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New vertical mushroom inoculation technique for box elder stump

new vertical innoculation technique


We recently cut down this box elder tree to make room for chicken pasture number 5 and thought the stump would make a good home for our cardboard propagated mycelium.

Making vertical grooves took about half as much time compared to drilling holes, and sealing it up with bees wax was a bit easier thanks to the effect of gravity.

Now we wait and wait some more. It might take a year or more for the first mushroom to pop out.



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