Alabama Wild Mushroom Certification Exam
After purchasing, within 48 hours you will receive an email with instructions on how to take your online certification exam. This email will include a unique link that will allow you to register and take your exam only once. Do not register until you are ready to take the exam. You will only have one chance to take the exam. If you don't pass, you'll need to purchase another exam link. Under no circumstances will we send a replacement link. Refunds are not available for the manual or the exam.
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Alabama state law requires that wild mushrooms be identified by a certified expert before they are sold. This course contains all the material needed to certify an expert in this field in compliance with federal and state regulations. This is the only training course approved by Alabama Health officials.
Our Wild Mushroom Training Course provides a complete self-lead certification process for wild mushroom identification experts to facilitate the sustainable and safe commercial harvest and sale of wild mushrooms.
At the completion of this course, students will have a strong understanding of all common mushrooms found in Alabama that are allowed for commercial sale and will also know how to identify toxic look-a-likes that may be confused with edible species.
The course will enable students to make safe and informed decisions about wild mushroom purchase and consumption.
Important topics covered are:
- Illness information
- Mushroom Identification
- Regulatory requirements
- Harvesting and Handling practices
Additional resources are also provided.
The certification manual contains numerous full color photographs to aid in identification, including pictures of each mushroom covered in the certification exam and their toxic look-a-likes. The course also includes information on all the most common illnesses caused by the consumption of wild mushrooms and much more. The certification manual is not required in order to take the certification exam, but we strongly recommend that you read it. The certification exam is directly related to the manual. Click here to get your certification manual.
The certification manual and exam are available as a bundle for a reduced price. Click here to get the bundle.
Please allow 1-2 weeks to receive your certification manual in the mail as we are experiencing a high volume of orders.