Fun with Fungi 2012
Gouger Street ETSA stage
Did you know that mushrooms are neither fruit nor vegetable? So what makes them so special? This winter RiAus warmed you up at the Central Market Gouger St kitchen with cooking demonstrations showcasing fabulous mushrooms with Gill Joschke from Girls with nothing better to do!.
Nutritionally fungi are a great source of vitamins and minerals, and a serve of mushrooms will do wonders for your health. Nutritionist Karma Pearce from UniSA answered all your foodie questions. Our mushroom experts were on hand to bust the myths and showed you some examples of wild fungi.
Watch a video with images and interviews from the day:
Listen to the extended interview with mycologist Dr Teresa Lebel from the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne:
View pictures from the evening:
In association with the Australian Mushroom Growers Association