Re: [pfaf] Re: any particular use for Christmas tree branches?
- Great notion Johanna, I forgot those commercial growers as there are
different size of xmas trees growing naturally all around our pastureland
biotope, and in the neighbouring forests... Thanks also for you Steve,
as think I will for now on inoculate trunks (which are not used for
fire/construction/compost) with Hypholóma capnoídes and grow them
within the rasp- & blueberrygarden in the boreal.
On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 02:04:06PM -0500, Johanna Huss Dowd wrote:
> Proceed with care. Most commercially grown xmas trees here in the us are
> treated with any number of pesticides, herbicides etc.
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> Hi Everyone,
> I have been inoculating christmas trees with edible mushroom mycelium.
> I used Phoenix Fir Oyster mushroom mycelium on softwood dowels.
> Tools required were a drill, 5/16 inch bit and a mallet.
> If you visit www.fungi.com you can see some of the products I've used.
> The dowels are under the name "Plug Spawn."
> In a normal garden setting in Bermuda, I got results at almost exactly
> the same time I inoculated in the previous year (in other words, time
> till fruiting was about 1 year), and I didn't do anything except spray
> water once in a while and cover the logs with some burlap (a.k.a.
> Nice use of a throw-away resource.
> By my own example I hoped to become a living refutation to the cult of
> anointed expertise which has poisoned every aspect of our liberties.
> Time we were done with this thing.
> This was once a land where every sane person knew how to build a
> shelter, grow food, and entertain one another.
> Now we have been rendered permanent children. It's the architects of
> forced schooling who are responsible for that.
> ~ John Taylor Gatto
> (from "Dumbing Us Down)
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- Thanks everybody!Actually I was preparing myself to grow different kind of mushroom on oak trunks...Could you tell me where I can get the spores of Phoenix Fir Oyster and Hypholóma capnoídes from european companies?There are any other commercial available mushroom that I can gorw on Fir Trunks?Thanks again to everybodyMatteo
- I could get you Hypholoma capnoides - next autumright now it is all under the snow...........Geir Flatabø2010/1/27 Matteo Mazzola <silvanelfo@...>Thanks everybody!Actually I was preparing myself to grow different kind of mushroom on oak trunks...Could you tell me where I can get the spores of Phoenix Fir Oyster and Hypholóma capnoídes from european companies?There are any other commercial available mushroom that I can gorw on Fir Trunks?Thanks again to everybody