Tag: mycelium

Ligaya Gardening Tips #7 Encourage fungi

Some of our best garden helpers work unseen. Fungi are at the interface of the organic and inorganic and do so much for our gardens, even those varieties that we can’t eat

Mycelia madness

I’ve added the fungal spawn I got at Jess’s Intermediate Mushroom Growing workshop to coffee grounds from my favourite cafe. There are Elm and Yellow Oyster mushroom spawn and I found a bag of inoculated grain for White Button Mushrooms that was several years… Continue Reading “Mycelia madness”

Mycelia from Slape’s

I got two kinds of mushroom spawn, Blue and White Oysters, from Slape’s Mushroom House a couple of weekends ago. The mycelia are growing well, covering the straw at the top of the bags and slowly moving south. About a month from now we… Continue Reading “Mycelia from Slape’s”

Mushrooms do grow on coffee.

Mushrooms are easy to grow on recycled materials. Here I have white button mushrooms growing on coffee grounds that were scavenged from a local coffee shop. I spread some innoculated grain over the surface, made sure all was moist, but not wet and covered… Continue Reading “Mushrooms do grow on coffee.”

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