about the use of mycorrhizal fungi, gardening with edible mushrooms, and how fungal sugars may benefit bees.

Speaker Ruth Idunn is an educator with Fungi Perfecti, a family-owned business in Olympia.  She specializes in mycorrhizae and beneficial fungi.  The company is dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and medicinal mushrooms. In business since 1980, they have been instrumental in developing new technologies and markets for gourmet mushrooms throughout the world. 

The meeting is open to the public. For the Zoom link, email This meeting will not be posted on Floretum’s YouTube channel, so you’ll need to catch it live.

Find out more about Floretum at The club is the largest and oldest club in Edmonds, this year celebrating its 100th anniversary.

2 Replies to “Reminder: Edmonds Floretum Garden Club to offer ‘Magnificient Mycelium’ program Jan. 24”

  1. 11:15 PM? Is this the night owl / insomnia club faction? Seriously, just checking,because I’d like to be on the call. I saw mushrooms like these in the woods, didn’t know what they were, and was afraid that they might be poisonous for my dog.


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