Our 2020 Growing Season Begins

The very first shiitake mushrooms we see each season are volunteers, pushing their way out from under the bark as springtime temperatures oscillate and gradually warm.  These first mushrooms are gorgeous, decorated with cracking flower patterns and filled with rich flavors.  And now, they’ve emerged!  Our 2020 growing season is here at last! This year,…

Resources

Helpful Resources for Mushroom Lovers: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms on Logs (pdf) → An outline of shiitake cultivation basics

Shiitake Cultivation Workshop

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms Workshop Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County Sat. May 18, 2019; 9 – 11:30am Chemung County Fairgrounds 4-H Building Learn to grow your own shiitake mushrooms!  Gillian and John will walk you through the steps of inoculating, caring for, and harvesting mushrooms from hardwood logs.  We’ll cover many aspects of production, from…

Fungal Diversity Talk– Come learn with us!

We are thrilled to be giving a talk this Thursday, February 21st 2019 from 5:30-7:00 PM at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County! Our topic is “Diversity of Macrofungi of New York State“; it’s a mouthful, but that’s apt because there’s so much to talk about!  Come marvel with us over the incredible mushrooms and…