Author: Ryan H.

COVID-19 Shipping Update

COVID-19 Shipping Update

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are currently shipping orders, but customers may experience a 5-7 day delay in dispatch times as our team works reduced hours with limited access to our facility. All orders will be shipped as promptly as possible and tracking information provided by email. We are deeply sorry for any difficulty this may cause. If […]
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Preserving Mushrooms

Preserving Mushrooms

Keeping The Fruits of Your Labor So, you have managed to grow, buy or forage more awesome edible mushrooms than you can eat. Well done! Instead of letting them rot in the drawer of your fridge, or giving them away to friends too lazy to get their own, I would suggest preserving them in any […]
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Cooking With Mushrooms Basics

Cooking With Mushrooms Basics

Cooking With Mushrooms I’ve met many people in my travels who absolutely abhor eating mushrooms of any kind, and one can certainly understand their aversion since, for many people, their experience is limited to slimy undercooked sliced button mushrooms on an otherwise perfectly fine pizza or grilled but undercooked and slimy portobellos. Indeed, these two […]
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Inoculating Brown Rice Jars with 10cc Culture Syringes

Inoculating Brown Rice Jars with 10cc Culture Syringes

Some think inoculation is a complicated process, but you don't need a hood or any fancy equipment for inoculation of jars. Just have a little respect for the task and the level of cleanliness it requires. Really much more time and care is spent preparing the jars themselves than actually inoculating them. Start by choosing a work surface where [...]
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Cathy’s Lab: Running Oysters – Sawdust vs Grain Spawn and Other Insights.

Cathy’s Lab: Running Oysters – Sawdust vs Grain Spawn and Other Insights.

For simplicity, only Straw is referred to in this blog. What is meant by “Straw” is any cellulosic agricultural waste product that can be used to grow oyster mushrooms; for example corncobs, cottonseed hulls, sugarcane bagasse, nut and seed shells, legume hulls, lawn clippings, cereal straws, and the list goes on and on. $(document).ready(function() [...]
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