Growing Shitake Mushrooms
Did you know that you can grow shitake mushrooms at home? Well we are trying it and will report how it goes. We bought our first pre-inoculated log about 2 years ago. It cost about $30 from a mail order company. We did everything they said to do…soak the log, put it in the shade, keep it moist…but nothing happened. It was supposed to produce mushrooms about 8 months after we got it…in the spring and fall for up to 5 years. Well we didn’t have anything happen. I called the company, and for $10 more they sent us another one last spring….again nothing happened.
I had pretty much given up on them…but lo and behold, just this past week there were mushrooms! Read More