New fridge!

New fridge!

We are super excited for our new fridge! We’ve been talking about it forever and it finally arrived.  It’s all setup and organized!  We now have more space to store grain spawn. It should help us with processing orders more quickly! (Although remember...
Look what we found!  Shaggy Mane

Look what we found! Shaggy Mane

Look what we found in the garden!  Very excited.  We have added this species to our “local Alberta” culture bank!  It might take a couple of years to fully test it. Coprinus comatus here we...
Contaminated petri

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...
Young Agrarians at work…

Young Agrarians at work…

The other day I was doing lab work and wearing my new Young Agrarians t-shirt!  Super comfy t-shirt!  Than you Dana Penrice for hooking me up.  Glad the word “young” is quite...
Lab changes! More flow space

Lab changes! More flow space

It seems like flow hoods are replicating in the dark!First – we started with a small flow hood – 24″ x 12″Then, Kwesi built the next one 24″ x 24″Then, Kwesi built another one!  24″ x 24″Then, we purchased a used flow...
Petri from spores

Petri from spores

We’ve been having some fun with spore prints. We collected spore prints from a variety of mushrooms…We then put a few onto a petri to see what happens!  After the first petri, we usually cut out the best looking mycelium to put onto a second...

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