A spore adrift, hanging delicately in the air, is that me or what I give? Currents rise and fall so slight only the most fragile attest to its force. The mere drag of a leaf’s individual canopy catching air completely changes a spore’s path. Is empathy for the wild overshadowing the potential in domestication, the … Continue reading Being Fungi
Practicing sterile culture methods at home for mushroom cultivation!
Yesterday I harvested my first crop of pink oyster mushrooms and tried them for the first time (to me, they tasted exactly like scallops when cooked and makeup when raw, loved them both ways). The excitement has been rejuvenating. Hobbyist mycology is both fast paced and flexible in how much time or energy is expended— … Continue reading Of Fungi and Fun Times