Future Mushrooms

I’ve decided to try my hand at growing mushrooms. I don’t care for them, but I do like gardening challenges. This oak, a fine specimen save for the fact that it was too close to the house, will hopefully provide the ideal…what? Host? Substrate? Anyhow, I dropped it and cut it into 4′ lengths, and stacked the logs for a curing period of two or three weeks…

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…per the instructions that came with the the plug spawn.

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I’ve got reishi, maitake, shitake in the fridge, and lion’s mane and pearl oyster on the way.

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