MYCOLOGY & CITIZEN SCIENCE august 2017
Raskal Turbeville is an enthusiastic lover, observer, and maker of ecology with a specific focus in the world of fungi. Since relocating from California to Washington he has been immersed in the study and practice of mushroom cultivation, foraging, and appreciation. Raskal’s efforts in the field of mycology involves breaking down the stigma associated with fungi and learning how we can integrate their lessons into our communities. His work consists of permaculture consultation, land management, soil microbiology, compost science, entomology, mushroom cultivation for food, medicine, and remediation, along with facilitating education surrounding these practices. Currently he is involved with the Olympia Mycelial Network and is a partner in Mycouprrhizal, a mycology business and partner in a insect cultivation venture, Entimago.