1. The Discovery Chew chew chew. Pluck! Chew chew chew. Pluck! Pluck! Chew chew chew. “Ahhhh.” Emma was happy. The sun was shining and the gras was fresh and green. Pluck! Chew chew chew. Taking a deep breath, she relaxed and nature called. But what was that? Emma turned around and looked at her… You […]
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How to Grow Mushrooms: In this blog post I will begin to explain how to grow mushrooms. I will start by telling you how I prepare spawn jars with WBS grain. I use three types of grain and each are prepared differently. I will start off by reminding everyone, there are many techniques in mushroom […]
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How do Mushrooms reproduce? As I have mentioned in an earlier post (see The Mushroom Life Cycle), when trying to cultivate mushrooms, it is important to know about their life stages and how mushrooms reproduce. You can use this knowledge not only to provide the best conditions to grow your mushrooms, but also to improve and […]
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The Blue Oyster Mushroom As a biology teacher, I have an interest in all things natural, and have recently come to really appreciate the mighty mushroom with its many facets. As I’ve been researching on mushrooms and their beneficial values as gourmet and medicinal foods, I found myself wanting to share my findings with whoever […]
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