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Easy oyster mushroom stump propagation

stump for mushroom cultivation

Step 1. Drill twelve 3/4 inch holes in our new magnolia stump.

Step 2. Carefully cram mycelium impregnated cardboard into the holes.

Step 3. Seal up holes with melted bees wax.

Step 4. Don't forget to check on stump in about 9 months.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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Great shots!
Comment by maggie Tue Oct 5 16:06:43 2010
Trust Mark to put in pictures of people rather than the boring shots of spawn I plan to post. :-)
Comment by anna Tue Oct 5 16:32:39 2010

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