So many Wine Caps!

So many Wine Caps this spring!  Four of our "pathways" made it through the winter.  2 did not.  We added new wood chips this spring.  Here's one day's harvest.  We've been drying them to enjoy later in the winter.

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Pearl Oyster Stack

Pearl Oyster stack!  We made this one last spring and it decided to fruit with all the rain.  We caught the mushrooms quite early so no insects!Here's how we build them: https://www.fungiakuafo.com/library/log-stacks/

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Parcels being mailed out

Whole bunch of parcels ready to be mailed out! If we ever expand the "mushroom" buildings, we really need to build a space just to put together parcels...  Right now, it takes us way too long!  We also try really hard to reuse boxes and packing materials...

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Wine Cap – made it through winter

We added hardwood wood chips to this space between garden beds last year.  We got a few Wine Cap (King Stropharia/Stropharia rugoso-annulata) in the fall.We checked on the area last week (snow is gone now!) and it's solid mycelium.  You could probably...

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Poplar Wood Chips

We are completely unable to contain our excitement...We have tried to source fresh hardwood wood chips (from healthy trees, after the sap is running but before they leaf out) for several years - and we finally have this tiny window of having them...

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Contaminated petri

We often get asked "how do you know something is contaminated?"  And our answer is always - oh, you'll know!Here's an example of a contaminated petri dish.  See - you know!

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