Post-Symposium Intensive

Mushroom Medicine:

Updates & Inpiration for Herbalists


Monday, October 7, 2024

9:30 to 4:30 p.m. 

Some topics require time. That's why we're devoting an entire day to medicinal mushrooms. Join two top mycologists, Christopher Hobbs and Robert Rogers, for Mushroom Medicine: Updates and Inspiration for Herbalists on Monday, October 7, 2024, from 9:30 to 4:30 p.m. 

Cost is $125. This class will be live-streamed. 

If you'll be joining us in person, click here to register. 

For Virtual access, click here

Medicinal Mushroom Intensive with Christopher Hobbs, Ph.D. and Robert Rogers RH(AHG). Embark on a fascinating journey through the world of fungi with two renowned mushroom experts, Dr. Christopher Hobbs, Ph.D. and Robert Rogers, RH(AHG). Their extensive knowledge and experience make this a unique opportunity to delve into mushrooms! 

This comprehensive class teaches about the health benefits of popular medicinal mushroom species. Based on traditional use and current research, we'll explore:

  • How mushrooms, including reishi, turkey tail, lion's mane, chaga, shiitake, and others, can transform your diet into a nutritional powerhouse. 
  • What we know about the vitamins, minerals, high-quality protein, and microbiome-supporting pre-biotic fiber found in mushrooms
  • Research about some of the top mushroom species' immune regulation, anti-inflammatory activity, memory enhancement, and anti-aging properties.
  • Tips for adding mushrooms to your diet to slow aging, reduce chronic inflammation, maintain a healthy immune response and create a healthy gut biome, which can benefit mood, cognition, digestion, elimination and more.
  • Recipes for making dried tea powders from various well-researched species.


By the end of this class, you'll be inspired to incorporate mushrooms into your life and your practice and be able to choose the best, most effective mushroom products.


Your Instructors for Medicinal Mushrooms

Dr. Christopher Hobbs, RH(AHG), is a highly respected herbalist and mycologist with a wealth of experience. His 40 years of work as a licensed acupuncturist, herbal clinician, research scientist, and consultant to the dietary supplement industry, along with his authorship of over 20 books and numerous articles, make him a trusted source of information.

Robert Dale Rogers, RH(AHG), has been a teacher and clinician for over 50 years. He is the author of The Fungal Pharmacy and Medicinal Mushrooms: The Human Clinical Trials and more than 60 other books. His next book on medicinal lichens will be released in December 2024. In addition, he teaches herbal and mushroom medicine at two universities and is an Herbal Elder of Canada. 

Attendance at this session is required to earn a Botanical Support in Aging Certificate. For details, click here.