cooking the grains in the pressure cooker
Ken instructs us on how to repot the plants in the greenhouse
repotting the plants
Picking wild cherries. They are super sweet. First day of the raining season.
Ken makes some cuttings of the cherry tree. This is a great day for mushrooms, but we will have to wait about 7-10 days for the good edible mushrooms to grow.
Ken demonstrates drilling an oak log to inoculate mushroom dowels.
Dowel Spawns: Lion's Mane, Reishi, Maitake, Shiitake, and Italian Oyster.
Students drilling the logs for inoculation.
Ken makes sure everyone is doing it correctly.
David gives an overview of sterile transfer method using a King Trumpet.
David demonstrates sterile transfer method inside of the transfer hood.
Students making spawn bags with hydrogen peroxide treated hay (9 parts of H2O and 1 part of H2O2)
Labeling the bags with names of spawn
Incubation chamber for grain jars and agar tubes to grow mycilia faster
Petting Ken's pet rooster, King.
King is a pet rooster.