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Mushrooms: Propagating and Raising Shiitakes and Oysters

We started our edible mushroom colony by buying plugs to put in logs. Recently, we've started expanding our mushrooms on soaked cardboard and are experimenting with morels and King Stropharia in addition to oysters and shiitakes.

Hidden shitake treasure
Posted Mon Oct 20 16:18:59 2014 by mark
A singular morel
Posted Wed Apr 30 16:10:34 2014 by mark
Stimulating delicious growth
Posted Thu Oct 24 16:03:57 2013 by mark
Lion's mane mushroom
Posted Fri Oct 18 08:06:38 2013 by Anna
Wild-mushroom-and-basil pesto
Posted Wed Sep 4 07:48:50 2013 by Anna
Why jam won't gel
Posted Tue Aug 20 07:02:25 2013 by Anna
The Pocket Guide to Wild Mushrooms
Posted Sat Jul 27 08:14:45 2013 by Anna
Update on gash inoculation method
Posted Sat Apr 20 07:50:22 2013 by Anna
Choosing the right drill for mushroom inoculation
Posted Wed Apr 17 07:24:45 2013 by Anna
New mushroom logs
Posted Wed Apr 3 16:05:37 2013 by mark
Shitake mushroom log preparation
Posted Fri Mar 8 15:53:26 2013 by mark
Windfall
Posted Mon Feb 25 07:58:57 2013 by Anna
How to tell when a mushroom is ripe
Posted Fri Dec 14 07:47:30 2012 by Anna
Inoculated magnolia stump update
Posted Tue Dec 11 15:26:34 2012 by mark
Decoding winter chorus frog message
Posted Thu Dec 6 15:01:53 2012 by mark
Wild bounty harvest
Posted Sun Nov 25 14:30:23 2012 by mark
Predicting when mushroom logs will fruit?
Posted Thu Nov 1 15:38:37 2012 by mark
Low work edible mushroom cultivation
Posted Sun Oct 7 07:54:16 2012 by Anna
Holzer's easy mushroom cultivation
Posted Fri Mar 2 12:00:36 2012 by Anna
March Weekend Homesteader
Posted Mon Feb 20 10:00:28 2012 by Anna
How long does old firewood last?
Posted Fri Jan 20 08:11:13 2012 by Anna
Mushrooms in January
Posted Thu Jan 12 08:22:07 2012 by Anna
Recreating the bounty of the wild
Posted Fri Dec 2 08:06:49 2011 by Anna
Oyster mushroom resiliency
Posted Fri Nov 25 08:56:00 2011 by Anna
First fruit from homegrown mushroom spawn
Posted Wed Nov 23 07:41:18 2011 by Anna
Low tech grain spawn failure
Posted Mon Nov 7 07:35:59 2011 by Anna
Shitake and oyster log flush
Posted Fri Nov 4 16:58:11 2011 by mark
Low tech oyster grain spawn
Posted Sun Oct 23 08:41:21 2011 by Anna
Mushroom rafts = Dirty fungi
Posted Tue Oct 18 07:39:09 2011 by Anna
Mushroom stump and totem results
Posted Wed Sep 14 07:52:02 2011 by Anna
Alternative method for soaking mushroom logs
Posted Sun Sep 11 15:18:36 2011 by mark
Using the whole buffalo
Posted Thu Apr 14 08:08:19 2011 by Anna
New vertical mushroom inoculation technique for box elder stump
Posted Wed Apr 13 17:08:35 2011 by mark
Ebooks on the way
Posted Tue Apr 12 12:00:50 2011 by Anna
Mushroom harvest
Posted Fri Mar 25 08:41:08 2011 by Anna
Mycoremediation
Posted Fri Mar 18 12:00:56 2011 by Anna
Best mushroom species to grow at home
Posted Thu Mar 17 12:00:52 2011 by Anna
Morel and King Stropharia beds
Posted Wed Mar 16 12:00:53 2011 by Anna
Mushroom rafts and totems
Posted Tue Mar 15 12:00:49 2011 by Anna
Low tech mushroom cultivation
Posted Mon Mar 14 13:00:34 2011 by Anna
Inky cap mushrooms in the garden
Posted Sun Mar 13 08:49:52 2011 by Anna
Top 13 forest garden species
Posted Thu Mar 10 12:00:24 2011 by Anna
First spring mushrooms
Posted Tue Mar 8 08:15:11 2011 by Anna
Morel hunting and cultivation tips from Mushroom Mountain
Posted Mon Mar 7 16:47:20 2011 by mark
Mushroom Mountain
Posted Sun Mar 6 20:14:19 2011 by mark
Spores in the pollen basket
Posted Wed Feb 2 07:44:38 2011 by Anna
Home-scale edible mushroom experiments
Posted Fri Dec 31 12:00:33 2010 by Anna
What's ripe in the garden in December
Posted Sun Dec 5 06:00:37 2010 by Anna
Oyster mushrooms in the firewood
Posted Mon Nov 29 08:03:15 2010 by Anna
Talking mushroom tree
Posted Wed Nov 3 17:49:14 2010 by mark
First frost and holiday musings
Posted Mon Oct 18 07:01:46 2010 by Anna
Home-propagated oyster mushroom spawn
Posted Wed Oct 6 08:01:27 2010 by Anna
Easy oyster mushroom stump propagation
Posted Tue Oct 5 15:36:42 2010 by mark
Broccoli and mushroom omelet recipe
Posted Mon Oct 4 07:36:37 2010 by Anna
Wild oyster mushroom notes
Posted Sun Sep 26 16:07:04 2010 by mark
