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​A Mushroom a Day Keeps the Dentist and Cardiologist Away

​A Mushroom a Day Keeps the Dentist and Cardiologist Away

Coming to a store near you… mushroom cookies! In the last few years, several mushroom extracts have been patented for use in “dental health foods” (Kato, Kikuchi et al.; Nam ; Sekiya, Konda et al.) Imagine eating all the confections you want and never getting a cavity because the cookies are laced with mushrooms. Not only will mushrooms make cookies tooth-friendly, they [...]
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When is the Best Time to Plug Logs, and Other Nitty-Gritty on Mushroom Log Cultivation

When is the Best Time to Plug Logs, and Other Nitty-Gritty on Mushroom Log Cultivation

The best time of the year to plug logs, at least here in East Tennessee, is February and March because of the weather and the sap run. Logs we have plugged this time of year have produced mushrooms in 4-5 months. However we have had success plugging logs all year just as long as logs [...]
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Wisdom gained in the preparation of sterilized mushroom media.

Wisdom gained in the preparation of sterilized mushroom media.

We've been preparing and shipping sterilized mushroom media for a good many years now. Experience is an invaluable teacher when it comes to this sort of thing, even with the guidance of wonderfully crafted manuals, mushroom resource books, and other references. One thing we have learned through the years, especially when it comes to the [...]
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