Category Archives: Mushrooms

Inoculating Mushroom Logs

MorelNorthwest Michigan is something of a mushroom paradise.  This spring, I’ve already enjoyed several different foraged mushroom species:  morel (Morchella spp.), dryad’s saddle (aka pheasant’s back, Polyporus squamosus, which is not considered a choice edible, but is worth trying), and oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus spp.).  And I got to enjoy the first shiitake (Lentinula edodes) harvested at Two Fish Farms from logs inoculated last year. Continue reading