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Predicting when mushroom logs will fruit?

shitake mushroom log

This post is to remind me next year at this time to check our mushroom logs.

These Shitake mushrooms would've been yummy last week.

Maybe a daily chart of soil temperatures would provide some insight into predicting when a Shitake log might be ready to pop some fruit out?

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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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