Mushroom projects - My Edible Landscape 1. Maitake (Grifola frondosa) - spore print from Sam My plan is to germinate the spores in liquid culture, then inoculate cardboard, then bury around my chestnut trees. 2. Welcome to Culture Collection The names of all media used to maintain strains at CCAP are given below, listed alphabetically under the acronyms used in the "Culture" section of the strain data. Combinations of basic media used at CCAP are given in the form JM:SE with the major component given first, and are included alphabetically in the recipe list. Biphasic media are given in the form PJ/NN with the liquid component given first (but note that f/2 and SNA/5 are not biphasic media). Click on any of the following to view its recipe.
Hypsizygus ulmarius Hypsizygus ulmarius [ Basidiomycetes > Agaricales > Tricholomataceae > Hypsizygus . . . ] by Ron Meyers One of my favorite table mushrooms is the Oyster Mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus. Getting Started with Mushroom Cultivation by Terri Marie Beauséjour Copyright 1999, all rights reserved. This article first appeared in Mushroom: the Journal of Wild Mushrooming. Subscriptions are $25 for four quarterly issues from Mushroom the Journal, 1511 E. 54th St. Chicago, IL 60615. The Wisdom of Simplicity If you have been intrigued by the prospect of growing your own mushrooms, perhaps after a bit of research you became daunted by the complexity and potential expense of "sterile techniques," "clean rooms," "laminar flow hoods" and "agar media."
Fatguy's Agar Technique Agar inoculation has been used for cultivation mushrooms as well as bacteria and molds for several years. The key to using an agar solution in cultivating mushrooms is sterility. Keeping the work surface and your hands clean and free of contaminants is the most important thing in using agar. I recommend that a HEPA system be used but since most people that use this forum cannot afford one, a glove box can be successfully used or a homemade HEPA design (what I use) will work. How To Grow Pink Oyster Mushrooms The pink oyster mushroom is the perfect choice for the first-time mushroom cultivator. It grows at room temperature and anywhere warmer. Members of our cultivation group have used many different cultivation methods, and the only one that actually killed the mushroom was direct exposure to the sun and drying in a hot house.
Gourmet mushrooms in an old coffee cup The best part about this project is that it is dead simple and most of the materials can be acquired easily and for free. Really all you need is: Empty coffee cup(s) Enough coffee grounds to fill your cups Oyster mushroom spawn Growth on Agar Perhaps this will be the year when you devote a corner of your garden to growing your own portabellas, criminis, shitakes, shaggy manes, Lepiotas, oysters, enokitakes. In this column we will give a basic outline of mushroom cultivation techniques and try to answer your questions about cultivation. Each article will briefly cover a different aspect of mushroom cultivation:
Shiitake Phone Book TEK - Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms Right now I am switching careers to become a secondary mathematics teacher. Our family dream is to move to Alaska in about three years, buy between five and ten acres of forested area and basically start a "perma-culture compound". Getting into mushrooming and mycology has given us so many cool tools to dream with. Between getting a new degree in math, and struggling with the crummy income of a musician...I am just too time, and financially strained to go roaming around getting the stuff I need to do a good shiitake TEK with sawdust. As I have been perusing the board however, I found some RR photos of Shiitakes growing on phone books. He says:
Part II. MUSHROOM CULTIVATION BY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES - A guide Introduction Introduction to mushroom cultivation Step 1. ABOUT MUSHROOMS Step 2. PRODUCING PDA MEDIUM Step 4. MULTIPLYING SPAWN ON SORGHUM SEEDS Step 5. PRODUCING SUBSTRATE BAGS Step 6. Alexis Williams wwff Aug 22 I will be selling Phone book kits at the Stitsville Organic Farmers Market on Thursday between 3:30 and 6:30. Aug 15 After a week in montreal I found all sorts of mushrooms growing on my reject phone book stack. Aug 7 Pleurotus ostreatus - Mycology Wiki Pleurotus ostreatus Pleurotus ostreatus, the pearl oyster mushroom, is a common mushroom prized for its edibility. Long cultivated in Asia, it is now cultivated around the world for food. It is related to the similarly cultivated king oyster mushroom, pleurotus eryngii.
Mushroomers ClubGrowing Mushrooms The Easy Way With Hydrogen Peroxide ~ mushroomers club What Is Hydrogen Peroxide and Why is it Used in Mushroom Cultivation? According to Wikipedia, hydrogen peroxide is a clear and odorless liquid similar to water with a strong oxidizing capacity. Due to its oxidizing properties it is used as a bleach or cleaning agent.
Oysters and phonebooks (fungi forum at permies) My background with growing mushrooms started out with doing everything sterile. I have been working bit by bit each year to try to reduce all the sterile measures I use and for this oyster mushrooms are great because they're so vigorous. This phone book I originally soaked in a weak solution of bleach water. The stem butt cultures involve no sterile technique whatsoever. I simply chop the butts off on my cutting board, tear off some cardboard or paper product from the recycle bin, and raid our cabinet full of plastic bags.