Turkey Tail Stacks

Turkey Tail Stacks

Crazy!  We inoculated these stacks more than 3 years ago.  They did nothing and we thought they were dead. Shock of all shocks, they started growing Turkey Tails this summer! Trametes versicolor. We got so much rain and obviously these stacks liked that.Certainly not...
Update on new stacks from this spring

Update on new stacks from this spring

The blue and pearl oyster stacks that were build this spring are doing very well!  We’ve had an incredible amount of rain since it quit snowing.  (It did snow in the middle of June – rained before and hasn’t stopped raining since!)The “cake...
Winter came and stayed…

Winter came and stayed…

We kept hoping that it might warm up!  The snow arrived at the beginning of September and refuses to leave. We did heat our fungi greenhouse for 4 weeks and finally decided to “pull the plug!”  The water tank has been drained, the pipes blown out and and...
Shaggy Mane – new pile

Shaggy Mane – new pile

We had some extra Shaggy Mane sawdust spawn in the inoculation room.  We put the sawdust spawn into plain cardboard boxes and buried them in a new compost pile that we have. Next year, we’ll check and see if the mycelium has made it into the...

Reishi – Outdoor experiment

We decided to try something we saw in a photo one time…  buried Reishi sawdust spawn! We created a bit of a trench, covered it with compost (the ground is clay) and then the top is a mixture of compost/hardwood wood chips. We’ll see what...
More progress on fruiting greenhouse

More progress on fruiting greenhouse

The front boardwalk has been built!  We still need to build a ramp. The holding water tank has been installed.  We will be pumping rain water into this tank.  This tank will fill a tote inside the greenhouse.  The fog is created from the tote. Some shelving has been...

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