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Mushroom Garden Patches

Mushroom Garden Patches
by Terri Marie Beauséjour Copyright 1999, all rights reserved. Have you ever considered growing mushrooms in your garden? A wide variety of fungi possess qualities of edibility and/or aesthetic beauty appropriate for both the flower and kitchen gardens, or even for general landscaping. They may be grown with no greater effort than that required for plants. In fact, many varieties will thrive nicely with little or no maintenance. Agaricus species (the Portobello, the Prince, the Horse Mushroom, etc.) are adaptable to grassy areas among trees. Edible Tricholomas growing in a Garden in Thailand. Intrigued? You should begin by taking a fresh view of your garden or landscape from a new perspective; analyze its "fungamentals." Note conditions of sun and shade, wind and humidity. Once you have considered the possibilities, you should determine what mushroom varieties are suitable and desirable. Coprinus comatus The delicious Shaggy Mane. Macrolepiota procera and M. rachodes Lepista nuda Sources

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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 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.

Making a Reishi/Ganoderma Mushroom Double-Extract Tincture Stump with reishi growing! Most plants are fairly easy to prepare in terms of medicine–you can either tincture them, use them fresh, or create a tea or something similar. Reishi, the most incredible healing mushroom, requires a bit more preparation than a standard tincture to extract all of the medicinal benefits. This post will describe the method for getting the most out of the reishi mushroom commonly found on Eastern Hemlocks in forests in the midwest and eastern US. This extraction method would work with any reishi mushroom, including those you would purchase or wildcraft. To understand what we need to extract the mushroom’s healing properties, we have to understand where it derives its healing. How to Add Coconut Oil to Hot and Cold Drinks Photo by Jeremiah Shilhavy by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Getting more coconut oil into your regular meals and drinks can be a bit challenging to those new to the product, but it’s actually a lot easier than you’d think. Coconut oil can be used not only in cooking, baking, and frying, but in drinks both hot and cold. The main problems of the oil clumping into irritating little balls (although some people actually like them!)

How to Dry & Store Oyster Mushrooms We have a special tree deep in a beech wood that gives us oyster mushrooms every year, usually after a cold snap. I went there this morning to see if the mycellium was running but it is still dormant. When the muchrooms grow they appear in wonderful fluted abundance and we can never eat them all fresh. Fungi Online: An Introduction to the Biology of Fungi - Hyphal Ultrastructure Diagram illustrating the ultrastructure of a septate hypha Each HYPHA is: essentially a tube - consisting of a rigid wall and containing protoplasm tapered at its tip - this is the region of active growth (i.e. the extension zone). SEPTA (cross-walls), if present, can usually be observed down a light microscope some fungi possess septa at regular intervals along the lengths of their hyphae in others, cross-walls form only to isolate old or damaged regions of a hypha or to isolate reproductive structures. some septa possess one of more PORES - such septa divide up the hyphae into a series of interconnected HYPHAL COMPARTMENTS, rather than separate, discrete cells.

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. Brick Cap [aka Kuritake - the Chestnut Mushroom] (Hypholoma sublateritium) - spore print from Sam My plan is to germinate the spores in liquid culture, then inoculate cardboard, then grow outside on wood chips. 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. For consumers, it is usually available from pharmacies at 3 and 6wt% concentrations.

Possibly The Healthiest Cookie In The World: How To Make Chocolate Avocado Cookies Yes, there is such a thing as “healthy cookies”! And these do not contain any artificial sweeteners added, so be careful. Instead of butter, for these chocolate cookies you need avocado. Sounds crazy, right? Make a Living from Growing Mushrooms Cookbooks are full of them, Charlie Dimmock has had her hands on them and, as one has come to expect, the supermarkets have sourced their own plastic versions... We are, of course, talking about 'wild' mushrooms. Not only are we being told how to cook them but there are maps telling us where to go to collect them; what time of year to go looking for them and how much one would have to pay to buy them at market. Chanterelle, cep, parasol, blewit, horse mushroom, field mushroom, beefsteak and the aptly named chicken of the wood are fast becoming familiar names to an ever-increasing number of people.