• Single w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $2,027.00
  • Single w/ensuite – CAD $1,907.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,647.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $3,198.00
  • Couple w/ensuite – CAD $2,958.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom – CAD $2,718.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront – CAD $1,599.00
  • Twin w/ensuite – CAD $1,479.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,359.00
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,127.00
  • Male Dorm – CAD $1,127.00
  • Mixed Dorm – CAD $1,127.00
  • Commuter – CAD $977.00

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on Oct 13
Ends with lunch on Oct 17

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $595 CAD

Package Price: $1,127 - $2,027 CAD / 4 nights. Includes tuition, room, all meals, and Hollyhock activities (depends on accommodation choice). Taxes and fees are additional. A $395 deposit is required at registration, with the balance due on your departure day.

Scholarships: Full and partial scholarships are available based on financial need. We prioritize Indigenous people, people of colour, people who identify as LGBTQ2IA+, youth, elders, and those who can articulate how their Hollyhock experience will support positive impact in their life and communities. A $195 refundable deposit is required (please contact us if you are unable to pay this deposit). Apply within your registration form.

Health & Safety: Learn more about our Covid-19 policies and procedures here.

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Wild Mushrooms & the Mycology of Consciousness

With Paul Stamets, D.Sc (Hon.)

October 13 - 17, 2021

Program is fully booked

This program is full. Please join the waitlist. 

Save the world, one mushroom at a time. Fungi, particularly mushrooms, offer powerful, practical solutions to enhance both human and ecosystem health.

Through lecture, discussion, and foraging:

  • Learn easy-to-grow cultivation methods using a hands-on approach.
  • Gain the skills to identify at least twenty-five species of mushroom, both wild and cultivated.
  • Delve into fungi’s historic and contemporary uses as food and medicine.
  • Learn the secrets of cooking and preserving these delectable treats, as well as how to process them into fibre.
  • Discuss the evolution of mushrooms in ecosystems and the crucial roles fungi play in destroying pollutants and up-channelling nutrients for the benefit of other organisms in the biosphere.

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Wild Mushrooms & the Mycology of Consciousness, October 4-8, 2021 with Paul Stamets. D. Sc (Hon.)


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Special Cancellation Fee

Due to the popularity of this program, registrants who cancel after July 31, 2021 will forfeit their full deposit.

Terms & Conditions

You may find our regular terms & conditions here. However, the Special Cancellation Fee (above) will apply for this program. 


Paul Stamets, D.Sc (Hon.)
Paul Stamets, D.Sc (Hon.), is the founder of Fungi Perfecti and Host Defense Organic Mushrooms, and has been a dedicated mycologist of 40+ years. He has written six books and pioneered countless techniques in the field of edible and functional food mushroom cultivation. Two of his books, Growing Gourmet & Medicinal Mushrooms and The Mushroom Cultivator have been heralded as the ‘bibles’ of the mushroom industry. His latest book, Mycelium Running, How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World, has propelled to the world stage his vision of using mushrooms to help save ecosystems and improve population health. Paul has received numerous awards and honours for his…
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