Lentinula edodes - Mycology Wiki Lentinula edodes The Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) is an edible mushroom native to East Asia, which is cultivated and consumed in many Asian countries. Shittake's cultivation in the west is generally limited to hobby cultivators. Cap: 5-25 cm broad, black when young, dark brown to light brown with age and hemispheric, expanding to convex and planar at maturity. Spore print: white Spores: 5-6.5 x 3-3.5 microns, ovoid to oblong ellipsoid. Bruising: brown Gills: white and even at first, serrated with age Stipe: fibrous and tough Veil: absent Mycelium: white at first, becoming longitudinally linear and cottony-aerial in age, rarely rhizomorphic. species Hello and welcome to the new Mushroom John's "Tales of the Shrooms, a newly rewritten Psilocybian Mushroom Identification Guide. In this section you will find several pages on how to identify and preserve psilocybian mushrooms for microscopic identification. Also considered are short chapters on their history, their cultivations, various strains of Psilocybe cubensis from around the World as well as a chapter on All Things Amanita/Soma.
Mushroom Garden Patches by Terri Marie Beauséjour Copyright 1999, all rights reserved. Have you ever considered growing mushrooms in your garden? 10 Cheap Gardening Methods To Food Independence Alex Pietrowski, Staff WriterWaking Times The issue of food quality and food independence is of critical importance these days, and people are recognizing just how easy and fun it is to grow your own food at home. When renegade gardener Ron Finley said, “growing your own food is like printing money,” he was remarking on the revolutionary nature of re-establishing control over your health and your pocket book as a means of subverting the exploitative and unhealthy food systems that encourage the over-consumption of processed and fast foods. Thanks to the internet, the availability of parts and materials, and good old-fashioned ingenuity, there is a wide range of in-home, and in-apartment, gardening systems that are easy to construct and maintain, and that can provide nutritious, organic, and low-cost food for you and your family. Aquaponics
How To Grow Mushrooms The Process for growing mushrooms is pretty easy. But it does vary depending on the type of mushroom you are growing. With this tutorial I will show you a typical and easy way to grow Pearl Oyster Mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus). You Will need: Mountain Mushroom Farm-Certified Organic Shiitake Mushrooms - Let's Grow Mushrooms Organic Shiitake Mushrooms Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture USDA Organic Label
CRYSTALS OF THE GODS The following alcohol extraction tek is what I consider to be almost the greatest discovery in the history of the religious use of the ancient entheogens. In all the records and reports around the world of the use of natural plant entheogens, there is a universal truth. And that truth is that the plant entheogens demand a serious price to pay for them to show their wonders, and that price is a very bad stomach reaction. Usually, vomiting is a part of the experience. And that is because one has to take a lot of the plant material to get the entheogenic power therein. But this tek has changed all of that. MycoBoost Results You Can See! MycoBoost's effectiveness can be viewed under an Electron Microscope. The picture at left is an electronmicrograph of mycorrhizal filaments holding sand grains in place and improving soil structure. Radiating threads are mycorrhizal fungi that act as extensions of the plant root system to absorb nutrients.
Grow Your Own Truffles You don’t have to send cash to unfriendly foreign countries to enjoy black truffles anymore; this pungent and precious fungi is now being grown right here in good ole’ redneck North Carolina. WARNING! Despite the grandiose claims by Garland Truffles that it’s reasonable to make $25,000 per acre growing truffles, there are many well-documented failures. Our bottom line was that while there is a promise of $25k/acre yield, and daily hand-weeding and care for the years preceding the harvest can easily eat-up the profits . . . The State of North Carolina department of Agriculture did a $250,000 truffle grant in 2003 and the results for the foirst truffle harvest will be available in 2009.