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Mini mushroom log update

close up of mini mushroom logs being soaked in water

Soaking our mini mushroom logs in a pan of water every other week seems to be enough to keep them moist.

We also wrap each one in a grocery bag to hold in moisture.

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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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I wish I had inoculated the logs when my Elm was felled. Also the whole mini thing is useful. Dragging wet mushroom logs out of water can be back breaking work.
Comment by Maggie Tue Mar 10 15:03:23 2015
And here I was thinking you were about to start a photo series of modern art. :-)
Comment by Roland_Smith Tue Mar 10 18:23:53 2015

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