The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Mushroom log action

  mushroom log detail montage

I upgraded the beer can from last year's wax melting kit with this bigger and stronger tin can. I also improved the heating process by using a hot water bath as seen in the photo. This allowed for much better control and a safer place to rest the can while we drilled the next round of holes for the new oyster mushroom logs.



Anna Hess's books
Want more in-depth information? Browse through our books.

Or explore more posts by date or by subject.

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.



Want to be notified when new comments are posted on this page? Click on the RSS button after you add a comment to subscribe to the comment feed, or simply check the box beside "email replies to me" while writing your comment.


How exciting! I just got to try morels at a friend's house over the weekend. First time and I'm completely addicted! Oysters are a favorite, too. :)
Comment by Eliza Mon Feb 22 19:15:40 2010
I assume your morels were dried or frozen from last year? So far, oysters seem to be the very tastiest, but we're still very young in our mushroom explorations. :-)
Comment by anna Mon Feb 22 19:33:25 2010





profile counter myspace



Powered by Branchable Wiki Hosting.