Outdoor versus indoor

Outdoor versus indoor

The mushrooms grown outside are darker and aren’t as fragile as the mushrooms we grow in the greenhouse. It’s fun to see the differences!  These are blue...
So many Wine Caps!

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...
Pearl Oyster Stack

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:...
Wine Cap – made it through winter

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 bounce on...
Poplar Wood Chips

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 available....

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