Growing Shiitake Mushrooms at Home

A delight to the palate, the home-grown, edible shiitake mushrooms can turn waste-wood into $20-per-pound produce.

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A shady, wind protected spot in the woods is an ideal place to cure the logs which you plan to inoculate with shiitake spawn. This crib-stack method allows air to flow freely around the billets.
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