Tuesday, October 20

October diary has been updated

Our plot neighbours talked us into growing some mushrooms this year – not the common variety that grows quickly and prolifically but something that presents more of a challenge - shitake for us and lion’s mane and oyster varieties for them. We each received short pieces of dowel impregnated with the appropriate spores. These had to be embedded into sections of freshly cut, damp logs. Now it is just a matter of waiting for what could be quite a long time.
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2 comments:

  1. I love shitake and oyster mushrooms and have always wondered if they would grow well...I can't wait to see how you get on with them...it might give me some inspiration to try myself if it goes well....please update reguarly

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  2. Has anyone had any success with growing any of these mushrooms? - I really hope so!

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