King Stropharia identification
Posted Thu Sep 9 08:01:14 2010 by Anna
Forest garden islands are easy
Posted Fri May 28 12:00:25 2010 by Anna
Volunteer mushrooms
Posted Mon May 3 06:55:01 2010 by Anna
Growing mushrooms on stumps
Posted Sun Apr 11 07:36:18 2010 by Anna
Mycoremediation with King Stropharia
Posted Wed Mar 10 07:44:07 2010 by Anna
Turkey tails
Posted Sat Feb 27 08:52:26 2010 by Anna
Mushroom wax melting update
Posted Thu Feb 25 15:56:59 2010 by mark
Mushroom log soaking station
Posted Tue Feb 23 15:45:49 2010 by mark
Choosing oyster mushroom logs
Posted Tue Feb 23 07:50:06 2010 by Anna
Mushroom log action
Posted Mon Feb 22 17:08:09 2010 by mark
Mushroom log soaking pool collapse
Posted Sun Feb 21 17:26:02 2010 by mark
Morel cultivation
Posted Tue Feb 16 07:30:41 2010 by Anna
What's new in the garden in 2010?
Posted Sat Jan 30 07:33:30 2010 by Anna
The allure of mulch
Posted Wed Jan 27 08:48:23 2010 by Anna
How to initiate mushroom fruiting
Posted Fri Jan 22 12:00:07 2010 by Anna
Inoculation paths for mushroom cultivation
Posted Thu Jan 21 12:00:14 2010 by Anna
Sterilizing and pasteurizing mushroom substrates
Posted Wed Jan 20 12:00:12 2010 by Anna
Substrates for mushroom cultivation
Posted Tue Jan 19 12:00:16 2010 by Anna
Growing mushrooms indoors and outdoors
Posted Mon Jan 18 12:00:17 2010 by Anna
Can growing mushrooms be as easy as a worm bin?
Posted Fri Jan 15 12:00:06 2010 by Anna
Growing and expanding spawn
Posted Thu Jan 14 12:00:16 2010 by Anna
Tips for cloning mushrooms
Posted Wed Jan 13 12:00:16 2010 by Anna
King Stropharia mushrooms in permaculture
Posted Tue Jan 12 12:00:24 2010 by Anna
Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms
Posted Mon Jan 11 12:00:14 2010 by Anna
Mushroom cultivation tip jar
Posted Sun Nov 29 16:36:49 2009 by mark
Mushroom farm secrets part 2
Posted Sat Nov 28 18:54:34 2009 by mark
Mushroom farm secrets
Posted Fri Nov 27 17:16:24 2009 by mark
Expanding the oyster mushrooms
Posted Fri Nov 27 08:56:57 2009 by Anna
Mushroom propagation success
Posted Tue Nov 10 07:36:02 2009 by Anna
Propagating oyster mushrooms
Posted Mon Nov 2 07:09:41 2009 by Anna
First flush of oyster mushrooms
Posted Sat Oct 24 10:58:39 2009 by Anna
Autumn, then winter
Posted Mon Oct 19 08:33:52 2009 by Anna
Shiitakes and the food pyramid
Posted Fri Aug 7 08:25:31 2009 by Anna
7.0 amp Skil drill review
Posted Sun Jul 12 18:23:35 2009 by Mark
Soaking the shiitakes
Posted Wed May 13 08:00:39 2009 by Anna
Mycelium salvation?
Posted Wed May 6 18:22:43 2009 by Mark
Dry land fish
Posted Wed Apr 15 09:13:05 2009 by Anna
How to Cultivate Edible Mushrooms for Free, Part 5
Posted Fri Mar 20 12:08:36 2009 by Anna
How to Cultivate Edible Mushrooms for Free, Part 4
Posted Thu Mar 19 11:59:29 2009 by Anna
How to Cultivate Edible Mushrooms for Free, Part 3
Posted Wed Mar 18 11:48:44 2009 by Anna
How to Cultivate Edible Mushrooms for Free, Part 2
Posted Tue Mar 17 08:34:24 2009 by Anna
How to Cultivate Edible Mushrooms For Free, Part 1
Posted Mon Mar 16 11:54:49 2009 by Anna
Bonus plugs
Posted Tue Feb 24 18:33:45 2009 by Mark
Recording Mushroom Logs
Posted Wed Feb 18 08:01:29 2009 by Anna
Wax in a can
Posted Tue Feb 17 17:13:35 2009 by Mark
Spade drill bit
Posted Fri Feb 13 17:17:54 2009 by Mark
Shiitake innoculation
Posted Fri Feb 13 08:36:12 2009 by Anna
Preparing for your mushrooms --- cutting logs
Posted Wed Feb 11 20:34:21 2009 by Anna
How to choose backyard mushroom varieties
Posted Wed Feb 11 08:05:16 2009 by Anna
Sycamore mushroom logs
Posted Mon Feb 9 18:33:54 2009 by Mark
Shitake Mushroom Cultivation
Posted Wed Oct 22 20:34:39 2008 by Mark

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I want to grow mushrooms but is not sure how, to do it i have read how to grow mushrooms on the internet . I want to know wat is the contras between the spron and compus . And evertyng that is needed to know how to grow it. Can ypu pls help me.

Thans

Hans

Comment by Hans Dorfling Fri Nov 9 03:33:48 2012
Hans --- If you read the posts linked above, you'll know everything I know. :-) Alternatively, if you want a short-cut, I summed it all up in a 99 cent ebook as well. Good luck!
Comment by anna Fri Nov 9 07:36:04 2012