Welcome to the South African Gourmet Mushroom Academy®

A Powerful Educational Infrastructure Built on a Sense of Responsibility

Mushroom Courses

Cape Connoisseur Champignons (Pty) Ltd trading as the South African Gourmet Mushroom Academy® is the leading mushroom training and awareness provider in the Southern Hemisphere with a presence in key markets in Africa, Europe and Hong Kong, serving companies as well as individuals.

With its modern training and marketing approach, the independent company offers a full portfolio of exotic and wild mushroom-related services, solutions and products, ranging from courses and events to distance education via e-Learning or correspondence.

South African Gourmet Mushroom Academy® educates and enlightens thousands since 2005 and is part of the global Mycotourism concept, which delivers mushroom-based activities through a workforce of networking. Headquartered in Cape Town, the company supports environmental initiatives through education.

  • The only company worldwide providing mushroom education on a weekly basis, focussing on individuals rather than large groups. Read more about our South African, Namibian or International Mushroom Training Courses by clicking on the links on the right
  • See our Distance Education (e-Learning or Correspondence) section for various Mushroom Cultivation (Small-Scale; Entrepreneurial; Commercial) or Wild Mushroom Identification (Introductory; Intermediate; Advanced) options
  • Read more about our Mushroom Consulting services