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Mushroom log preparation

 box elder tree day

Project oyster mushroom logs step 1. Cut down small, fresh, box elder trees to be carried to the new soaking station.

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Where is he new soaking station?
Comment by Sheila Sat Feb 20 20:55:41 2010
We're moving them all to the shady spot behind the trailer. Where we had them is just too far from the center of activity --- I didn't remember to check on them every day last summer, so some of the mushrooms got too ripe. Closer is always better!
Comment by anna Sun Feb 21 08:32:50 2010

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