Summer 2015

Lori will be at the market periodically throughout the summer.

 

Workshops

Chris will be giving two workshops on growing gourmet mushrooms around the home at the MSU Garden Day on Saturday, August 1. The workshops will be held at 10:45 am and 1:15 pm. Please note there is a cost of $75.60 for the entire day including programs and workshops, of which Chris' presentations will be just one component. For those who are interested in learning how to become a certified wild-mushroom forager in Michigan, please visit midwestmycology.org.



 

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Easygrow Plug Spawn

For Hardwoods

Shiitake (Lentinula edodes):

Strains: Brown Dragon—a wide range strain that is a prolific producer. Wide Range 69—a popular wide-range strain from Japan. Florida 55—a warm weather strain that fruits primarily during the warmer months of summer. Marquette—a cold weather strain that fruits primarily in late winter/early spring, and late fall (depending on your particular location).

Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum):

Grows well on hardwood logs buried vertically into the ground after incubation.

Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus sulphureus):

Especially productive on freshly cut stumps, this mushroom can also be grown on logs that are vertically buried in the sand or gravel after incubation.

Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor):

A potent medicinal, this strain grows fast on hardwood logs and is very prolific.

Maitake/Hen of the Woods (Grifola frondosa):

Grows well on Oak and other hardwood stumps, as well as logs planted vertically in the ground after incubation.

Lobster Flavored Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus):

One of the most exquisite of flavored, riddled with lobster and seafood overtones, this mushroom is best grown on hardwoods, but some success on softwoods can be achieved.

Lavender Oyster (Pleurotus ostreatus):

One of the fastest growing species, oysters will produce prolific crops of mushrooms starting only 6 months after inoculation.

White Oyster (Pleurotus ostreatus):

A very fast-growing strain cloned from the grounds of our facility in Michigan. Fast production on stumps or logs.

Dryads Saddle (Polyporous squamosus):

One of the first mushrooms to appear in the spring (right around the same time as morels, this mushroom

For Softwoods

Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus sulphureus):

Especially productive on freshly cut stumps, this mushroom can also be grown on logs that are vertically buried in sand or gravel after incubation.

Phoenix Oyster (Pleurotus pulmonarius):

Grows well on softwood stumps, including fir, spruce and other pines. Logs can be vertically buried in the ground after incubation.

Lobster Flavored Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus):

One of the most exquisite of flavored, riddled with lobster and seafood overtones, this mushroom is best grown on hardwoods, but some success on softwoods can be achieved.
 
 
 

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