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Mushroom Immersion

Are you curious about the fungal world?

Do you aspire to be a mushroom forager?  Or are you longing to incorporate medicinal mushrooms into your life?

Are you curious about the mycelial web linking the the trees in our forests together allowing them to communicate?

Do you want to know how to cook wild mushrooms?

Then the Upcoming Mushroom Immersion is Perfect for You

Mushroom Immersion: A Deep Journey with the Fungal World
Live 6 Week Video Series

In this 7 part, Zoom-style course, herbalist and authors Liz Neves and Nate Summers, will lead a deep immersion into the world of the wise beings of the plant bys sharing how to tap into your intuition, awareness, through deep connection practices.  We will be joined by two amazing expert guest instructors (see below!) 

During the course, we will dive deeply into the world of plants, herbalism, plant communication, energetic connections with plants, dreaming, ceremony, and plant spirit medicine.  All of the teachings will be presented in a holistic way and there will be plenty of storytelling, questions and answers, reflections, feedback, and opportunities to share. 


Each week participants will be given multiple take-home exercises to deepen their connection to nature and start with their own Plant Spirit  journey. 


Ultimately, this course will provide a foundation to deepen your own path in these arts for the rest of you life.

All classes will be recorded and available for your viewing convenience! 


Zoom conference calls

Wednesdays 10 AM-11:30 PST

Every week for 8 weeks


Recordings available!

Early Bird: $227

General: $277
Starting May 27th

Session 1: What is Plant Spirit Medicine? Foundations

Session 2:  Plant Energetics and Communicating

Session 3:  Honoring the Plants through Ceremonies and Offerings

Session 4:  Singing, Dreaming, and Co-creating with the Plants

Session 5:  Flower Essences: Guest Instructor 1

Session 6:  Plants as Oracles: Guest Instructor 2

Session 7:  Wrapping the Bundle and Review

Each week an email will go out to participants with a summary of what we covered, access to a video link of the class, and exercises to practice and do.

At the end of the course, participants will be given permanent links to all of the class material including the ability to download a PDF of relevant info, and summary of what has been covered!

Instructional Team

Liz Neves
Lead Instructor


Liz Neves is an herbal educator, dream guide, reiki & healing drum practitioner, mama, and student of life. She is a bridge who opens portals to the plant realms, empowering you to deepen your relationship with the healing plants. This alignment with the wisdom and medicine of the plant spirits opens the way to deeper intimacy with your self and the Universe. 


Liz is the author of Northeast Medicinal Plants: Identify, Harvest, and Use 111 Wild Herbs for Health and Wellness (Timber Press).



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Lead Instructor

Nate Summers is the author of Primal: Why We Long to Be Wild and Free and Awakening Fire: The Essential Guide to Flame, Ignition, and Wood.  Nate has served as a faculty member at the Wilderness Awareness School, the Desert Institute of Healing Arts, and the Asian Institute of Medical Studies.  He practiced Chinese Medicine in a clinical setting for over 10 years and  has taught survival skills, ethnobotany, herbal medicine and natural movement to people all over the country and all over the world.


Guest Instructors
Dana O' Driscoll 

Dana O’Driscoll spent most of her childhood in the wooded hills of the Laurel Highland region of Pennsylvania, making mud pies, building brush cabins, and eating berries. Thankfully, little has changed, and she can still be found practicing permaculture, wildcrafting, and natural arts and is often covered with paint, dirt, or both. Dana is committed to working with the living earth as an animist druid, listening to the voices of the trees, and hearing the song of the mountains. Dana is a certified permaculture designer and permaulcture teacher and practices regenerative living on her five-acre homestead. Dana currently serves as the Grand Archdruid of the AODA and is an Ollave Adept in AODA.  She is also a druid-grade graduate of the Order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids and was the OBOD’s 2018 Mount Haemus scholar for her work on the bardic arts. Dana is the author of Sacred Actions: Living the Wheel of the Year through Earth-Centered Sustainable Practices (Red Feather, 2021) and is the author/illustrator of the Tarot of Trees, Plant Spirit Oracle, and TreeLore Oracle. Her writings on druidry, plants, and permaculture can be found at The Druid’s Garden ( 


Instagram @druidsgardenart


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